Leaving Your Child Home Alone

Date: December 2023
Leaving Your Child Home Alone

Author(s): Information Gateway

Year Published: 2023

File Size: 224 KB

Before leaving a child or youth home alone, parents and other caregivers must be confident the child or youth has the necessary skills and maturity to handle staying home alone safely. This factsheet offers guidance to help parents and other caregivers make this important decision.

This publication is also available in Spanish.

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