What is child abuse and neglect?


If you are looking for more information on child abuse, health services in your community or any related information, please check out the link below.

HealthLinkBC Website

How to spot the signs of child abuse and neglect?

If you are looking for information on how to recognize the signs of abuse please check out the information included here.

How to spot the signs PDF

Caring for Kids

Caring for Kids provides an array of education materials from how to talk to kids about washing their hands to what parents should know about the internet and social media. Caring for Kids provides parents with information about their child’s and teen’s overall health and well-being. Because the site is developed by the Canadian Paediatric Society — the voice of more than 3,300 Canadian paediatricians—you can be sure the information is reliable.

Caring for Kids Website

Protecting your Child and Sexual Abuse: It’s Your Business

Learn about the issue of child sexual abuse and the behaviours and situations that present risk to children and youth.

Protect Children Website



My First Safety Book

This free PDF download from the Canadian Centre for Child Protection, teaches children about the importance of safety, having safe grownups in their lives, feelings as well as how to name their body parts!

Download My First Safety Book PDF

Kids in the Know

An interactive, free website from the Canadian Centre of Child Protection that helps to educate children from kindergarten to grade 9 about personal safety, healthy relationships, when to seek help and many other important topics.

Kids in the Know Website