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Data Collection

Peel CAS is committed to providing services that support the unique needs of our marginalized and ethno-cultural communities. In order to do this effectively, we must continue to build our understanding of our diverse community, which includes collecting and analyzing data.


Click here for a summary of our 2019 data on race, ethnicity, religion, language and country of birth for children in care of Peel CAS.


Why is Race Data Important to Child Welfare Practice

  • Peel CAS serves a very diverse community and has a strong commitment to collecting data in order to inform service delivery
  • There is an increased need for accountability and transparency in the child welfare sector
  • New Ministry standards emphasize the need for good practice with racialized and Indigenous communities
  • It serves as a baseline for dialogue