Includes information on rights of children and parents when the Children’s Aid Society becomes involved or when the children are “in care”.
Some indicators of legal issues
What the clients may say:
- "A teacher reported my child's bruises. Now the Children's Aid Society has called me to investigate"
- "The Children's Aid Society took my children and I got a notice for a child protection hearing"
Legal Services and Information
|Pro Bono Students Canada - University of Ottawa Common Law Chapter - The ID Project||Assistance in replacing lost or stolen personal identification pro bono lawyers and law students will help clients to complete and submit applications to replace missing…|
|Children's Aid Society of Ottawa||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…|
|The Royal - Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre - Family Court Clinic||Family Court Clinic provides assessments for the courts in areas involving the Young Offender's Act and the Child and Family Services Act assessments provide the…|
|JusticeNet||Non-profit organization links individuals seeking legal advice that are unable to obtain legal advice due to high cost or due to their ineligibility to obtain…|
|Ontario. Ministry of the Attorney General - Independent Legal Advice for Survivors of Sexual Assault Program||Provides four hours of free legal advice to those who qualify by phone or video chat from one or more lawyers on referral list service…|
|Family Law Education for Women Campaign - METRAC Action on Violence||Online resource of plain language legal information on women's rights under Ontario family law webinar recordings posted regularly on website how to find help with…|