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Family Law Topics in American Sign Language (ASL)

Family Law Education for Women (FLEW) has produced a number of Family Law videos in American Sign Language (ASL), including the following titles:

Available in:

American Sign Language (ASL)

Produced by:

FLEW/FODF

Format:

Video

Produced/Updated In:

2018

French Language Services and Family Law

This section of the FLEW/FODF website describes family law services offered in French in Ontario.

Available in:

English, Français

Produced by:

FLEW/FODF

Format:

Audio, Booklet/PDF, Web

Produced/Updated In:

2018

Justice Ontario

The Justice Ontario website has information on topics such as finding a lawyer, tickets and fines, lawsuits and disputes, family and criminal law, human rights, and wills and estates. A toll-free number gives access to legal information in over 170 languages.

Available in:

English, Français

Format:

Web

Produced/Updated In:

2018

Ontario Ministry of the Attorney General: Family Law

This is the Family Law section of the Attorney General's website. It has information and links to these Family Law topics:

Available in:

English, Français

Format:

Web

Produced/Updated In:

2018

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Openness Resources – Adoption Council of Ontario

This section of the Adoption Council of Ontario's website covers openness and open adoption, providing information and resources on the benefits and challenges of openness. 

Available in:

English

Format:

Web

Produced/Updated In:

2018

Parental Alienation, Family Law, and Mothers: a discussion

Recorded on March 12, 2018 (1 hour and 15 minutes) - In this webinar in the Family Law Education for Women (FLEW) series, METRAC's Legal Director, Tamar Witelson, and family law lawyer, Malerie Rose from Rose Family Law, discuss how the term "Parental Alienation" has come up in Ontario family courts, and some issues mothers in child custody...

Available in:

English

Produced by:

FLEW/FODF

Format:

Webinar

Produced/Updated In:

2018

Parenting Help

This section of the Children's Aid of Toronto website includes tips and resources for parents on such as topics as:

  • infant safe sleep guidelines
  • Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)
  • home alone
  • positive discipline
  • dental care
  • window safety
  • summer planning 

Available in:

English

Format:

Web

Produced/Updated In:

2018

Reporting child abuse and neglect

This section of the Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services website explains the "duty to report" to a children's aid society any suspicions that a child may be in need of protection. There are links to questions and answers on the topic and a description of the signs of child abuse and neglect.

Available in:

English, Français

Format:

Web

Produced/Updated In:

2018

Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect: It’s Your Duty – Your Responsibilities under the Child, Youth and Family Services Act, 2017

This brochure, produced by the Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services, explains the “duty to report” that people in Ontario have when it comes to child abuse and neglect. The brochure provides information on this section of the Child, Youth and Family Services Act (CYFSA) and answers common questions about your reporting...

Available in:

English, Français

Format:

Booklet/PDF

Produced/Updated In:

2018

What do you need? How to get help

This page on the Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic website lists ways you can get help when you need it. It has information on clinic services, abuse, safety, your children, partner abuse, sexual assault, childhood sexual abuse/incest, housing and money, immigration, forced marriage, charges for assault, and lawyers.

Available in:

English

Format:

Web

Produced/Updated In:

2018