The Children’s Aid Society of Ottawa is currently experiencing a labour disruption.
If you have an urgent concern, please call us at 613-747-7800.

The Children’s Aid Society of Ottawa is currently experiencing a labour disruption. If you have an urgent concern, please call us at 613-747-7800.

Strengthening family and community connections to support child and youth wellbeing

Concerned about the safety or wellbeing of a child or youth? Call us any time at 613-747-7800.

Strengthening family and community connections to support child and youth wellbeing

Concerned about the safety or wellbeing of a child or youth? Call us any time at 613-747-7800.

What’s happening?

Labour Disruption

Due to a labour disruption, our unionized workforce is on strike and currently unavailable.

Visit our Labour Disruption webpage for ongoing updates and a list of resources available.

Our Work

The Children’s Aid Society of Ottawa’s innovative programs and initiatives work to support the varying needs of the children, youth and families in our community.

Annual Report 2022/23

The Children’s Aid Society of Ottawa prioritizes building relationships with various organizations, committees and groups to help youth feel connected to and supported by their community.

Our approach

We share a responsibility

We work together with children, youth, families, and their communities to achieve positive, culturally informed outcomes for all those we serve.

Strengthening families

Collaborative
actions

Excellence and innovation

Reconciliation and EDI

91%

Children and youth are supported at home and remain with their families in 91% of cases we support.

91%

Children and youth are supported at home and remain with their families in 91% of cases we support.

Our services

Working together

We work to empower caregivers to overcome challenges, strengthen their family unit, and ensure a safe and nurturing environment for children and youth. This support takes the form of several services – choose an option below to learn more. 

General Services

Our practices are guided by a set of standards and tools. Learn about our core operations.

Adoption

Are you interested in adopting a child or youth and growing your family through public adoption?

Fostering

Are you interested in becoming a temporary support to children and youth?

Fostering

Speaker’s Bureau

The Children’s Aid Society of Ottawa can visit your organization to talk about the work we do.