Maltreatment-related Investigations Involving Primary Caregivers with a History of Being in Foster Care and/or Group Home Care in Ontario in 2008

Information Sheet
CWRP produced material
Canadian CW research

Brady, Eavan
Lefebvre, Rachael
Van Wert, Melissa
Fallon, Barbara


CWRP Information Sheet #173E. 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 primary caregiver risk factors and source of income in maltreatment-related investigations in which the primary caregiver had a history of being in foster care and/or group home care in Ontario in 2008.