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Child Find Ontario


Description
Promotes personal safety of children -- programs, services and resources to protect children and reduce victimization, available through affiliate Canadian Centre for Child Protection, including online resources for educators and parents with age-appropriate resources for pre-school to grade 8
  • MissingKids.ca -- online resource centre includes database of missing children in Canada * support to families in finding their missing child * educational and prevention materials
  • Commit to Kids, www.commit2kids.ca -- assists child-serving organizations in creating a safe environment * sexual abuse prevention
  • Cybertip!ca, www.cybertip.ca -- tipline for reporting online sexual exploitation of children * Self/Peer Exploitation Guides -- resource guides for schools and families * information for supporting youth when a sexual image or video has been created and shared with peers, reducing negative impact, and guidance to limit circulation
  • Don't Get Sextorted, DontGetSextorted.ca -- online resource for youth includes tips on safely responding to coercive behaviours * lesson for educator
  • Kids in the Know, www.kidsintheknow.ca -- interactive personal safety education program for children, works to reduce risk of sexual exploitation
  • NeedHelpNow.ca -- online information and resources for youth 13-17 years affected by self/peer exploitation incidents including sexting * practical steps to regain control of situation such as step-by-step information for contacting websites/online services to request image/video removal and sample complaints * guidance on safe adult involvement, self-care and recognizing when situation has gone too far
  • Protect Kids Online, ProtectKidsOnline.ca -- online comprehensive safety information for educators and parents on phone and online technologies
Visit website at protectchildren.ca for information and complete program listing in English and French
Eligibility
Missing children up to 18 years * education and prevention resources available for educators, parents and the general public

Residency Requirements: Ontario
Application Process
Families of missing children -- call, email or visit website MissingKids.ca
Phone
1-800-532-9135
Crisis
Crisis 1-866-543-8477
Toll Free
Don't Get Sextorted 1-866-658-9022
Website
Visit Website
Email
mail@childfindontario.ca
Mailing Address
c/o Canadian Centre for Child Protection; 615 Academy Rd
Winnipeg, MB, R3N 0E7
Canada
Languages
English, French
Fees
None
Accessibility
Not applicable
Topic(s)
Agency Information
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Copyright
Findhelp Information Services
Last Updated On
May 17, 2021
Hours of Operation
Open 24/7
Missing Children Toll Free Crisis Line -- Mon-Sun 24 hours
Service Area(s)
Ontario