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Henning Salon and DCAFS Have Parternered for Holiday Gift Giving!

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Santa will be at Orangeville Home Hardware Monday to Friday between 6-8pm and on the weekend from 12-4pm until December 23.  Have your photo taken with Santa for $5 and all proceeds are donated to the Dufferin Children’s Fund.

RBC branches in Orangeville, Grand Valley and Shelburne are collecting mittens, hats and scarves to donate to DCAFS.

 Thank You to RBC and Clara Hughes!

Special thanks to RBC for your $5000 donation for our Clara Hughes event on October 24th. As well, a special thanks to Clara Hughes for her  INSPIRATIONAL  message to all of us and for her $5000 donation to “Allies for Kids Mental Health”.

Upcoming “Allies for Kids Mental Health” presentations are:

We Are Talking Kids Mental Health, Dec 6 & 8

Tuesday Talk In Clinic – our, main ‘Gateway’ to Mental Health ServicesFor your convenience you may download the following forms, fill them out and bring them with you or just wait and our Receptionist will give them to you when you arrive.

Youth Scoop

Shed the Light is a youth led group raising awareness and reducing stigma about mental health.

Important news for adopted youth please click here for more information.

LGBT Group a social and support group meets weekly at DCAFS.  For info call 519-941-1530 x 418.

Foster Families Needed

Families for children from 0 to 16 please contact our office at 519-941-1530 and press “0” and our receptionist will assist you.

Click the logo on the left to find an agency near you

Developmental Services Ontario (DSO); your access point for adult developmental services helps adults with developmental disabilities connect to services and supports in their communities. There are nine agencies across Ontario to serve you.

The Horsburgh Trial:

When a situation such as this occurs, it is tragic and upsetting. Our thoughts are first and foremost with MA. Our commitment to ensuring the safety and well-being of children in this community is unwavering. We will not tolerate abuse or maltreatment of any kind. Every allegation brought to our attention is taken seriously and investigated thoroughly. When children are placed in the care of a foster family, they have the right to be safe, respected and well treated. To learn more about Dufferin Child and Family Services current practices please click here.