Community Child Welfare Boards
Community Child Welfare Boards (CCWB) serve as links between the community and the local child welfare services, and collectively, between citizens and the Minister of Community Services. They have a commitment to
- advance the prevention of child abuse and neglect
- assure the best interests of children
- promote the integrity of the family
- recognize and promote the preservation of childrens cultural, racial and linguistic heritage
- work with other community and social services to prevent, alleviate and remedy the personal, social and economic conditions that might place children and families at risk
More about the Boards
- Nova Scotia Child Welfare Boards Resource Guide
Provides members with the tools and resources needed to make their Community Child Welfare Board an effective voice for children and families in their respective communities.
- Vision & Values
A vision of NS as a place where all families provide a safe, loving and healthy environment for children and parents to thrive in.
- Community Child Welfare Boards: A Brief History
The Child Welfare sector in Nova Scotia has a rich and varied history.
- Relationship with DCS
Understanding the role of the Board in relation to the Department of Community Services will assist the Board to be more effective in fulfilling its mandate.
- Online Resources for Welfare Boards
Other sites with Child Welfare Board resources.
- Links to local Child Welfare Boards
- Get Involved: Contact Us