Child Welfare League of Canada

The Child Welfare League of Canada
is dedicated to protecting and
promoting the well being of Canada's
children, particularly those who are
at risk because of poverty abuse and
CWLC's goals are: *To increase public awareness about the needs of children, youth and families. *To provide research and information about children and families at risk. *To encourage the improvement of standards, particularly for child welfare, mental health and young offender programmes. *To promote training for carers, volunteers and professionals working with children and families at risk. CWLC has been responsible for: *Organising the first national, cross-sectoral, public policy symposium on children as well as annual regional conferences. *Re-establishing the Canadian Resource Centre on Children and Youth. *Co-ordinating consumer led focus groups for the social security review. *Publishing a special Canadian issue of Child Welfare as well as the Children's Mental Health Thesaurus and Intergenerational Programs in Atlantic Canada. *Conducting a feasibility study for a National survey of child abuse, in conjunction with the University of Toronto Faculty of Social Work. *Facilitating youth involvement in conferences. *Consulting with members for submissions to the federal government on young offenders , custody and access and intercountry adoption. Canadian Resource Centre on Children and Youth is a non-profit organization with a mandate to collect, catalogue and disseminate information on children and youth. CRCCY is open to all but it also has an annual membership which provides free computer searches of the centre's collection and a subscription to its bulletin and newsletter. CWLC and CRCCY


Key information

Operation level:
Works with age groups:
Organisation type:
NGO - non governmental organisation


Organisation mandate

, Children 0 - 18

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