What is neglect?
Neglect is when a child is not provided with a minimal acceptable level of the basics of life, as the result of an act or failure to act by the parent or caretaker; which was not the result of something out of the control of the parents or caretakers. These essentials include, but are not limited to food, shelter, clothing, medical and dental care, education as required by law, personal care, proper supervision, and protection from physical, sexual and emotional harm.

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1. Who can make a child abuse referral?
2. Will my name be revealed if I make a referral?
3. How do I make a referral?
4. Will I be told what the agency does with my referral?
5. How can I become a foster parent?
6. When is physical discipline child abuse?
7. What are the signs of physical abuse?
8. What are the signs of sexual abuse?
9. What is neglect?
10. At what age can children be left unsupervised?
11. What is the legal age one must be to be a babysitter?
12. What are my rights as a grandparent?
13. How can I get a job with Children and Youth?
14. How can I adopt?