Child and Family Services Authorities Act

The Child and Family Services Authorities Act gives Child and Family Service Authorities the responsibility for planning and delivering services to children and families in their region of the province.  The legislation focuses on a number of principles including, protecting the safety and security of children, helping families become self-reliant, and increasing the involvement of the community as well as the involvement of the children and families receiving services.  The Act specifies the types of services that they are responsible for. Links: The Welfare of Canadian Children: It’s Our Business A Collection of Resource Papers for a Healthy Future for Canadian Children and Families, © Child Welfare League of Canada, 2007

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