Child Protective Service (CPS) provides statutory intervention and supportive services to protect and ensure the well-being of children and young persons.
What We Do
Child Protection Officers conduct social investigations and provide case management services for children and young persons who have been abused or neglected by their parents or caregivers.
Child Welfare Officers provide the following services:
- Facilitate legal functions under the Adoption of Children Act for adoption matters
- Process Special Marriage License applications for persons under 18 years of age who wish to marry
- Provide statutory intervention and supportive services to families who need guidance to strengthen parent-child relationships, with relevant community support to address parent-child conflicts and behavioural concerns involving children or youths.
Who We Help
Children and young persons in need of statutory intervention for care or protection, and families who need guidance to strengthen parent-child relationships.