CWRP Information Sheet #209E. Toronto, ON: Canadian Child Welfare Research Portal
The Ontario Incidence Study of Reported Child Abuse and Neglect 2018 (OIS-2018) is the sixth provincial study to examine the incidence of reported child maltreatment and the characteristics of children and families investigated by child welfare authorities in Ontario. This Information sheet examines the characteristics out-of-home care placements in 2018, including placement type and reunification with primary caregivers during the investigation. These characteristics were also compared by the age of the child involved in the investigation.