News & Notices

September 25 is Franco-Ontarian Day!

This annual celebration of francophone culture in Ontario is meaningful for us, as we pursue designation under the French Language Services Act of Ontario, acknowledging our ongoing commitment to provide French-language service on an active, permanent basis. Click here to find out more about official celebrations in Hamilton.  Cette célébration annuelle de la culture francophone en Ontario nous tient à cœur, car nous sommes en voie d’obtenir notre désignation officielle en vertu de la Loi sur les services en français …Read More

September 24 – 29 is Kinship Week!

Kinship Week is an opportunity to build awareness about the value of kinship care for children and youth. Kinship is a living arrangement in which a child that needs to leave its family for safety reasons lives with someone who is known to the family – relatives, friends, neighbours, teachers, etc. In Ontario, approximately 25% of children and youth needing out-of-home placements are living with kin. This percentage is growing every year. It’s also an opportunity for us to thank …Read More

65 Years of Brighter Futures!

This fall marks the 65th anniversary of the Catholic Children’s Aid Society of Hamilton!  From our beginnings in 1953 with 3 staff and a $27,000 budget, to today with 180 staff and a $24 million budget, we have supported thousands of children, youth and families in their search for a brighter future. We will be celebrating all fall. On October 21, an Anniversary Mass will be held at the Cathedral-Basilica of Christ the King at 4 pm, and everyone is …Read More

Be part of a child’s story through adoption

The Catholic Children’s Aid Society of Hamilton is hosting an information session for anyone who is interested in finding out more about adoption and the adoption process. There is a high need for adoptive parents who are ready, willing, and able to meet the needs of older children, large sibling groups, or those with complex medical, developmental, and behavioural needs. DATE: September 19, 2018 TIME: 7:00 – 9:00 pm LOCATION: Catholic Children’s Aid Society of Hamilton, 735 King St. E., …Read More

Today is the day!

Our Peder Larsen Care Beyond Belief Golf Tournament is underway! This is one of our primary fundraising events of the year. Check out our Twitter and Facebook feeds for photos. Pictured here are Carol Larsen and Ron Preyra. Carol is Peder Larsen’s widow, in whose memory the golf tournament is named. Both Carol and Peder have contributed so much to our agency over the years. And Ron Preyra is our lead event sponsor, with Bergmanis Preyra LLP. Check out our …Read More

Our September newsletter is available!

The September edition of Brighter Futures is now available in English and French on our Recent Publications webpage at  If you would like to receive this newsletter in your inbox, please click on this link and you will be taken to a sign-up page. We always welcome feedback and input into our newsletter. Please contact Jennifer Kaye, Communications Coordinator, with any comments.

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 We’d like to say a special thank you to our Event Sponsor, Bergmanis Preyra LLP. And also special thank yous to our supporting sponsors: Carol Larsen Dr. Valerie Nicholson Beatrice Kemp Ruth …Read More

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