Ministry of Children and Youth Services (Ontario)

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Ministry of Children and Youth Services
Ministère des Services à l'enfance et à la jeunesse
Government ministry overview
Formed 2003
Jurisdiction Government of Ontario
Headquarters 14th floor, 56 Wellesley Street West, Toronto, ON, M5S 2S3
43°39′51.7″N 79°23′14.1″W / 43.664361°N 79.387250°W / 43.664361; -79.387250
Employees 2,259 (as of 31 March 2013 (full-time))
Annual budget $ 4,007.2 (2012-13 fiscal year in millions) [1]
Minister responsible The Honourable Tracy MacCharles, Minister of Children and Youth Services
Child Government ministry Child agencies
Website www.children.gov.on.ca/htdocs/English/index.aspx

The Ministry of Children and Youth Services is responsible for services to children and youth in the Canadian province of Ontario. The ministry was created in 2003 to coordinate services for families with children. It manages and monitors Children's Aid Societies throughout the province. It also assists young adults in making the transition to adulthood. The agency is headquartered in the Macdonald Block in Toronto.[2]

The current Minister of Children and Youth Services in the Executive Council of Ontario (or provincial cabinet) is Tracy MacCharles with Granville Anderson is Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister.

Juvenile corrections[edit]

The ministry operates correctional facilities for juveniles who are convicted of crimes.[3]

Secure juvenile facilities include:[4]

List of Ministers[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.children.gov.on.ca/htdocs/English/documents/about/Results_2013-2014.pdf
  2. ^ "Contact Us." Ministry of Children and Youth Services. Retrieved on September 15, 2010.
  3. ^ " Youth are found guilty of offences, they are not convicted. About Youth Justice Services in Ontario." Ministry of Children and Youth Services. Retrieved on 15 September 2010.
  4. ^ "Secure Custody Facilities for Youth." Ministry of Children and Youth Services. Retrieved on September 15, 2010.

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