One Vision One Voice is a program led by the African Canadian community. It is funded by the Ontario Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services through the Ontario Association of Children’s Aid Societies and addresses the overrepresentation and experiences of disparities faced by African Canadians after coming into contact with the child welfare system.
On January 1, 2020, Part X of the Child, Youth, and Family Services Act came into force, creating a new access and privacy framework for Ontario’s child and family services sector. The Information and Privacy Commissioner will oversee these new rules for the collection, use and disclosure of personal information.
To raise awareness of access and privacy rights among, children, youth and families, the IPC has prepared a brochure, poster and quick reference card.
The IPC has also developed resources for service providers. These include a guide to Part X, a guide to tracking and submitting annual statistics to the IPC and reporting privacy breaches to the IPC.
Watch “A Moment on the Path” a documentary about the gathering at Geneva Park and Rama First Nation where Ontario’s Children’s Aid Societies acknowledged and apologized for the harmful role child welfare has played historically, and continues to play, in the lives of Ontario Indigenous children, families, and communities.
A screener from Children’s Aid talks about her role in working with the public to keep children safe.
Your call could be the most important in a child’s life. This video explains why.
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