MANDATE“The Children’s Aid Society of Toronto is committed todeveloping a work environment and a service deliverysystem, free from all forms of oppression, includingracism.”
WHO THEY ARE AND WHAT THEY DO? They have been in existence for over 100yrs. Their main aim is to protect children from harm, abuse or neglect They are easily accessible to all, internet, phone, community centres, etc.
SERVICES FOR CHILDREN AND FAMILIES Intake Kinship Foster Care Adoption P.R.I.D.E
SUPPORT FOR FAMILIES Adoption Parenting education and support Family and individual counselling Financial support Communication with schools
BARRIERS The myths around CAS Culture Limited space for children
COMMUNITY OUTREACH “CAS of Toronto offers services primarily to its clients but has a number of community based activities and broad reaching initiatives.”
HOW CAN YOU HELP? Volunteering Donation program Reporting abuse or neglect Adopting or fostering a child Speaking up on behalf of children (Become an advocate)
SAYING THANK YOU……. We had an awesome experience! We were so grateful for it.
KEY HIGHLIGHTS IN THIS ASSIGNMENT We had the opportunity of speaking to a mother who has used the CAS service We also have a message from the social worker LISTEN UP!!!!
MESSAGES Message from the Message from CAS: proud mother: http://www.youtube.com/http://www.youtube.com/ watch?v=K8pZG2lef8U&fwatch?v=mByszH57cko& eature=youtu.befeature=youtu.be