News & Notices

Diocese of Hamilton is presenting 2018 Serendipity Auction

We are delighted to announce that the Diocese of Hamilton has agreed to be the Presenting Sponsor again this year for our Serendipity Auction, which will take place on Thursday, November 15. Please mark your calendar. The Diocese has been extremely generous  in supporting our Auction, which is our premiere fundraiser. All funds raised help to achieve our vision of safe and thriving children and youth, empowered families, and stronger communities. Thank you to Bishop Crosby and the staff at …Read More

Applications for bursaries and scholarship now available!

Every year, we make a number of bursaries and scholarships available to support and enhance the life outcomes of individuals served by CCASH. The 2018 Application Forms and Guidelines are now available on our website under the Resources/Bursaries and scholarships menu. This year, applicants are responsible for applying directly for funding. The deadline for receipt of applications is Monday, May 7 at 4:30pm. If you or someone you know might be eligible for funding support, please read the Guidelines to …Read More

First issue of new e-newsletter now available!

We have just launched our new e-newsletter, called Brighter Futures / Un avenir meilleur. It will be issued monthly, and is the best way to keep current with what’s happening at CCASH, and with developments in child welfare in Hamilton. You can find the newsletter on this website under the News and Notices menu heading, and then under Recent Publications. If you haven’t already, please subscribe when you read it, so you will automatically receive each issue.

Contribuez à un avenir meilleur comme membre de conseil d’administration bénévole de SAECH

La Société d’aide à l’enfance catholique de Hamilton est à la recherche de bénévoles dynamiques et dévoués pour contribuer à administrer notre organisme. Nous acceptons toutes les candidatures, et en particulier celles des personnes appartenant aux communautés des Premières Nations, métisses, inuites et francophones de Hamilton. Le conseil d’administration est composé de membres de la communauté intéressés qui: sont âgés de 18 ans ou plus et vivent ou travaillent à Hamilton; pratiquent la foi catholique; aiment le travail d’équipe et ont …Read More

Contribute to brighter futures as a CCASH Board Member

The Catholic Children’s Aid Society of Hamilton is looking for dynamic, dedicated volunteers to help govern our organization.  All applicants are welcome, in particular, individuals from the First Nation, Metis or Inuit and Francophone communities of Hamilton. Board members are concerned community members who are: Age 18 or over and live or work in Hamilton Communicant of the Catholic faith Team oriented and have good decision-making skills Able to attend 10-12 meetings/year (usually during lunch hour) Supportive of the Society’s …Read More

3Voices Conference at McMaster University

We are pleased to be participating in the 3Voices Conference today and tomorrow at McMaster University, which addresses emerging research and approaches in the field of child welfare, particularly developments that give voice to the children, families and communities receiving child welfare services. This morning, our staff will be presenting our Fostering Rainbow Youth (FRY) program. FRY is a program created for LGBTQ2S+ youth in care. FRY exists as a direct result of youth advocacy demanding that their child welfare …Read More

Article in The Spec on the increase in the age of protection

Our Executive Director, Rocco Gizzarelli, is featured in The Hamilton Spectator online edition, sharing information about the recent increase in the age of protection from 16 to 18. This is a positive change for young people in Ontario, as it offers them access to a range of supports that can help them to avoid abuse and neglect. For more detailed information, click on the box on our homepage.

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