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Access to Information and Disclosure

The Children’s Aid Society of Ottawa (CASO) provides access to information and disclosure to records pursuant to Part X of the Child, Youth and Family Services Act.  

Former and Current Clients

If you are currently receiving services from CASO, or have in the past, and would like access to your records, please complete the form below. You will also be required to provide one copy of a valid government issued photo identification along with your request. 

Request for Records

"Note, CASO will not provide copies of records where there is an active investigation of concerns. Records can be released on the investigation has been concluded. 

Former Child in Care

If you were formerly in extended society care with CASO and would like to access your records, please complete the form below. You will also be required to provide one copy of a valid government issued photo identification along with your request.   

Former Child In Care

Adoption Records

If you were adopted, or are related to someone who was adopted through CASO, and you would like to request information, please complete the form below. You will also be required to provide one copy of a valid government issued photo identification along with your request.   

If you are a descendant of an adult adoptee who is deceased, a copy of a death certificate will be required along with your application form.

Request for Adoption Records

 

Copies of birth registration and adoption orders cannot be provided by a Children’s Aid Society. Once an adoptee reaches the age of 18, that person can apply for copies of their birth registration and adoption order. Birth parents can also apply once the adopted adult has reached the age of 19. To apply for this service, visit the website www.serviceontario.ca or call 1-800-461-2156.

 

Forms can be submitted via email or by mail 

Access to Information and Disclosure

Email: recordsrequest@casott.on.ca
Mail:   1602 Telesat Court,
          Ottawa, On
          K1B 1B1

For any questions, please call 613-747-7800 ext. 2642.