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Reflections on Equity and Anti-Black Racism

A message from the Office of Equity, Communications & Community Relations.

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 […]

Building Bridges Town Hall

Please join us for our 6th Annual Building Bridges community consultation, on Thursday, June 25– we are going online via Zoom. This year’s theme is Black Lives Matter as we continue our dialogue with the community about child welfare services in Durham Region. There will be a Q&A: you can ask during the event or […]

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/DCASFeedback We 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Youth Pride 2019

Embrace, engage and empower LGBT2SQ+ youth, allies and their families. Youth Pride Durham 2019: June 8 at Sinclair Secondary School, at 380 Taunton Rd. E., Whitby. This year we are very excited to welcome T. Thomason as our headline performer. Thomason is a singer-songwriter from Nova Scotia whose song “Hope” was recently released after he […]

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 […]