Maltreatment-related Investigations with a Grandparent as a Primary Caregiver in Ontario in 2008

Information Sheet
CWRP produced material
Canadian CW research

Hollingshead, Matthew
Lefebvre, Rachael
Van Wert, Melissa
Fallon, Barbara


CWRP Information Sheet #172E. Canadian Child Welfare Research Portal: Toronto, ON.


The Ontario Incidence Study of Reported Child Abuse and Neglect, 2008 (OIS-2008) is the fourth 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 maltreatment-related investigations with a grandparent as the primary caregiver in Ontario in 2008.