Household Composition in Child Maltreatment-Related Investigations in Ontario in 2018

Information Sheet
CWRP produced material
Canadian CW research

Joh-Carnella, Nicolette
Lefebvre, Rachael
Fallon, Barbara


CWRP Information Sheet #196E. 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 household composition of families investigated for a child maltreatment-related concern in Ontario in 2018.