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Children's Aid: Information for Parents
A children's aid society (CAS) has a duty to protect children under age 16. It protects children from abuse or neglect. It also helps parents and children with problems.
This fact sheet has information about:
- When does a CAS check on a family?
- How does a CAS hear that a child might not be safe?
- What if a CAS worker contacts me?
- What can the CAS do?
- What if the CAS takes my child away from me?
- Will I need to go to court?
- How to get help
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Produced by CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario).
June 14, 2023