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Our New Website is Live!!

The Halton Children’s Aid Society (Halton CAS) is very excited to share the news that our re-designed website has launched! The website features helpful resources, colourful pictures and graphics, ease of accessibility for users and the ability to translate content into many languages using Google Translate. We look forward to filling the website with information […]

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Halton CAS Remembers former Deputy Chief Carol Crowe

On Monday, November 21, 2022, the Halton Children’s Aid Society learned about the death of Carol Crowe after a lengthy battle with cancer. Carol joined the Halton Regional Police Service in 1989 and worked her way through the ranks being named Deputy Chief in 2015. Carol was involved in numerous community groups, serving on boards […]

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Statement on Colorado Springs 2SLGBTQ+ Nightclub Shooting

The Halton Children’s Aid Society (Halton CAS) is devastated and dismayed by Saturday night’s deadly attack at Club Q, a 2SLGBTQ+ nightclub in Colorado Springs, Colorado. With this tragic incident, we are again reminded how discrimination, hate, racism and violence against 2LSGBTQ+ people continue to be a tragic reality that we must contend with every […]

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Adoption and Permanency Education Month

Adoption and Permanency Education Month takes place in November and is an opportunity to remind Ontarians of the many paths to permanency for children and youth in the child welfare system. The primary goal of children’s aid societies is to keep children and youth safe in their families and communities. When it is not possible […]

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2022 Holiday Dreams Community Giving Program

Each year, the Children’s Aid Foundation of Halton’s staff and volunteers are proud to lead the annual Holiday Dreams Community Giving Program and are excited to connect with our Partners in Caring to provide the opportunity to create warm, lifelong memories for those in need . . . a true gift. With your help, we brighten […]

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Diwali

October 24, 2022 is Diwali (Dīvali, Dīpāwali or Deepavali) also known as the Festival of Lights. It is celebrated to honour Rama-chandra, the seventh avatar (incarnation of the god Vishnu). It is believed that on this day Rama returned to his people after 14 years of exile during which he fought and won a battle […]

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Dress Purple Day 2022

Every October, children’s aid societies across Ontario raise awareness about the important role that individuals and communities play in supporting vulnerable children, youth and families through the provincial Dress Purple Day campaign. This year, Dress Purple Day will take place on Thursday, October 27, 2022.  We are calling on all Ontarians to wear something purple […]

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Statement on Discovery at former Mohawk Institute Residential School Site

The Halton Children’s Aid Society (Halton CAS) is devastated by the announcement confirming the deaths of 97 children at the former Mohawk Institute Residential School (Mohawk Institute) in Brantford, Ontario. This information came through a collaboration with Know History, a professional historical research firm who indicated the 97 children died from illness or injury. According to media reports, […]

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Society Response to COVID-19

At the Halton Children’s Aid Society (Halton CAS), the health and safety of our children, youth, staff, resource providers and volunteers remains our top priority; we continue to take a proactive approach to protect those we serve. We want to do our part to continue to limit the spread of infection and ensure we are […]

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On The Anniversary of Afzaal Killings in London, Ontario

Today we mark the painful anniversary of a horrific act of hate-motivated terrorism that occurred in London, Ontario. On June 6, 2021, four members of the Afzaal family were killed and a young boy was left without a family. The Afzaals were very active in London’s Muslim community. Hatred, racism and discrimination have no place […]