Leaving Your Child Home Alone

Two of the most frequent questions the Ottawa Police Service Youth Section receives are:

  • When can I leave my child alone?
  • Who can babysit?

The Children’s Aid Society of Ottawa has created two “Positive Parenting” brochures covering these topics as well as many other topics that can assist parents: 

As well, the Simcoe Children’s Aid Society has created a useful brochure:

Should you still have questions after reviewing the above documents, feel free to contact the Ottawa Police Service Youth Section.