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OACAS distributes news releases and advisories about important child welfare matters including advocacy, public awareness and current issues.

Media Contact: For media inquiries, please contact Brynn Clarke at 416-987-3691 | 1-800-718-1797 ext. 3691 | bclarke@oacas.org

November 1, 2016
November is Adoption Awareness Month – Children’s Aid Societies advocate for life-long relationships for children and youth in care, while addressing the myths about public adoption

October 18, 2016
October is Child Abuse Prevention Month: Children’s Aid Societies and schools across the province “Break the Silence” and GO PURPLE on October 19, 2016

October 3, 2016
October is Child Abuse Prevention Month: Your call to Children’s Aid could be the most important in a child’s life

September 28, 2016
One Vision One Voice launching Practice Framework to support better outcomes for African Canadian families in Ontario child welfare system

September 26, 2016
One Vision One Voice launching its Practice Framework to change the Ontario child welfare system to better serve African Canadians

May 9, 2016
Ontario’s youth celebrate Children and Youth in Care Day at the Ontario Legislature

April 29, 2016
The Ontario Association of Children’s Aid Societies responds to the recommendations from the jury at the Katelynn Sampson inquest

November 4, 2015
OACAS and Children’s Aid Societies Launch Adoption Awareness Month — “There are many paths to lifelong connections”

October 1, 2015
October is Child Abuse Prevention Month: Did you know that a phone call to Children’s Aid can prevent abuse?

September 14, 2015
Historic consultation about child welfare takes place with African Canadian community on September 15 in North York

August 31, 2015
African Canadian Community to Play Lead Role in Creating Child Welfare Framework

May 12, 2015
Youth celebrate Children and Youth in Care Day on May 14 while continuing to push for changes to the child welfare system

May 6, 2015
Kunuwanimano Child and Family Services Achieves Designation as CAS

March 31, 2015
Kina Gbezhgomi Child and Family Services Achieves Designation as CAS

February 11, 2015
OACAS responds to jury recommendations from the Inquest into the death of Jeffrey Baldwin

November 27, 2014
CAS groups call for action now on worker safety recommendations

November 20, 2014
A Worldwide Commitment to Protecting Children’s Rights November 20 marks the 25th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child

November 10, 2014
It is time to act to change the lives of Ontario’s vulnerable children

November 3, 2014
Adoption is an option: Help children and youth create lifelong connections November is Adoption Awareness Month

October 20, 2014
Celebrating the role of foster families in the lives of children and youth in care October 19-25, 2014 is Foster Family Week

October 1, 2014
It takes a community to keep kids safe from fear, harm and violence

June 20, 2014
OACAS Celebrates National Aboriginal Day and Recommits to Bettering Outcomes for Aboriginal Children in Ontario

May 16, 2014
OACAS and Children’s Aid Societies pay tribute to courageous Child Welfare Worker, Nicole Belair

May 14, 2014
Recognizing the strength, bravery and resilience of children and youth in care

February 14, 2014
OACAS thanks the jury in the Coroner’s inquest into the death of Jeffrey Baldwin

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