Now, more than ever, there are children, youth and families in our community, and in our care, that need our support and our service.

Your help is needed now more than ever to support Hamilton’s families and children during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Food shortages, job loss, domestic violence, and abuse are only some of the obstacles experienced by the most vulnerable children, youth, and families in our community. Many of you have reached out asking how you can assist.…

Duty to Report Survey

The Children’s Aid Society of Hamilton is working in partnership with children’s aid societies across the province to improve supports and services around the duty to report process in Ontario. We are seeking to learn about the experience of service organizations and community partners with respect to duty to report, including identifying concerns and challenges…

Hamilton CAS Celebrates 125th Anniversary

Hamilton, ON – On Wednesday, September 18, 2019, approximately 150 people came together to acknowledge and celebrate the 125th anniversary of The Children’s Aid Society of Hamilton. During the event we welcomed numerous community partners, volunteers, foster parents staff, retirees, members of the Board. One hundred and twenty-five years ago, a group of Hamiltonians concerned…

Child Welfare Engagement Process

The Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services (MCCSS) has launched their child welfare engagement campaign to gain insights that will help transform and strengthen Ontario’s child welfare system to give every child, youth and family the support they need to succeed and thrive. Through direct engagement with key stakeholders, in-person meetings with children’s aid…

School Supplies for Success

The Children’s Aid Society of Hamilton will once again be collecting donations of new back to school supplies to be distributed to children involved with the Society and living with kin or in their own homes. Please consider helping the Society provide these youngsters with new school supplies to help start the school year off feeling confident and…