Helping children and youth in and from care go from surviving to thriving

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Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada is our country’s leading charity dedicated to improving the lives of children, youth, and families involved with the child welfare system.

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Together, we have the strength to change lives

Who we help
We help a diverse population of children, youth, and families in communities across Canada who have experienced or are at risk of abuse and neglect.
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Why we help
We believe every young person in Canada deserves every opportunity to thrive.
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How We Help
We raise and grant funds and develop programs that are delivered in partnership with child- and youth-serving agencies across Canada.
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How To Help

From donating to volunteering, learn more about the different ways you can help make a difference for children and youth in and from care.

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Fundraising Ideas

Looking for creative ways to raise funds but not sure how to get started? We’ve got you covered! Check out our ideas, access a fundraising toolkit, and more.

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Youth Resources

If you’re a young person looking for support and information, look no further. Take a look at our resources page for details about supports for your education, employment, mental health, and more.

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