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Section 72 of the Child and Family Services Act states that members of the public, including professionals who work with children, must promptly report any suspicions that a child is or may be in need of protection to a children's aid society.

"Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect" explains the duty to report section of the Act and answers common questions about your reporting responsibilities.

Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect

A phone call to us will bring help to a child who is being or at-risk of being abused or neglected.

If you suspect child neglect or abuse, please call us immediately.

905.895.2318 | 1.800.718.3850

We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

You do not need proof of abuse or neglect, your suspicions are enough. The CAS is responsible for investigating and assessing abuse and neglect, and the ultimate case management.