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What Is Child Abuse?


 

 

Child abuse is when a child is intentionally hurt or when a parent or caregiver fails to protect a child in their care.  It is against the law.  It is a misuse of parental power and can lead to life-long negative consequences.

 

Reporting Abuse

 

Reporting child abuse and neglect is everyone's moral and legal responsibility.

 

If you suspect a child is being abused or neglected, call

705-949-0162

or

Toll Free:  1-888-414-3571

 

 

Click here  to read Child Abuse Signs and Indicators

Information Courtesy of the Ontario Association of Children's Aid Societies   http://www.oacas.org/childwelfare/report.htm