Media Contacts

Anne Rappé,
Manager - Communications
416-395-1506

Jennifer Martin,
Communications Specialist
416-395-1508

Email: communications@torontoccas.org

News Releases

Two remarkable women receive annual Stand Up For Kids Award from local Children’s Aid Societies

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October 27, 2016 (TORONTO, ON) The Honourable Michael Coteau, Minister of Children and Youth Services, honoured two remarkable women for their impressive commitments and impact on the lives of...
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Toronto Breaks the Silence on Child Abuse, Community Agencies Go Purple in Support of Child Abuse Prevention Month #iBreakthesilence #jeBRISElesilence #GoPurple

October 19, 2016
 
Toronto, Ontario – Nine Toronto agencies joined forces on Go Purple Day to break the silence and raise awareness about preventing child abuse and neglect, highlighting that it is everyone’s...
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Unlocking the door to brighter futures for former youth in care

 

Friday, August 19, 2016 (Toronto, ON) - With the rising cost of education, more than 80 per cent of university students receive financial support from their parents to be able to obtain a post-secondary education....


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Two courageous women receive award for taking a stand against child abuse and neglect in Toronto

(TORONTO, ON)  Minister of Children and Youth Services, Tracy MacCharles honoured two courageous women for taking a stand against child abuse and neglect at the 15th  Annual Stand Up for Kids Awards presented today at...


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Speak Up for Kids Toronto—new campaign a rallying cry for community to work together to keep kids safer

Toronto—A new public awareness campaign calls on all Torontonians to speak up to help protect children and youth in the community from abuse and neglect.  Speak Up for Kids Toronto – a collaboration between Toronto’s...


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Children’s Aid Societies Call on Torontonians:  Show You Care About Child Abuse Prevention

Contact: Rob Thompson 
Children’s Aid Society of Toronto
416-924-4640
rthompson@torontocas.ca

Anne Rappé
Catholic Children’s Aid Society of Toronto
416-395-1506
arappe@torontoccas.org

Jo Michaels
Jewish Family and...


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Sleep Tight campaign helps babies sleep safely, one crib at a time

(TORONTO,ON)   Imagine the stress of having to choose between paying your rent and buying a crib for your baby.  It’s a difficult dilemma faced by some low-income families—one that can have tragic consequences for...


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Catholic Children’s Aid Society of Toronto Announces Janice Robinson as New Executive Director

(TORONTO, ON ) - The Board of Directors of the Catholic Children’s Aid Society of Toronto (CCAS) is pleased to announce the appointment of Janice Robinson to the position of Executive Director effective February 2,...


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Youth-in-Care to Receive Scholarships: Fund Helps Youth-in-Care Realize Dream of Post-Secondary Education

TORONTO – On Wednesday, August 27, 2014, more than 100 current and former youth-in-care of the Catholic Children’s Aid Society of Toronto (CCAS) will receive approximately $100,000 in scholarships from the Hope for...


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14th Annual Stand Up for Kids Awards Honour Local Child Advocates

(TORONTO, ON) – October is Child Abuse Prevention month, a time to raise awareness about the duty to report and steps that can be taken to keep children safe from abuse and neglect.


As this year’s Child Abuse...


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It takes a community to keep kids safe from fear, harm and violence: October is Child Abuse Prevention Month

During Child Abuse Prevention Month in October,the Ontario Association of Children’s Aid Societies (OACAS) and Children’s Aid Societies are calling on the community to help protect children from fear, harm and violence...


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Toronto’s First Child & Youth Advocacy Centre Opens its Doors to Victims and Families of Abuse

(Toronto,ON)  - Leading into provincial Child Abuse Prevention Month, the Child & Youth Advocacy Centre at Boost (CYAC at Boost), Toronto's first such centre for abuse victims, has officially opened its doors after much...


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Annual Stand Up for Kids Award Honours Local Heroes

Media contact:

Rob Thompson                 
Director, Communications         
Children’s Aid Society of Toronto     
(416) 924-4646 ext. 2086         
rthompson@torontocas.ca

Gehna Singh 
Manager, Communications ...
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Youth-in-Care Receive Scholarships and Beat the Odds: Fund Supports Youth-in-Care Pursuing Post-Secondary Education

Media only: 

Gehna Singh                           
Manager, Communications                
Catholic Children’s Aid Society of Toronto        
Tel: 416.395.1506                    
g.singh@torontoccas.org

Krista Lamb...
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Toronto’s child protection agencies use social media to help protect children and inform the community

(TORONTO, ON) – Toronto’s child welfare agencies are taking to social media to promote October as Child Abuse Prevention Month.

The Catholic Children’s Aid Society of Toronto, Native Child and Family Services of...


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TTC Driver and Hospital for Sick Children Psychiatrist to receive 10th Annual Stand Up for Kids Awards

Media only:

Rob Thompson                 
Director, Communications         
Children’s Aid Society of Toronto     
(416) 924-4646 ext. 2086         
rthompson@torontocas.ca

Anne Rappé 
Manager, Communications ...
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Media Advisory - TTC Bus Driver and Hospital for Sick Children Psychiatrist to be awarded 10th Annual Stand Up for Kids Award

Award recognizes local heroes who take action against child abuse and neglect

TORONTO -

WHAT:  Stand Up for Kids Award Presentation
  The four Toronto Children's Aid Societies (Children's Aid...

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Child Abuse Prevention Month Launches on Facebook

Contact: Media Only

Rob Thompson
Children’s Aid Society of Toronto

416-924-4640
rthompson@torontocas.ca
 
Anne Rappé
Catholic Children’s Aid Society of Toronto

416-395-1506
a.rappe@torontoccas.org
 
Jo Michaels,...

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Scholarships for Youth Bring Hope

TORONTO—On Wednesday, August 24, 2011, more than 100 current and former youth in the care of the Catholic Children’s Aid Society of Toronto (CCAS) received scholarships valued at close to $200,000 from Hope for...


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Shelter Worker Receives Stand Up for Kids Award

Contact: Media only

Rob Thompson 
Director, Communications 
Children’s Aid Society of Toronto 
(416) 924-4646 ext. 2086 
rthompson@torontocas.ca

Anne Rappé 
Manager, Communications 
Catholic Children’s Aid Society of...


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‘Show You Care Toronto’ Children’s Aid Societies Appeal to Torontonians to Return Stuffed Toys

Contact: Rob Thompson, 
Children’s Aid Society of Toronto
416-924-4640 
rthompson@torontocas.ca

Anne Rappé, 
Catholic Children’s Aid Society of Toronto 
416-395-1506
arappe@torontoccas.org

Jo Michaels, 
Jewish Family...


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October is Child Abuse Prevention Month

October is Child Abuse Prevention Month, Toronto Police Services News Release, October 1, 2010


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Scholarships Empower Youth in Care to Pursue Educational Aspirations

Contact: 
For more information, or to arrange an interview with a youth 
in advance or on the day of the event, please contact:

Anne Rappé 
Manager, Communications
Catholic Children’s Aid Society of Toronto...
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CCAS named a winner in the 2010 “Canada’s Best Diversity Employers’ competition”

Canadian employers are making significant progress in improving diversity, inclusiveness and accessibility in the workplace, not just in major centres but in communities large and small and across a much broader range...


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Local Woman and The Gatehouse to receive the Stand Up for Kids Award

Contact: 
Media only

Rob Thompson 
Director, Communications 
Children’s Aid Society of Toronto 
(416) 924-4646 ext. 2086 
rthompson@torontocas.ca

Anne Rappé 
Manager, Communications 
Catholic Children’s Aid Society of...


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Toronto’s Children’s Aid Societies and Mayor David Miller Launch 4th Annual Use Your Voice Challenge

Mayor Miller will be joined by Toronto media personalities and local government officials to launch Child Abuse Prevention Month

WHAT: 

4TH ANNUAL USE YOUR VOICE CHALLENGE

In recognition of Child Abuse Prevention...


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Scholarships Ensure Tough Economic Times Don’t Dampen Dreams

Contact: Anne Rappé
Manager, Communications
a.rappe@torontoccas.org | 416-395-1506 
 

TORONTO-On Wednesday, August 26, 2009, nearly 100 Greater Toronto Area youth will be one step closer to achieving their educational...


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The Day I Met You For the First Time: Preserving Memories Through Lifebooks

What child doesn’t want to hear the story of their birth? Or the story of how you met them for the first time? All children wish to hear their story again and again. According to Dina MacPhail, Child Protection Worker...


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Finding That Forever Family

William and Ruvena  always knew that they would adopt a child one day. They had considered international and private adoption, but knew that the best option for them was a public adoption through a Children’s Aid...


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A Part of Me: Finding the right cultural and racial match for children available for adoption

“I had a loving, nurturing family that gave me a wonderful upbringing, but I didn’t look like my family and that represented a great lacking in my life,” an adult adoptee told the audience at a panel discussion event...


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