The Director of Youth Protection (DYP)

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Should I report to the DYP?

In some cases, you have a duty to inform the DYP of a child’s situation. How and when do you make a report?

 

 

Intervention of a judge

The DYP might decide to ask a judge to settle a child’s situation. How and when can a judge intervene?

 

Parental authority

Parental authority refers to parents’ rights and responsibilities toward their children from the minute they are born until they turn 18. In rare cases, a parent can lose parental authority.

 

Resources

To make a report, contact the DYP in your region.

http://www.cdpdj.qc.ca/en/droits-de-la-jeunesse/Pages/DPJ.aspx

 

Guide on filing a report with the DYP

http://www.cdpdj.qc.ca/Publications/brochure_signalement_DPJ_En.pdf

 

Guide for parents whose child’s situation has been reported to the DYP

http://publications.msss.gouv.qc.ca/msss/fichiers/2016/16-838-01A.pdf