Caring for Children

Because Life Goes On ... Helping Children and Youth Live With Separation and Divorce
Site for parents in need of information and resources to help guide their children through separation and divorce, as well as for professionals in such fields as social services, health, justice, and education
Where do I stand? A child's guide to separation and divorce
Written for children whose parents separate or divorce. You may have questions about separation and divorce. This booklet can answer some of those questions
What happens next? Information for kids about separation and divorce
This booklet that helps children learn about family law, and can also help them realize it's normal for them to have an emotional response to their parents' separation. Written for children between the ages of nine and twelve

See also

Supervised access to children
Where there are concerns for the safety of the children and/or a parent, a court can require that visits with children be supervised. The parents can also come to agree to supervised visits without a court order
Child protection
When concerns are raised about a family's ability to care for a child, a child protection agency may take steps to investigate the care the child is receiving and potentially to remove a child from his or her home