Cannabis legalization arrives on October 17, 2018 making it legal for individuals 19 years of age and older to buy, use, possess and grow recreational cannabis in Ontario. As a child welfare organization, keeping cannabis out of the hands of youth, and keeping kids safe, is of utmost importance. Regulations to prevent underage use of,…Details
Last year, with the community’s support, The Children’s Aid Society of Hamilton was able to support hundreds of children and their families during the holiday season. We are reaching out to the community to help support our program again this year. While many look forward to celebrating the holiday season and sharing gifts with loved…Details
On September 27, 2018, Hamilton CAS staff will be commemorating the Residential School experience and honouring the experience of survivors and their families through participation in Orange Shirt Day activities. The Orange Shirt Day Campaign is designed to commemorate the residential school experience, to witness and honour the healing journey of the survivors and their…Details
Recently, The Children’s Aid Society of Hamilton joined a Service Agreement for Northern Supply Chain (NSC) to be our Contract and Procurement Shared Services Provider. As a result, some of the procurement activity for the Society will be facilitated by NSC. All initiatives facilitated by NSC are issued through the Bonfire E-Tendering Portal which can…Details
If you have ever considered opening your heart and home to children in need through fostering, there is no better time than now. The Children’s Aid Society of Hamilton is experiencing a critical shortage of foster families to care for infants and toddlers in the Hamilton area. For more information on fostering, please contact Rachel…Details
Cafeteria space available for small business owner. Please see attached Expression of Interest Document for further details. All interested operators must attend a mandatory site visit on September 6, 2018 at 9:00 am. Expressions of Interest are due to be submitted by September 17, 2018.
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…Details
It is with profound sadness that we inform you of the passing of Dominic Verticchio, Executive Director of The Children’s Aid Society of Hamilton. After a lengthy illness and courageous fight, Dominic passed away on July 3, 2018, at the age of 68. Read more.
Every October, children’s aid societies raise awareness about the rights of children and youth to safety and well-being, and the responsibility of adults and community services to help children, youth, and their families, who need support. In 2018, the provincial campaign will focus on one day of action – Ontario Dress Purple Day – to…Details
The agency is pleased to be participating in Power Up, an upcoming symposium for Black/African Canadian Youth in Care to be held at the Sheraton Toronto Airport Hotel in Toronto, July 10-11. This is an opportunity for youth to inspire and be inspired! For more information, please visit www.oacas.org/onevisiononevoice.