June 26, 2017 Dear parents, families and caregivers in our autism community: Earlier this month, I had the pleasure of announcing a sweeping transformation to how this province provides services and supports for children and youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) through the new Ontario Autism Program (OAP). This transformation will make Ontario a leader
We invite you to attend an information session to learn more about foster care and adoption, as well as the home study assessment. Our next session will be held on July 12 from 5:30pm -6:30pm, at our office, 655 Riddell Road in Orangeville. Please r.s.v.p your attendance to Gloria Cooper at 519-941-1530 ext. 229 or
During a ceremony at Queen’s Park on Wednesday (May 10), Orangeville’s Joshua Austin was presented with an Ontario Medal for Young Volunteers, please click here to read the article by Chirs Halliday of the Orangeville Banner.
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
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.
DCAFS is currently seeking Board Members Membership on DCAFS’ Board of Directors is an excellent opportunity for individuals to take a leadership role in Dufferin County and make a significant contribution to children, families and to our community. To ensure we have a well-rounded, diverse Board, we are looking to recruit Members who have the
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