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Child Abuse Prevention Month

October is Child Abuse Prevention Month.  This year marks the 25th Anniversary of the purple ribbon - the provincial symbol for the campaign - which began right here in Durham Region. During Child Abuse Prevention Month, CASs across Ontario highlight the importance of calling Children’s Aid with concerns about the safety or well-being of a…

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AGM and Bursary Awards

The Durham Children’s Aid Society held its Annual General Meeting and Bursary Recognition event on Thursday, September 14, 2017, at 6:00 p.m., at the Society’s office. The emotional evening included 40 inspiring presentations to student bursary recipients (organized by the Durham Children's Aid Foundation), as well as recognition of new Honourary Society Member appointees and…

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Foster Parent Profile

In 1988, Bernie and Craig Birchall, and their three boys began fostering for Durham CAS. There have been many changes since then. Craig passed away in 1996, and the boys have grown up and moved out, but Bernie remains a dedicated foster parent, having cared for over 230 children…so far. Initially, Bernie wanted to care…

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Our Foundation

The Durham Children's Aid Foundation raises funds to help children, youth and families involved with Durham CAS. To learn more about our Foundation including how you can get involved, please click on the link below.  

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