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Building Better Tomorrows with Sheldon Kennedy

April 20, 2017

Tickets are 75% sold out! Don’t miss out on this great opportunity, click here to purchase yours today!  To view a short video about Sheldon Kennedy, click here. Sheldon Kennedy is a former NHL player and author of Why I Didn’t Say Anything,  he will be speaking on May 3 at the Caledon Ski Club.  

Ontario Autism Program

April 6, 2017

DCAFS’ Clinical Services is pleased to share with parents and our community the attached letter from Minister Coteau in regards to the development of the Ontario Autism Program. If further information is required, MCYS has provided the following contact information:Greg Ladyka, Program Supervisor, MCYS Central Region (905) 952-1907, 1-877-669-6658 x 1907. Please click here to read

Pathways to Permanence 2

February 1, 2017

Parenting Children Who Have Experienced Trauma and Loss This 24-hour specialized series of eight classes is designed for adoptive, kinship and customary care families who are parenting children who have experienced trauma and loss as a part of their history. This course provides tools, techniques and information that empower participants to effectively parent their children.

Post Adoption Support Information Session

January 10, 2017

The Adoption Council of Ontario’s Post Adoption Supports Information Session is scheduled to Tuesday, January 31, 2017 from 6:30pm to 8pm. For more information, please click here.

A Message to our 2016 Holiday Donors

December 30, 2016

Thank you for your donations during the holiday season. We greatly appreciate your support in helping children, youth, adults and families in Dufferin County. Wishing you health and happiness this Holiday Season and prosperity in the New Year. All the best to you and yours, Executive Director Dufferin Child and Family Services

Dufferin Wellington Special Needs Strategy for Children and Youth

September 19, 2016

Special Needs Strategy vision… “An Ontario where children and youth with special needs get the timely and effective services they need to participate fully at home, at school, in the community, and as they prepare to achieve their goals for adulthood” To read the latest Communique, please click here.

June 15, 2016

In the wake of the recent events in Orlando, DCAFS would like to extend our sincere condolences to all those impacted by such intense acts of violence. Events like this remind us all of the ongoing need to support one another in feeling safe to be ourselves in our communities. Please feel free to call