Welcome to Highland shores children's aid

The Society protects and cares for vulnerable children and youth in the counties of Hastings, Northumberland and Prince Edward and provides programs and services that help to empower them and their families. 

We all share a responsibility to protect children from harm - a responsibility that extends to those situations where children suffer abuse or neglect.

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The Society believes that every child has the right to grow and develop in a family environment. When this is not possible due to an unsafe, abusive or neglectful situation, then having caring foster parents to call upon to help bridge the gap is a must.

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Highland Shores Children's Aid believes in empowering children, youth and families to be all they can be and it offers many programs and services in this regard. We offer support and tools to children and youth to help them succeed.

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Dispelling the myths about sharing information with a CAS

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News
Jun
21

National Aboriginal Day »

National Aboriginal Day Provides Opportunity for Reflection and Recognition of Important Work Ahead...

Jun
09

Clark Awards Have Helped Youth Achieve their Post-Secondary Goals for 27 Years »

The Annual Clark Awards dinner, which this year recognized twenty-five bursary recipients selected from nominated youth in care from across the province, was held on June 6th in Toronto. Two youth nominated by HSCA received bursary awards.

Apr
11

Quantum Program Helps Students Take a "Giant Step" Forward »

A unique pilot program at Highland Shores Children's Aid will examine how the Quantum approach can support youth in care in grade 9.

Apr
06

The Children's Foundation - Helping One Child at a Time »

The Children's Foundation will be holding a number of exciting fundraising events over the coming months. We hope you will get involved!

Child Welfare Data Results

The child welfare sector of Ontario is committed to using data to continuously improve the services it provides to children and families. Click here to go through the journey of what a "performance indicator" is in the context of child welfare, why performance indicators are important and the next steps of the Performance Indicator Project.

Collecting Data

Children's Aid Societies in Ontario are collecting data to measure their performance in various areas of child welfare. This data assists us in our efforts to continuously improve the services we provide to children and families and increases accountability and transparency with regard to the work we do. Click here to look at our performance data at Highland Shores.