Child Safety

Child Passenger Safety

Find buying and installing a child car seat or booster seat, safety and testing information, and recall notices at the government of Canada website Car Seats, Seat Belts and Your Child.

Also visit Child Safety Link, a reliable Canadian source for a wide variety of children’s injury prevention issues http://childsafetylink.ca.

Parachute is a national charitable organization dedicated to preventing injuries and saving lives.

Family Emergency Preparedness

Emergency preparedness involves three basic steps:  1.Knowing the risks    2. Making a plan    3. Getting an emergency kit

Are you ready?  Have you thought about:
  • Who is your personal support network and how can they help you during an emergency?
  • What do I need for a basic emergency kit
  • Is there a service animal involved that also needs an emergency kit
  • What do I need to think about considering myself or family member that has special needs:
    • Mobility needs
    • Non –visible disabilities such as autism, ADHD, diabetes or arthritis
    • Hearing loss
    • Vision loss
    • Seniors with a disability/special needs
    • Living with a disability in a high rise

Please visit these links with useful safety information for you and your family:

What You Need to Know about TEXT with 9-1-1 – 911 information for people who are deaf, hard of hearing or speech impaired.

Emergency Preparedness Guide for People with Disabilities/Special Needs This guide was prepared by Public Safety Canada in collaboration with Emergency Management Ontario.. This publication is also available in multiple formats: audio (wav, CD and cassette), Braille, large print and e-text diskette.  To order, please call: 1 800 O-Canada (1-800-622-6232)  TTY: 1-800-926-9105

For a copy of the Ontario guide, please visit Emergency Management Ontario or call 1-888-795-7635.

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