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Our adoption story: Andrea and John

Every child is precious, regardless of age or anything else. When John and I married we had already planned to become an adoptive family if we could, because there are these precious children already on this earth, one of whom we might be a family with. It took time, many months, for the phone call […]

Celebrating ‘Logan Day’

It’s not an official holiday yet, but June 30 has been declared ‘Logan Day’ by one very happy family. It is to be celebrated annually by getting a new fish. On June 30 of this year, eight year old Logan celebrated one year living with his dads and their dog, Finnegan. To mark this milestone, […]

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 […]

Crown Ward Class Action

Class Action on Behalf of Crown Wards Were you a Crown ward at any time from the period January 1, 1966 until March 30, 2017? If so, you may be a class member in the class action which has now been certified by the court.  The lawsuit seeks money (damages) and other benefits for class […]

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 […]

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.