News & Notices

A successful Golf Tournament!

Our annual Peder Larsen Care Beyond Belief Golf Tournament was a big success again this year! We are so grateful to the many sponsors who contribute to its success, and especially to our Event Sponsors, Bergmanis Preyra LLP. Our Facebook page has a photo album from the Tournament. Check it out by clicking here.  

Thanks to our Golf Tournament sponsors!

Our annual Peder Larsen Care Beyond Belief Golf Tournament is happening in less than a week. It is SOLD OUT! We are so grateful to the many sponsors who contribute to the success of the Tournament. You can find a complete list of sponsors on the event page at http://www.hamiltonccas.on.ca/event/golf-tournament-2019/. We’d like to say a special thank you to our Event Sponsor, Bergmanis Preyra LLP.  They have supported our work in many ways over the years, and we are extremely grateful. …Read More

Statement in support of LGBTQ2S+ community

Recently, the LGBTQ2S+ community in Hamilton has been the target of displays of hate, violence and extremist ideology. Our agency recognizes and honours the needs of all LGBTQ2S+ children, youth and the families in which they live. We had a booth at the 2019 Pride Celebration in Gage Park, but did not witness the violent acts that took place. ​This statement, signed by our Board President, Larry DiIanni, and our Executive Director, Rocco Gizzarelli, denounces this violence and hate. They …Read More

New videos highlight aspects of fostering and adoption

Check out our Foster Care webpage to watch 5 short, new videos that are intended to answer questions that people who are considering fostering or adoption often ask us. What’s the time commitment? What types of people make good foster parents? What kind of support can I expect to receive? And more. And if you have further questions, you can contact Niamh O’Flaherty, Foster and Adoption Recruitment Coordinator at 905-525-2273 or Niamh.OFlaherty@hamiltonccas.on.ca, or attend a webinar or information session.

Annual General Meeting and Awards Ceremony focuses on successes

Our Annual General Meeting and Awards Ceremony, held on June 24, 2019, was a wonderful celebration of success. We highlighted organizational achievements and challenges over the past year. Then we celebrated the recipients of our annual Bursaries and Scholarships. You can read our Annual Report, which is featured on our homepage, to learn more about the past year at CCAS of Hamilton.

ED Rocco Gizzarelli receives Italian Heritage Award of Distinction

We are honoured to share that our Executive Director, Rocco Gizzarelli, has received an Italian Heritage Award of Distinction for his contributions to Community Development and Social Inclusion in Hamilton. The Award was presented at a ceremony hosted by the Festitalia Committee on June 4, 2019. Congratulations Rocco!

Today is Children and Youth in Care Day

This important day, proclaimed into law as the Children and Youth in Care Day Act, 2012, offers an opportunity to recognize the enormous contributions that current and former youth in care make to this province, as well as their strength, bravery and resilience in the face of adversity. Who are children and youth in care? They are children and youth who live in kin, foster, and group homes. They are children and youth who are not able to live safely …Read More

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