Child, Youth & Family Supports

A young family

Community Services provides a range of community-based, prevention-oriented services to children, youth, and their families.

Programs and resources

  • Adoption
    The different types of adoption, eligibility etc.
  • Foster Care
    Information for prospective foster parents.
  • Child Abuse
    Information for people who suspect a child is being abused.
  • Prevention and Early Intervention
    Prevention and early intervention within child welfare is a proactive and early approach to strengthening children, youth and families.
  • Children in Care
    When children can't remain in the home.
  • Community Residential Services
    This program provides placement services for children and youth in the care of the Minister of Community Services, who require more supervision and structure than is available in family foster care.
  • Secure Care at The Wood Street Centre
    A safe place for children and youth in crisis.
  • Child Abuse Register
    The Child Abuse Register is used by organizations to confirm that potential employees and volunteers have not been found by the court to have abused children.

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