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Public Comments Services altered in response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus)  
 
In response to the evolving COVID-19 situation, the Province of Ontario has identified children’s aid societies as an essential service; therefore, please be assured the public can continue to access child protection services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 905.333.4441. However, the Halton Children’s Aid Society office locations are closed to the public until further notice. Signage indicating this is posted at each location. All in-person access visits and volunteer drives have been suspended until further notice and alternative options have been implemented. 
 
See website for updates.
Contact Information
Office Phone Mon-Sun 24 hours a day 905-333-4441
Toll Free Phone 1-866-607-5437 (1-866-607-KIDS)
TTY Phone 711 (TTY to Voice)
Fax 905-333-1844
Website www.HaltonCAS.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/HaltonCAS
LinkedIn LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/halton-children's-aid-society/
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/HaltonCas
Primary Contact Robyn Connolly, Communications Specialist; Email: rconnolly@haltoncas.ca
Volunteer Coordinator Clara Costa, Supervisor of Volunteer Services; Phone: 905-333-4441 ext 0713; Email: ccosta@haltoncas.ca
Agency Information
Description (Agency) An independent, registered charity responsible for the safety and protection of children, mandated by the Child and Family Services Act. In partnership with families and the community, the Halton Children's Aid Society's mission is to protect children and youth, strengthen their well-being and support lifelong, enduring relationships.
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Primary Executive Janice Robinson, Executive Director; Phone: 905-333-4441
Alternate Executive Jennifer Binnington, Director of Service; Phone: 905-333-4441
Funding Provincial ; Fundraising ; Donations ; Foundation
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Services altered in response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus)  
 
In response to the evolving COVID-19 situation, the Province of Ontario has identified children’s aid societies as an essential service; therefore, please be assured the public can continue to access child protection services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 905.333.4441. However, the Halton Children’s Aid Society office locations are closed to the public until further notice. Signage indicating this is posted at each location. All in-person access visits and volunteer drives have been suspended until further notice and alternative options have been implemented. 
 
See website for updates. 
 
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Services include: 
Child Protection 
* mandated by the Child, Youth and Family Services Act, 2017 (CYFSA) to protect children from abuse and neglect 
* provide emergency after hours service for children and youth who are at risk 
 
Connecting Youth to the Community 
* life skills programs to assist youth in the transition to independent living 
 
Foster Care 
* recruit, train and support resource parents 
* match children and youth to appropriate placements 
 
Volunteer Programs 
* special events volunteers, summer camp volunteers, mentors/special friends, seasonal/volunteers, Food for Life volunteers, volunteer drivers  
 
Adoption/Adoption Disclosure  
* recruitment, assessment, support, pre- and post-counselling to adoptive parents 
* match children and youth with adoptive parents 
* provide adoption disclosure information and counselling to adopted persons over 18 years of age and their birth parents 
 
Family Support 
* assessment and supportive services to parents to maintain children and youth in their homes and when children and youth come into care, which expedites their return home 
* supervise access for children, youth and their families, when required 
 
Community-based Services  
* workers co-located in various community locations, e.g., schools, counselling agencies, the Halton Regional Police Service, to provide protection services to at-risk children and youth 
 
Fundraising  
* for programs and services not covered by government funding that help the children and youth served by the Society 
 
For guidelines on what age a child can be left home alone or for babysitting another child, see the Ontario Association of Children's Aids Societies website
 
There is also a North Halton Office in Milton.
Hours Mon-Thu 8:30 am-7:30 pm * Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and under 
 
Children and youth up to 18 years of age and their families
Application No application required
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - available when required
Fees Fees are not charged for mandated services * where possible, families are expected to pay nominal maintenance costs for their children and youth in care
Site Information
Located In Community Burlington
Address & Map
1445 Norjohn Court, Unit 1
Burlington, ON L7L 0E6
 
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Intersection Appleby Line and Mainway
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Abuse / Assault ; Child / Family Services ; Emergency / Crisis ; Housing / Shelter
HCSD Sub Heading Child Abuse ; Child Abuse Resources ; Child Abuse Services ; Sexual Assault Support ; Supportive Housing ; Victims of Abuse Support Programs
Service Categories Adoption Services ; Child Abuse Counselling ; Child Abuse Prevention ; Child Sexual Abuse Counselling ; Child Sexual Assault Prevention ; Children's Protective Services ; Foster Parent/Family Recruitment ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Adoption/Foster Care Issues ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Child Abuse Issues ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Child Abuse Issues ; Transitional Housing for Foster Youth ; Volunteer Opportunities

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