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…

Dress Purple Day 2019

Every October, children’s aid societies from across the province raise awareness about the rights of children and youth to safety, permanency and well-being, as well as the important role that adults and the community plays in helping children, youth and families in need of support. On Dress Purple Day – Thursday, October 24th, 2019, we…

2018-2019 Annual Report

A Letter to the Hamilton Community I am pleased to present you with the 2018-2019 Annual Report for The Children’s Aid Society of Hamilton. The past year has brought significant change and some uncertainty for not only the Society but the child welfare sector as a whole. Early in the year, the agency underwent one…