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Letter to Parents with Children and Youth with Autism from Minister Coteau

June 26, 2017

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

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