If you have concerns about a child please call 705.743.9751 or 1.800.661.2843

Kawartha Haliburton CAS
Kawartha Haliburton CAS

Indigenous Services

Legislative and child welfare standards governing Ontario’s children’s aid societies acknowledge the importance of community, heritage, and cultural ties for Indigenous children. First Nations communities in Ontario have long worked to re-gain control over child welfare practices related to their children. The results of their efforts are demonstrated by the existence of nine designated First Nations child welfare agencies and an increasing number of urban Aboriginal Family and Children’s Services. It is the responsibility of the Kawartha-Haliburton Children’s Aid Society to ensure that First Nation communities are involved and making decisions in the best interests of children. KHCAS is one of six children’s aid societies and seven First Nation community signatories to a Protocol that guide child welfare service delivery to Indigenous children and families in the Central East Region.

Local Resources:

Curve Lake First Nation

22 Winookeeda Road, Curve Lake, Ontario K0L1R0

Dnaagdawenmag Binnoojiiyag Child and Family Services (DBCFS)

517 Hiawatha Line, Hiawatha, ON
705-295-7135 or 1-844-523-2237

Hiawatha First Nation

123 Paudash Street, Hiawatha, ON

Niijkiwendidaa Anishnaabekwewag

1097 Water Street, Peterborough, ON
705-741-0900 or 1-800-663-2696

Nogojiwanong Friendship Centre

580 Cameron Street, Peterborough, ON

Updates from Kawartha Haliburton CAS


KHCAS Board Member Recruitment - applications invited!

KHCAS seeks individuals to serve on the KHCAS BOARD OF DIRECTORS Do you have the passion and interest to sit as a volunteer member ...

PALS presents Caregiving on Caregiver's Children

PALS Network presents Effects of Caregiving on Caregiver's Children - May 28 from 6-8pm, Durham CAS (Oshawa)

Join us as the PALS Adoption Support Group presents:  Effects of Caregiving on Caregiver’s Children: Tuesday, May 28, 2019 6-8pm Durham CAS, 1320 Airport ...

KHCAS Offices closed Apr 19 and 22

KHCAS Offices closed Friday, April 19 and Monday, April 22

The KHCAS Offices located in Peterborough, Lindsay and Haliburton will be closed Friday, April 19 and Monday, April 22. If you have concerns about a ...

PALS Dev Trauma May 7 2019

PALS Network presents Understanding Developmental Trauma – May 7 from 6-8pm, Therapeutic Family Care, Cobourg

Join us as the PALS Adoption Support Group presents:  Understanding Developmental Trauma. Tuesday, May 7, 2019 6-8pm Therapeutic Family Care 200A Division Street, Unit ...

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