Kin Awareness Week is September 20-24

September 13, 2021

Kin Awareness Week is September 20th-24th

During Kin Awareness Week, Children's Aid Societies celebrate the families that step in and support children and youth while caregivers address the challenges they are facing.

Kin support often means providing a safe and nurturing home, but it also includes informal supports like child care and transportation. Kin providers can be family members, but most people don't realize they can also be people who simply have an emotional connection to the child or youth. Learn more about how kin families keep kids connected here.

For more information on what it means to be a kin caregiver, please contact Lorraine Quinn, Kinship Supervisor at (613) 962-9291, Extension 2372 or