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Ministry of Children and Youth Services

Mandate to make it easier for families to access the services they need at all stages of a child's development.

Record #: OCR0424 Last Full Update: 30 May 2017
Description and Services
Description (Service) Works to give children and youth the best opportunity to succeed and reach their full potential * makes it easier for families to find services for children and youth * helps families access services they need at all stages of a child's development * helps youth become productive adults * works with other ministries and community partners to develop and implement policies, programs and a service system. 
 
The child and youth services for which the MCYS is accountable include: 
* Aboriginal children and youth 
* Child welfare 
* Early childhood development 
* Ontario Child Benefit 
* Respite services 
* Special needs, including autism spectrum disorders and mental health 
* Youth and the law
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm
Areas Served Frontenac County ; Hastings County ; Lanark County ; Leeds and Grenville United Counties ; Lennox and Addington County ; Ottawa (City of) ; Prescott and Russell United Counties ; Prince Edward County ; Renfrew County ; Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry United Counties
Eligibility Children, youth and families, including those with a developmental disability or a physical disability
Application For information about the programs, call or visit the website
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Service Categories Categorical Program Administrative Units ~ Children's Issues ; Categorical Program Administrative Units ~ Youth Issues ; Children's Protective Services ~ Categorical Program Administrative Units ; Program Development Funds ~ Children's Issues ; Program Development Funds ~ Children's Rights Groups ; Provincial/Territorial Government Departments ~ Children's Issues
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-234-1188
Toll Free Phone 1-800-267-5111
Fax 613-783-5958
Website www.children.gov.on.ca
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
347 Preston St, 3rd Flr
Ottawa, ON K1S 3H8
 
View Google Map
Intersection Rochester St and Carling Ave
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or OC Bus Schedules
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Pay parking lot * parking meters * free occasional parking on the street
Other Details
Established 1993
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Children and Youth Services
Resources Website
Accreditation No