The Childrens Aid Society of the District of Thunder Bay

Caring for Children... a Community Responsibility

Our Mission

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Mission Statement

To protect and enhance the lives of children through strengthening families in partnership with our community.


Vision Statement

Our vision is to develop, through collaboration, a community where all children grow up with a sense of belonging, in a safe and nurturing environment. Our vision is to be a highly valued child welfare agency which is recognized as a helping organization.

Value Statement

Children and families are our priorities. We value:

  • Integrity: we are guided by what is ethical.
  • Diversity: we respect all individuals’ unique differences.
  • Dignity: we respect the inherent worth of each individual



What's New

Mandate Expanding
Expansion of the Child Welfare Mandate to Include 16 and 17 Year ...

Crown Ward Class Action Notice
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Enhanced Supports for CW
Enhanced Supports for Crown Wards Backgrounder for Enhanced Supports ...

One Vision. One Voice.
ONE VISION ONE VOICE: Changing the Child Welfare System for African ...

Children and youth involved in the child welfare system encounter ...


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