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October is Child Abuse Prevention Month in Ontario. It is a time to remember that we are ALL responsible for the safety, happiness and health of children in our community. Learn about your duty to report suspected or known abuse of a child - when in doubt, make the call. Together, we can prevent crimes against children, help families to cope, and build resilience in our communities. For more information about duty to report, visit:




On October 2, 2014 the Community Child Abuse Council will relocate offices to 460 Main Street East in Hamilton. Between September 30 and October 3 there may be interruptions in telephone services (our telephone number is not changing) and email, but we will respond to messages as quickly as possible. There will be little or no interruption in client services and scheduled appointments will be coordinated by our clinicians during the transition. Our new location is fully accessible, has free


summer smilesAs summer draws to an end, we want to acknowledge and thank several supporters for their generosity over the last few months. With their help, we continue to move children and youth from our waiting list into treatment as quickly as possible and, ultimately, to help them thrive.

  • ArcelorMittal Dofasco Fund at Hamilton Community Foundation
  • Lanhack Engineering (2014 Lanhack Charity Golf Tournament)
  • Investors Group (Hamilton West)
  • Dave Dunnet, Royal LePage State Realty
  • 2014 CAPPY Ride

A very warm thank you to all the riders, sponsors, donors, and volunteers who supported our 2014 CAPPY Ride! For more details and photos, please visit our ride web site: and be sure to mark your calendars for next year - Sunday, August 30, 2015.


We regret that due to the weather forecast for the Ancaster area, the 2014 CAPPY Ride on Sunday, July 13th is cancelled.

Riders who have collected pledges: please forward pledge total by mail to the Community Child Abuse Council (please don't send cash in the mail) or contact us to make other arrangements: 905-523-1020 ext. 210.

We sincerely appreciate the support of all the riders and volunteers who planned to come out for the event, and we are disappointed to miss out on what is always a great