Protecting Children & Strengthening Families
The Children’s Aid Society (CAS) of Hamilton is a not-for-profit agency that, by law, is required to protect children from physical, sexual and emotional abuse and neglect.
The agency also helps to build healthy families by working with parents to address concerns and resolve issues that impact on a child’s safety and well-being. The Society provides safe, nurturing environments for youngsters that cannot live at home for short-term and long-term periods.
We invite you to browse through our web-site to learn more about your duty to report suspected child abuse and neglect, the variety of services and programs we offer, the opportunities we provide to children in our care, how you can get involved as a volunteer, fostering with the Society, adoption and more.
A community where every child is a gift to be valued, nurtured and kept safe.
The Children's Aid Society of Hamilton, in partnership with families in our community, is committed to the safety, protection, and well-being of children and the strengthening of families, while valuing diversity and promoting equity.
About CHILDREN'S AID SOCIETY OF HAMILTON
The Children's Aid Society of Hamilton was established in 1894 as a non-profit, charitable organization focusing on the well-being and protection of children. The agency is mandated under The Child, Youth and Family Services Act of Ontario to provide child protection services in our community. This Society is funded 100% by the Province of Ontario, through the Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services.