If you have concerns about a child please call 705.743.9751 or 1.800.661.2843
At the Kawartha-Haliburton Children’s Aid Society, we fundamentally believe that the protection and well-being of children and youth is a shared responsibility with the community.
Legislative and child welfare standards governing Ontario’s children’s aid societies acknowledge the importance of community, heritage, and cultural ties for Indigenous children. First Nations communities in Ontario have long worked to re-gain ...LEARN MORE ABOUT Indigenous Services
It is a responsibility of children’s aid societies to pay special attention to the experiences of the most vulnerable Francophone families and children in Ontario. Access to French-Language services has been a ...LEARN MORE ABOUT Francophone
Ontario’s children’s aid societies serve communities across the province. As Ontario becomes more diverse, child welfare agencies are interacting with consumers from many different cultural and linguistic backgrounds. In recognition of this, ...LEARN MORE ABOUT Ethno-Culture
Many families involved with the child welfare system deal with parental substance abuse issues. Research shows that good working relationships and collaborations between child welfare and addiction services are supported through securing ...LEARN MORE ABOUT Addiction
Research now shows that 1 in 5 Canadians will suffer from a mental illness throughout their lifetime (Government of Canada, 2006). There is prevalence of the co-occurrence of child welfare and parental ...LEARN MORE ABOUT Mental Health Services
The Kawartha-Haliburton Children’s Aid Society is one of many service providers that act as a safety net to families and children in our communities. Community services are in place to help children ...LEARN MORE ABOUT Family and Children’s Services
The Kawartha-Haliburton Children’s Aid Society works closely with several agencies who provide services to children who may need specialized services to reach their full potential. Boys and Girls Club of Kawartha Lakes ...LEARN MORE ABOUT Supports for Children with Special Needs
Approximately 1 in 5 referrals to the Kawartha-Haliburton Children’s Aid Society are related to the violence against women and domestic violence concerns. With respect to violence against women, there is a significant ...LEARN MORE ABOUT Violence against Women/Domestic Violence
The goal of the Ontario youth justice system is to help youth 12 to 17 in trouble with the law to contribute to the community and succeed. The Kawartha-Haliburton Children’s Aid Society ...LEARN MORE ABOUT Youth Justice
MEDIA RELEASE Kawartha-Haliburton Children’s Aid Society Responds to COVID-19 Kawartha-Haliburton Children’s Aid Society supports the Province’s decision to include Children’s Aid Societies in the list of essential businesses, organizations ...