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Marking the end of Child Abuse Prevention Month, CFMU Radio's "This Is #HamOnt" program focused a full hour on the protection of children in our community on October 29th. The Community Child Abuse Council's Executive Director, Karen Smith, was interviewed along with Dominic Verticchio from the Children's Aid Society of Hamilton. Thank you to hosts Ashleigh and Jonathon for an engaging and important conversation!

Listen to the podcast of this interview on CFMU's web site: ...

hamilton policeOur friends from Hamilton Police Service's Fleet, Facilities and Supply team have helped to make our new home a welcoming, safe, and professional space, and we can't thank them enough for their assistance. Dan Bowman's amazing crew volunteered to help with flooring, carpentry, electrical, installations, and more - thank you so much! We are so very fortunate to have caring partners like HPS and its members, and we appreciate their support very much.

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The Community Child Abuse Council's OASIS Program will be featured, and OASIS Program Coordinator Mary-Jo Land will be presenting, at the upcoming International Women & Children's Health Conference on October 18, 2014. This year's conference will be held at the Hamilton Convention Centre, and the conference theme is "Caught in Conflict: Issues Facing Victims of Strife". Registration information ($30.00 per person) and further details can be found on the conference web site: ...

The Ontario Ministry of Children and Youth Services (MCYS) is conducting a review of The Child and Family Services Act and is seeking input from families as well as service partners.

The Child and Family Services Act is a foundational piece of legislation. It governs many of the province's programs and services for children and youth, including child welfare, youth justice, mental health, adoption finalized in Ontario and the licensing of children's residential services. This legislation is