Welcome to the Ontario Child Abuse and Neglect Data System (OCANDS)

OCANDS provides child protection agencies and researchers a way to access comprehensive data about investigations conducted in Ontario.

OCANDS would like to thank child protection agencies for their participation. We look forward to continuing to work collaboratively with agencies.

As part of our ongoing work, please regularly check the page Methods and Website Updates for updates and further clarification regarding Service Performance Indicators validation. The Methods section also offers updates on website, definitions and methodologies for Performance Indicators and NOM calculations, variety of category mappings and more. These sections are viewable only to registered users.

If you have any questions for the OCANDS team, please contact us.