The Director of Youth Protection (DYP)


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.



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


Guide on filing a report with the DYP


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