On Saturday, June 8th Kushindokai Karate and Fitness held their sixth annual Kick-a-Thon charity fundraiser, raising $7,750 for Dufferin Child & Family Services (DCAFS) for the Dufferin Children’s Fund. Over the two and a half hour event 51 students and instructors performed 102,083 kicks. “Today was a huge success. It was such a
Dufferin Child & Family Services is seeking foster parents with specialized parenting skills to provide emergency, short term foster care for children and youth, including teenagers. The successful candidate(s) will receive a daily, tax-free retainer to be available for placements as needed and further daily compensation once children/youth are placed in the home. You will
Our agency depends on volunteer drivers to transport children/ youth and adults to various activities including medical appointments, supervised visits and counseling. We look for individuals who are reliable, punctual, enjoy spending time with children/youth and adults and possess a good driving record. For more information about this opportunity, please contact Jacqueline Moore at
Petals Flower Co. has partnered with Dufferin Child and Family Services for this year’s “Have A Heart” Campaign! As a local business Petals loves to look for ways to give back to our community that has so graciously embraced and supported their little flower farm. The “Have A Heart” Campaign was designed to do just that, give
The Headwaters Family Visit Centre provides a safe, neutral and child focused setting for visits and exchanges between children and non-residential parent or another adult such as a grandparent. Families may use the centre for supervised visits or as a safe location to exchange their children for unsupervised visits. On-site Volunteers must be 18 years of
Raising of the transgender pride flag was met with cheers rather than silence to make noise around violence against the transgender community. Transgender Day of Remembrance is a day to commemorate the lost lives due to TRANSPHOBIA and to celebrate the RESILIENCE of community.
DCAFS is hosting – Meet the Facilitator for GLOW (Gay Lesbian Or Whatever) Groups (both Jr. & Sr.) When:Thursday, Oct 25th – GLOW Jr. (11-14yrs) & GLOW Sr. (15 – 22yrs) from 6:00pm – 8:00 pm We look forward to seeing you there!
Monthly Support Group Flyer Information Sessions: Wednesday, September 12, 2018 and Tuesday, September 25, 2018 6:30pm – 8:30pm at Dufferin Child and Family Services 655 Riddell Road Contact Tara Leskey, FASD Consultant at firstname.lastname@example.org or 519-941-1530 x 237 to register. Non-registered participants still welcome!
Effective September 5th, 2018 DCAFS Talk-In Clinic will move from Tuesdays to Wednesdays serving children/youth ages 5 to 18 years. Hours 1-8pm (last appointment begins at 7pm). To learn more about the Talk-In Clinic please click here.
We are once again extremely grateful to be a part of honouring the memory of Natasha Paterson through paying it forward to those in need of support in our community. Teresa and Duncan, you are making a difference. Thank you for your very generous donation.