News from ontario association of children's aid societies A wide array of domestic and global news stories; news topics include politics/government, business, technology, religion, sports/entertainment, science/nature, and health/lifestyle.

Latest

Feb 11, 2015, 11:59 ET OACAS responds to jury recommendations from the Inquest into the death of Jeffrey Baldwin

TORONTO, Feb. 11, 2015 /CNW/ - On the anniversary of the Inquest into Jeffrey Baldwin's death, the Ontario Association of Children's Aid Societies (OACAS) has provided the Coroner's Office with its...


Nov 27, 2014, 14:11 ET CAS groups call for action now on worker safety recommendations

TORONTO, Nov. 27, 2014 /CNW/ - A coalition of groups representing managers and employees of Children's Aid Societies (CASs) across Ontario is calling for the speedy implementation of recommendations...


Nov 20, 2014, 08:30 ET A Worldwide Commitment to Protecting Children's Rights

November 20 marks the 25th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child TORONTO, Nov. 20, 2014 /CNW/ - November 20 is observed annually in Canada as National Child Day and worldwide as...


Nov 10, 2014, 08:30 ET It is time to act to change the lives of Ontario's vulnerable children

OACAS releases new report on priorities aimed at protecting children and standing up for their needs TORONTO, Nov. 10, 2014 /CNW/ - The Ontario Association of Children's Aid Societies (OACAS)...


Nov 03, 2014, 08:30 ET Adoption is an option: Help children and youth create lifelong connections

November is Adoption Awareness Month TORONTO, Nov. 3, 2014 /CNW/ - In recognition of Adoption Awareness Month this November, the Ontario Association of Children's Aid Societies (OACAS) and Children's ...


Oct 31, 2014, 08:30 ET Ontario's Children's Aid Societies to launch Adoption Awareness Month on November 1

TORONTO, Oct. 31, 2014 /CNW/ - On November 1, The Ontario Association of Children's Aid Societies and Children's Aid Societies across Ontario will launch a campaign to educate the public and...


Oct 20, 2014, 08:30 ET Celebrating the role of foster families in the lives of children and youth in care

October 19-25, 2014 is Foster Family Week TORONTO, Oct. 20 2014 /CNW/ - October 19-25, 2014 is Foster Family Week and the Ontario Association of Children's Aid Societies (OACAS), along with...


Oct 01, 2014, 08:49 ET It takes a community to keep kids safe from fear, harm and violence

October is Child Abuse Prevention Month TORONTO, Oct. 1, 2014 /CNW/ - October is Child Abuse Prevention Month and the Ontario Association of Children's Aid Societies (OACAS) and Children's Aid...


Sep 30, 2014, 08:30 ET Ontario's Children's Aid Societies to launch Child Abuse Prevention Month on October 1

TORONTO, Sept. 30, 2014 /CNW/ - The Ontario Association of Children's Aid Societies (OACAS) and Children's Aid Societies (CASs) will launch a public education campaign on October 1 to remind...


Jun 20, 2014, 15:30 ET OACAS Celebrates National Aboriginal Day and Recommits to Bettering Outcomes for Aboriginal Children in Ontario

TORONTO, June 20, 2014 /CNW/ - As National celebrations are held to mark National Aboriginal Day on June 21, 2014, the Ontario Association of Children's Aid Societies (OACAS) and Children's Aid...


May 16, 2014, 17:15 ET OACAS and Children's Aid Societies pay tribute to courageous Child Welfare Worker, Nicole Belair

TORONTO, May 16, 2014 /CNW/ - The Ontario Association of Children's Aid Societies (OACAS) and Children's Aid Societies (CASs) across the Province pay tribute to Nicole Belair, a Child Protection...


May 14, 2014, 08:30 ET Recognizing the strength, bravery and resilience of children and youth in care

May 14 is the first annual Children and Youth in Care Day in Ontario TORONTO, May 14, 2014 /CNW/ - To mark the first official Children and Youth in Care Day in Ontario on May 14, the Ontario...


Feb 14, 2014, 15:52 ET OACAS thanks the jury in the Coroner's inquest into the death of Jeffrey Baldwin

TORONTO, Feb. 14, 2014 /CNW/ - The Ontario Association of Children's Aid Societies (OACAS) thanks the Coroner's Jury for its recommendations into the death of Jeffrey Baldwin. We recognize the hard...


Nov 04, 2013, 09:46 ET Child welfare sector releases recommendations to align with key areas under the Commission for Sustainable Child Welfare's focus

TORONTO, Nov. 4, 2013 /CNW/ - The Ontario Association of Children's Aid Societies (OACAS) today released the 2013 Child Welfare Report, providing recommendations to the government to help improve and ...


Nov 01, 2013, 10:47 ET Adoption is an option: Help children and youth create lifelong connections

November is Adoption Awareness Month TORONTO, Nov. 1, 2013 /CNW/ - In recognition of Adoption Awareness Month this November, the Ontario Association of Children's Aid Societies (OACAS) and Children's ...


Oct 01, 2013, 09:05 ET It takes a community to keep kids safe from fear, harm and violence

October is Child Abuse Prevention Month TORONTO, Oct. 1, 2013 /CNW/ - During Child Abuse Prevention Month in October, the Ontario Association of Children's Aid Societies (OACAS) and Children's Aid...


Sep 26, 2013, 14:54 ET Ontario's Children's Aid Societies to launch Child Abuse Prevention Month on October 1

TORONTO, Sept. 26, 2013 /CNW/ - The Ontario Association of Children's Aid Societies and its member agencies will launch a public education campaign on October 1 to remind Ontarians that child abuse...


May 14, 2013, 08:30 ET Recognizing the strength, bravery and resilience of children and youth in and from care

May 14 is the first Children and Youth in Care Day in Ontario TORONTO, May 14, 2013 /CNW/ - To mark the first Children and Youth in Care Day in Ontario on May 14, the Ontario Association of...


Nov 02, 2012, 11:56 ET Helping children and youth find their forever families

Adoption is an option for over 8,000 children and youth in Ontario TORONTO, Nov. 2, 2012 /CNW/ - The Ontario Association of Children's Aid Societies (OACAS) and Ontario's Children's Aid Societies are ...


Oct 25, 2012, 08:30 ET Child welfare sector releases recommendations

New report highlights the importance of the right services at the right time, providing for Aboriginal children, and supports for youth in care TORONTO, Oct. 25, 2012 /CNW/ - The Ontario Association...


Oct 01, 2012, 09:58 ET Who is responsible for protecting children? Everyone!

October is Child Abuse Prevention Month TORONTO, Oct. 1, 2012 /CNW/ - During October's Child Abuse Prevention Month, the Ontario Association of Children's Aid Societies (OACAS) and Children's Aid...


May 16, 2012, 16:15 ET OACAS supports youth advocacy efforts and giving voice to youth in care

TORONTO, May 16, 2012 /CNW/ - Youth in the care of Ontario's Children's Aid Societies (CASs) have been advocating for better services, more supports and more family connections. Their years of...


Apr 16, 2012, 08:00 ET National Volunteer Week April 15-21 - Recognizing Volunteers at Ontario's Children's Aid Societies

Volunteers support children, youth and families involved with child welfare TORONTO, April 16, 2012 /CNW/ - During National Volunteer Week, April 15-21, the Ontario Association of Children's Aid...


Nov 02, 2010, 09:30 ET OLDER CHILDREN NEED FAMILIES TOO

November is Adoption Awareness Month TORONTO, Nov. 2 /CNW/ - During November, the Ontario Association of Children's Aid Societies (OACAS) and its member agencies are promoting Adoption Awareness...


Oct 05, 2010, 11:17 ET Public Education Is Key To Protecting Children

To view this Social Media Release, please enter the following address in your web browser. http://smr.newswire.ca/en/oacas/public-education-is-key-to-protecting-children TORONTO, Oct 5 /CNW/ - In...