News & Notices

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

Peder Larsen Care Beyond Belief Golf Tournament coming up on September 11

Our annual Peder Larsen Care Beyond Belief Golf Tournament is now officially SOLD OUT! But there is still plenty of time to sponsor a hole, or donate an item for the silent auction. Contact Lisa Hostein at 905-525-2012 ext. 3256. If you are one of the lucky people who is attending the Tournament, you have a great day to look forward to. You’ll spend an invigorating morning on the links at Copetown Woods Golf Course, with a chance to win prizes, …Read More

Working towards reconciliation with our Indigenous community

Indigenous Peoples Day is a good time for us to share information about some of the work we are doing in the spirit of reconciliation. We have recently partnered with the Children’s Aid Society of Hamilton and the Hamilton Executive Director’s Aboriginal Coalition to strike an Indigenous Child Welfare Collaborative. The collaborative has been meeting regularly to begin the important work of relationship development to achieve our agency and sector commitments. The purpose of the Indigenous Child Welfare Collaborative is to …Read More

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