News & Notices

Kinship Week, September 25-29

It’s Kinship Week, a time to celebrate kinship families and their positive impact on the welfare of children in our community. Thank you to the 133 kin homes that were associated with our agency in 2016-2017! You are making a real difference in the lives of the children you care for! Kinship families assume primary responsibility for raising and caring for a child that needs to leave its family for safety reasons, and can include relatives, community members, or other …Read More

Youth Homelessness: an integrated, collaborative approach

Our Executive Director, Rocco Gizzarelli, wrote this article that appeared in The Hamilton Spectator on September 12, 2017, about youth homelessness and the need for an integrated, collaborative approach. We are proud to be the lead agency for the Youth Housing Support Project, in partnership with the Social Planning and Research Council of Hamilton, Good Shepherd Youth Services, Living Rock Ministries, and Wesley Urban Ministries — Wesley Youth Services. Through this project, over 630 youth have obtained and maintained safe …Read More

Peder Larsen Care Beyond Belief Golf Tournament a big success!

The 2017 Peder Larsen Care Beyond Belief Golf Tournament was a big success! Graced by beautiful weather, the golfers had a great time, and generously supported the CCASH Child & Youth Opportunities Fund. Thanks to everyone who was involved, and congratulations to the many winners of the day, listed below.  Many thanks to our sponsors and donors; we couldn’t have done it without you! And a special thanks to the Preyra brothers – Al, Ian, and Ron — for their …Read More

Front page coverage in Le Régional represents importance of having accessible French language services available

The Society, along with Family & Children’s Services Niagara and The Children’s Aid Society of Hamilton recently participated in a networking conference with keynote speaker French Language Commissioner, Mr. Francois Boileau. Front page coverage of the event in Le Régional news indicates the importance of having accessible French language services available, especially for vulnerable populations. View the full article in Le Régional here. La Société catholique de l’aide à l’enfance fournit tous ses services en français. Pour parler à l’un des membres de notre équipe de …Read More

CCASH Spring 2017 Newsletter – Brighter Futures

  Please click on the link below to see a copy of the newly designed CCASH Newsletter “Brighter Futures”. In this edition, you will find details of when Minister Coteau visited our agency, a highlight of Pat McInnes, our spiritual advisor, the success of our Christmas Hamper Program, wonderful news about our Bursary Program, and a reflection from the CCASH Spiritual Care Department. Please enjoy. CCASH Spring 2017 Newsletter

Congratulations Bishop Miehm – New Bishop of Peterborough

Appointment of Bishop Daniel Miehm, Bishop of Peterborough Today His Excellency, Archbishop Luigi Bonazzi, Apostolic Nuncio to Canada, announced that His Holiness, Pope Francis, has appointed Most Reverend Daniel J. Miehm, as Bishop of the Diocese of Peterborough.  He will be installed as the 13th Bishop of the Diocese of Peterborough on April 19, 2017. Bishop Daniel Miehm was born on August 27, 1960 in Kitchener, Ontario.  After studies at St. Jerome’s College, University of Waterloo and St. Augustine’s Seminary …Read More

Bishop Crosby’s 2017 Lenten Message

Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ, The season of Lent is now upon us.  It is an opportunity to renew and deepen our relationship with Jesus, and to renew the choices we make, so that we might live as he taught.  In fact, if we take seriously the Lenten program, it offers us the opportunity to renew our whole life! Traditionally, Lent is a privileged time for prayer, fasting and almsgiving. During Lent, we seek time to pray more – alone and with …Read More

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