Hamilton Children’s Aid Society creates innovative Youth Summer Jobs program rooted in empowerment and removing barriers to success

Throughout the pandemic, youth have been facing unique challenges related to employment, housing, education, and resource access. Youth in care have also been experiencing similar challenges.  In response, the Hamilton Children’s Aid Society has started an innovative initiative: a Youth Summer Jobs program for former youth in care that empowers youth by removing barriers and…

Back to School 2021

The Children’s Aid Society of Hamilton will be collecting donations of new backpacks and gift cards to be distributed to children involved with the Society, living with kin or in their own homes. Please consider helping these children start the school year off feeling confident and prepared. The following items would be greatly appreciated: New…

We stand with the Muslim community

We are deeply saddened to learn of the vicious attacks on a Muslim family in London, Ontario on Sunday. Our deepest condolences and thoughts go out to the families, extended families, community, and all those who may be impacted directly and indirectly during this difficult time. This senseless act once again reminds of the xenophobia,…

Call for Board Directors

The Hamilton Children’s Aid Society is seeking candidates for our Board of Directors for a three-year term, with an option for an additional three years, beginning June 2021. The Board of Directors of Hamilton CAS is committed to reflecting our community’s profile and needs in the way we are organized and the way we make…

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.…