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Notice of Class Action

A class action has been certified by the Ontario Superior Court of Justice on behalf of all persons who became Crown wards in Ontario on or after January 1, 1966. The class has been defined to include all individuals who were Crown wards in Ontario at any time between January 1, 1966 and March 30,…

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Black History Month

Join us in recognizing and celebrating Black History Month. Of course our commitment to listening, learning, sharing, celebrating and changing is not limited to one month of the year, but this month does give us an opportunity to shine a spotlight on many different aspects of Black history. The last year has been a tumultuous…

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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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Thank you Foster Families

October 20 to 26 is Foster Family Appreciation Week. While we try to show our appreciation all year long for the incredible contribution of our foster families, we like to take time every year during this week to highlight the often thankless work they do. Our foster families - parents and kids - open their…

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Annual General Meeting: September 12

The agency held its Annual General Meeting on September 12 at our office in Oshawa. We were honoured to recognize several distinguished guests as well as welcome six new members to our Board of Directors. We look forward to working with you as we build hope and opportunities for children, youth and families. Elected to…

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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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