July 25, 2023

25 July 2023

Watchful help

A mother contacted our Children and Youth Unit because she was concerned that her son might have been hurt by a staff member in a group home.

Issue: Children’s aid society; Duty to Report; Safety

May 30, 2023

30 May 2023

Bringing a smile

The Office of the Children’s Lawyer contacted us on behalf of a 17-year-old who was trying to get the cost of braces for her teeth covered by her children’s aid society (CAS).

Issue: Children’s aid society; Voluntary Youth Services Agreement; Rights (Good care)

April 27, 2023

27 April 2023

Urgency escalated

After he suffered a traumatic brain injury, an eight-year-old boy in the care of a northern children’s aid society (CAS) was airlifted from his home community to a rehabilitation hospital in southern Ontario.

Issue: Children’s aid society

March 28, 2023

28 March 2023

Left in limbo

A youth in care who was turning 18 called our Children and Youth Unit for help when plans fell through for her to enter a transitional housing program and complete her final semester of high school.

Issue: Children’s aid society; Rights (Good care)