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
Feb
16

The Essential Bonds of Family... »

This year in Ontario Family Day takes place on February 20th...

Feb
15
Feb
13

Have a Heart Day 2017 »

Have a Heart Day that takes place on February 14th, is a child and youth-led reconciliation campaign that brings together caring Canadians to help ensure First Nations children have the services they need and that many other children currently enjoy.

Feb
10

J.J. Kelso Outstanding Leadership in Child Welfare Award »

The Board of Directors of Highland Shores Children’s Aid Society wishes to recognize individuals, groups or organizations who have made outstanding contributions in the field of child welfare in our community. (Read more..).

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.