Supporting LGBTQ Youth

Adolescent youth who have been rejected by their families for being LGBTQ are over 8 times more likely to attempt suicide than their peers. The Children's Aid Foundation is a proud supporter and ally of L...

YOUNG PEOPLE IN PROFILE: ALISHA

ALISHA, February's Young Person in Profile, entered foster care following her mother’s challenges with substance abuse. Moving between foster, kinship (in the care of relatives), and group home placements, she ...

October is Child Abuse Prevention Month

Each year, thousands of kids across Canada are affected by various forms of abuse that are detrimental to their physical, mental, and emotional wellbeing. During October, child welfare and protection agencies w...

Child Poverty: The Hidden Epidemic

In November 2014 the Alliance for a Poverty-free Toronto, CAS Toronto, Family Service Toronto, Colour of Poverty and Social Planning Toronto released The Hidden Epidemic: A report on child and family poverty in...

Everyone Deserves a Role Model

Written by Arthur Gallant, @ArthurGallant27, CAF ambassador and former young person in care. It's normal for most kids and youth to have a role model, somebody they can look up to and aspire to be like. That p...