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Award winning Drag Queen Storytime

We are incredibly proud to announce that the eight Durham Region public libraries and Durham CAS are the recipients of this year's Les Fowlie Award for Intellectual Freedom and the Joyce Cunningham Award presented by the Ontario Library Association. Thank you to all eight of libraries who host these important events. This program would not…

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Foster info sessions on now

We have an urgent need for foster homes. Join us at an info session in January or February 2024, to learn more. Foster parents care for children and youth who are unable to live at home with their families temporarily. Foster parents play an integral role in supporting children and youth, families at a time…

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Community consultations: PATH

Thank you to everyone who joined us for our PATH (Public Accountability Towh Hall) sessions over the last year. We had some great discussions about our services and the changes we've made based on feedback from our communities. Your feedback helps guide our service development and ensures that that we are accountable to our community.…

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Kasserian Ingera – The Durham Model

Recognizing the overrepresentation of Black children and youth in care, DCAS has developed Kasserian Ingera – The Durham Model. The first of its kind in child welfare, this three-year, community based initiative designed to provide culturally appropriate supports and early intervention services to African-Canadian families and children who are at-risk or have become involved with…

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Anti-Black Racism Statement

A message from Durham Children’s Aid Society and the Office of Equity, Communications and Community Partnership We recognize that people of African descent represent a distinct group whose human rights must be promoted and protected. We stand in solidarity with the Black community and commit to intentional change through agitation and advocacy for dignity, racial…

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