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

Kawartha Haliburton CAS

Sweet Dreams: Our PJ’s and Bedding Program

Carolyn Mills holding up a new pair of children's pajamas. In the background there are many more pajamas of different colors hanging in a closet

Retired executive officer of the Peterborough and the Kawarthas Association of Realtors, Carolyn Mills began the Sweet Dreams program, in 2011.  Sweet Dreams provides comfortable pyjamas, bedding and pillows to the Kawartha Haliburton Children’s Foundation to be given to children in our community who are receiving assistance from the Kawartha-Haliburton Children’s Aid Society.

Children often arrive at new foster homes with very few possessions.  Many don’t have pyjamas to wear that first night with a new family, and it’s a very crucial night.  Away from their own families and away from familiar surroundings, snuggling up in cozy new pyjamas and new bedding, chosen just for them gives these children a sense that someone cares.  Hopefully, it also brings the feeling of a warm hug at bedtime.

The Foundation, Carolyn and the Sweet Dreams program also provides pyjamas and bedding to families participating in the KHCAS Family Preservation Program.  As needed, bedding items are delivered directly to families by KHCAS social workers to their homes or to their alternative care settings.

For all she does, we offer Carolyn Mills many thanks as warm as the pyjamas she provides for children and families in need.

Updates from Kawartha-Haliburton Children's Foundation

Dream Ball 2019- Silver Celebration

Dream Ball 2019 November 16, 2019 @ 6:00 pm – November 17, 2019 @ 1:00 am SAVE THE DATE! November 16th, 2019 @ 6:00pm – November ...

2019 Commonwell Golf Tournament

We are so excited to announce that we have been chosen as one of the two charity recipients of the 2019 Commonwell Golf Tournament ...

Come Join Our Team

Looking for a rewarding and meaningful opportunity? Join our team and help provide enrichment opportunities for at-risk children here in our community. Program Coordinator ...

AGM & Board Meeting

The Annual General Meeting and Board Meeting are on Thursday June 20th, 2019 at noon. The meetings are held in the CAS building in ...