Child Advocacy and Assessment Program (CAAP)
McMaster Childrens Hospital, Hamilton Health Sciences

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Provides consultations and assessments around issues of child maltreatment, including physical, sexual, and emotional abuse and neglect. Services include forensic evaluations, historical and medical assessments, photo reviews, legal opinions, in-depth interviews, reporting, consultations to child protection agencies, police, courts, counselling, psycho-educational, and treatment for you and their families following maltreatment, and education and workshops regarding trauma, parenting, and intervention services.

McMaster Children's Hospital
1200 Main St W Level 3, Section F (Red)
Hamilton, ON
L8P 1H1
Hours: Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm
Phone: 905-521-2100 x73687 and x73268


Children who have experienced sexual, physical, or emotional abuse or neglect.


Most referrals are from health care practitioners. Parents may call inquiring around interventions for any form of maltreatment or information regarding any component of our programming.




Fully Accessible



Areas Served

Hamilton (City of); Halton Region; Waterloo Region; Wellington County; Haldimand County; Niagara Region; Grey County; Brant County; Norfolk County

Agency Type

Non Profit

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