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About Child Maltreatment

About Child Maltreatment

Kawartha-Haliburton Children’s Aid Society is a child protection agency mandated under the Child, Youth and Family Services Act, 2017, in Ontario. Our responsibility is to protect children from harm or risk of harm due to neglect and physical, sexual, or emotional abuse. The protection and wellbeing of children and youth is a shared responsibility with the community. All adults have a responsibility to keep kids safe and to speak up for children and youth who need help. We believe every child and youth has a right to safety and wellbeing.


Ontario Dress Purple Day: October 24

Ontario Dress Purple Day: October 24

Ontario Dress Purple Day takes place across the province annually on October 24. It is a day to proclaim that every child and youth has a right to safety and well-being. It ...

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Human Trafficking in Canada

Human Trafficking in Canada

Human trafficking, a heinous crime, involves the recruitment, transportation, harbouring and/or exercising control, direction or influence over the movements of a person in order to exploit that person, typically through sexual exploitation ...

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Signs of Abuse

Signs of Abuse

PHYSICAL ABUSE Physical Indicators Injuries that don’t fit the explanation Presence of several injuries that are at different stages Facial injuries in infants and preschool children Injuries don’t fit well with the ...

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Types of Abuse

Types of Abuse

There are multiple forms of abuse: physical abuse, emotional abuse, sexual abuse, or neglect. Physical Abuse Physical abuse is when a child suffers physical harm, or risk of harm, at the hands ...

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Updates from Kawartha-Haliburton CAS

Executive Director Jennifer Wilson Retires, Jennifer McLauchlan Appointed Interim Executive Director

A message on behalf of the Board of Directors of Kawartha-Haliburton Children’s Aid Society: Earlier this fall, the Board of Directors of Kawartha-Haliburton Children’s Aid Society announced Executive Director ...

Foster Care & Adoption Info Session Dec 3 2019

Foster Care & Adoption Information Session - Dec 3 2019 6-8pm

Come join us for a Foster Care & Adoption Information Session on December 3, 2019 from 6-8 pm – KHCAS Peterborough Office, 1100 Chemong Road, Ptbo. To register, please ...

Invitation to Participate in Strategic Planning Survey

Invitation to Participate in Strategic Planning Survey: Youth, Service Users, Resources Families, Volunteers and Community Partners Kawartha-Haliburton Children’s Aid Society is planning for the future. As part of the ...

PALS NETWORK PRESENTS: Trauma Informed Yoga: Mindful Meditative Practice For Adoptive Parents and Kids

  Join us as the PALS Adoption Support Group presents: Trauma Informed Yoga: Mindful Meditative Practice Tuesday, September 24, 2019 6-8 pm Durham CAS, 1320 Airport Boulevard, Oshawa Two ...

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