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Annual General Meeting

The 2021 Annual General Meeting was held on Thursday Sept 9. The meeting included the recognition of a valued community partner - Carea Community Health, as well as business reports, and the election of new Directors to the Board. Congratulations to new Directors, Cassandra Duncan, Stacey Lepine-Fisher, and Jolleen Mathews, and returning Director Stefanie Finateri,…

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Building Bridges Community Consultation

Thank you to everyone who joined us for our strategic planning community consultation on April 19. We had a great turnout, and heard some great feedback that will help inform our services going forward. We value input from our community, including our service provider partners, service recipients and the community at large. We are here…

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Foster Parents needed

We are seeking foster homes for children and older youth. Foster families provide a stable, supportive, temporary home for children at a time when parents and caregivers are facing challenges and working to provide a safe home. We currently do not have any info sessions scheduled, but you can inquire and apply any time. Contact…

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Becoming a foster parent

We do not currently have any information sessions scheduled regrading becoming a foster parent, but you can enquire at any time. We always need foster homes... do you have room in your heart for one more? Please call or email us to learn about the need, the criteria, the supports available and the process. Watch…

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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 Durham CAS stands in solidarity with the Black community of Canada and the world. Collectively we pledge to advocate and agitate for racial equity, social justice and humanity. We maintain that zero tolerance for violence in all its manifestations…

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Complete our survey

We are all trying our best to navigate working, living and playing in this new unfamiliar world. Share your thoughts about our services with our new survey:  https://tinyurl.com/DCASFeedbackWe are also navigating working in this new world here at Durham CAS. We are continuing our services for children, youth and families; trying to ensure that services…

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Foster homes needed

We are seeking foster homes for children and older youth. Foster families provide a stable, supportive, temporary home for children at a time when parents and caregivers are facing challenges and working to provide a safe home. Foster families are from all cultures and socio-economic backgrounds, and include all types of family composition (single or…

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New Executive Director

Durham Children’s Aid Society (CAS) is pleased to welcome Steven Woodman as its new Executive Director.  Mr. Woodman officially starts his position as the agency’s leader on September 4, 2019.  Mr. Woodman comes to the agency after seven years as Executive Director of Family and Children's Services of Frontenac, Lennox and Addington and 19 years…

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After-hours service changes

UPDATE: Due to unforeseen circumstances, changes to our After Hour Services are in effect immediately.  Thank you for your patience during the transition. There are some changes coming to our after-hours service delivery. You will still be able reach us 24/7 at our regular number, and hopefully you won’t notice any dramatic changes when you…

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Black History Month Review

Black History Month Community Event: The Evolution of Racism in the Media On Monday, February 25 we were honoured to host our 4th annual Black History Month Community event: The Evolution of Racism in the Media. We would like to thank everyone who braved the snowy weather to join us for this important discussion. Issues…

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