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What Is Child Abuse?

child photoChild abuse is when a child is intentionally hurt or when a parent or caregiver fails to protect a child in their care.  It is against the law.  It is a misuse of parental power and can lead to life-long negative consequences.

Reporting Abuse

Reporting child abuse and neglect is everyone's moral and legal responsibility.

If you suspect a child is being abused or neglected, call

705-949-0162 or Toll Free:  1-888-414-3571

Click here  to read Child Abuse Signs and Indicators

Information Courtesy of the Ontario Association of Children's Aid Societies