Legal Mandates

Batshaw Youth and Family Centres (Batshaw Centres) offers services primarily under:

  • An Act Respecting Health Services and Social Services
  • The Youth Protection Act
  • The Youth Criminal Justice Act


  • In-the-Know is a Batshaw Centres publication supported by McGill's Centre for Research on Children and Families. It is designed to draw knowledge from different sectors of activities within Batshaw Centres or the Centre with a view to making it available to our clinical personnel and our partners - knowledge that is relevant to our work.
  • The MDC Journal is an annual publication with a new theme every year. The articles written by several contributors deal with various aspects of the chosen theme.
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