Archive for the Community Partners Category

Ontario’s premier research study on child abuse has released its latest findings

The Ontario Incidence Study of Reported Child Abuse and Neglect has released its latest findings on child abuse in Ontario. The last Study was published in 2008. The findings are based on 5,265 child maltreatment investigations tracked at 17 child welfare agencies from every jurisdiction in the […]

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Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives Releases Time to Grow Up

On January 27, the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) released Time to Grow Up – Family Practices for the Way we Live Now, its study highlighting current Canadian trends related to childcare, parental leave, child and family tax policies, and jobs and income. The study finds the federal […]

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Free legal services for foster families and youth seeking to complete the adoption process

OACAS and Pro Bono Law Ontario have partnered to provide free legal services for foster families and youth seeking to complete the adoption process. Services include: Legal advice and representation for parents and youth over 18 Legal advice for foster parents adopting children under 18 Information about the […]

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Ultimate Health Rights Survival Guide

The Ontario Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth (OPACY) has produced a guide to help young people in provincial care understand and exercise their health rights. Anchored in recommendations from My Real Life Book (the report from the Youth Leaving Care Legislative Hearings) the Ultimate Health Rights Survival Guide provides young people with information […]

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