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Children's Aid Society of Ottawa (CAS)

Under the Child and Family Services Act, CAS has a legal obligation to follow up any report that a child may need protection and must intervene in any situation where a child under 16 is threatened with physical or emotional harm or sexual abuse, or is neglected, orphaned or abandoned. Anyone who has reasonable grounds to suspect that a child is at risk of abuse is obligated to report it to CAS. 

Record #: OCR0994 Last Full Update: 27 Jun 2018
Alternate Name CAS ; CAS of Ottawa ; CASO ; Childrens Aid Society of Ottawa ; HT1
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Gloucester
Address & Map
1602 Telesat Court
Ottawa, ON K1B 1B1
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Intersection Blair Rd and Meadowbrook Rd
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Free parking
Description and Services
Description (Service) Supports families caring for children * investigates allegations of child abuse or neglect * protects children and, when necessary, ensures alternate care for children who may be neglected or abused and/or have special needs * advocates on behalf of children and their families
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * protection services Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Ottawa (City of)
Eligibility Children, youth and families in distress
Application Email inquiries may take 2-5 business days to be treated * protection concerns or questions should be expressed by telephone
Languages English ; French - Designated Agency under the French Language Services Act
Fees None
Service Categories Children's Protective Services
Contact Information
Office Phone General inquiries and protection services 24 hours 613-747-7800 * volunteer opportunities 613-747-7800 ext 2805 * Children's Aid Foundation of Ottawa 613-745-1893
TTY Phone 613-747-7730
Fax 613-747-4456
Social Media Twitter YouTube
Other Details
Established 1893
Funding City / Town ; Provincial - Ministry of Children and Youth Services ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 106914104 RR0001
Elections The Board of Directors is elected and appointed.
Resources Website
Accreditation No