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In these unprecedented times, we hope you are keeping safe and well. While social distancing has become the new normal, it is gratifying to see people finding creative ways to continue supporting children, youth and families. Our strong communities will get us through this.

We are thankful to the countless, compassionate professionals that are continuing to provide important services and supports to their clients.

  • Public health staff are working tirelessly to monitor and help contain the COVID 19 virus.
  • Our health professionals, doctors, nurses, technicians and hospital support staff are on the front lines dealing with people that fall ill.
  • Colleagues at Halton Children’s Aid continue to support our most vulnerable children and youth, and their families and caregivers.
  • Some child care centres are providing emergency child care to essential services workers.
  • EarlyON staff are finding innovative ways to continue to support families with young children.
  • Schoolboards are finding creative ways to support families worried about their children’s education.
  • Organizations continue to support children with special needs and those with mental health challenges.
  • Food banks continue to provide essential food to our most vulnerable residents.

Countless others continue to provide essential services and products to Halton families.

OKN staff members are currently working from home. We continue to focus on support for service providers and organizations that provide services to children, youth and families.