strengthen families to enable children to have nurturing caregivers that provide opportunities to establish life long relationships;
engage communities to resolve issues that affect the safety and well-being of children; and
Services are provided to communities, families and children. Services include counselling; education; emergency assistance; practical support; treatment; and temporary care, including foster care or residential care, while issues are being resolved, or appropriate permanent care, including adoption, when reunification is no longer possible.
Foster homes are approved and managed by the mandated authorities. Individuals interested in becoming foster parents are encouraged to contact the agency or authority in their area.
Child Protection also provides centralized supports to the authorities, organizations and individuals related to the well-being of children through: