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AI Written: The Children’s Aid Society (CAS)

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The Children’s Aid Society (CAS)

The Children’s Aid Society (CAS) is an agency that is responsible for protecting the safety and well-being of children in Ontario. The CAS provides a range of services to children and families, including family support, intervention, and protection services.

The CAS is governed by the Child, Youth and Family Services Act, 2017, which sets out the rules and regulations that govern its activities. The Act is designed to protect the rights and interests of children, and to ensure that they are provided with a safe and supportive environment.

The CAS operates through a network of local societies, which are located in communities across the province. Each local society is responsible for providing services to children and families in its community, and for working with other agencies and organizations to support children and families.

The CAS has the authority to intervene in situations where a child may be at risk of harm. This can include situations where a child is being neglected or abused, or where there are concerns about a child’s safety or well-being. In these situations, the CAS may take steps to protect the child, such as providing temporary care or removing the child from the home.

Overall, the Children’s Aid Society plays a crucial role in protecting the safety and well-being of children in Ontario. Through its network of local societies, the CAS provides a range of services and support to children and families, and intervenes when necessary to protect children from harm.

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