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Adoption

Adoption

There are many children in Ontario who are waiting for an adoptive family. Children come into our care for various reasons, but all of them are in need of someone to care about them, and provide a stable and nurturing home to grow up in.


Post Adoption Support

Post Adoption Support

Post Adoption Support From time to time, families may require the support of the agency well after the adoption has been finalized. Those families may call us for assistance. For some families ...

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Application Process

Application Process

In planning for the adoption of a child, the CAS selects adoptive parents that are capable of meeting the needs of the child. The agency is committed to the ongoing local and ...

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PRIDE Pre-Service Training

PRIDE Pre-Service Training

The name PRIDE was selected by foster and adoptive parents in Illinois, where PRIDE was first developed. It stands for Parent Resources for Information, Development and Education. PRIDE is a model for ...

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Child Legal Process

Child Legal Process

Children may become available for adoption in Ontario through one of three ways: Under the Child and Family Service Act, an order of crown wardship is made that specifies no access to ...

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Birth Parent Involvement

Birth Parent Involvement

Birth parents may provide input about the kind of family they would like for their child. We give careful consideration to the values, lifestyle, education, cultural heritage and other characteristics that are important to ...

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Crown Wardship

Crown Wardship

When a child has been made a Crown Ward under the Child and Family Services Act, then a Children’s Aid Society is required by law to make all reasonable efforts to secure ...

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SAFE Home Study

SAFE Home Study

A home study is the mandatory process by which a foster, kinship or adoption applicant is assessed for competencies and capacities. As with PRIDE training, the SAFE home study assessment is required ...

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Placement

Placement

Adoption Placement The Society recognizes that there are children who want and need the security and commitment of an adoption home and, at the same time, want and need to have periodic ...

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Adoption Disclosure

Adoption Disclosure

As of May 2008, Ontario has new adoption information disclosure legislation that allows adopted adults and birth parents to obtain information from birth and adoption records that were registered in Ontario. The ...

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Updates from Kawartha-Haliburton CAS

Executive Director Jennifer Wilson Retires, Jennifer McLauchlan Appointed Interim Executive Director

A message on behalf of the Board of Directors of Kawartha-Haliburton Children’s Aid Society: Earlier this fall, the Board of Directors of Kawartha-Haliburton Children’s Aid Society announced Executive Director ...

Foster Care & Adoption Info Session Dec 3 2019

Foster Care & Adoption Information Session - Dec 3 2019 6-8pm

Come join us for a Foster Care & Adoption Information Session on December 3, 2019 from 6-8 pm – KHCAS Peterborough Office, 1100 Chemong Road, Ptbo. To register, please ...

Invitation to Participate in Strategic Planning Survey

Invitation to Participate in Strategic Planning Survey: Youth, Service Users, Resources Families, Volunteers and Community Partners Kawartha-Haliburton Children’s Aid Society is planning for the future. As part of the ...

PALS NETWORK PRESENTS: Trauma Informed Yoga: Mindful Meditative Practice For Adoptive Parents and Kids

  Join us as the PALS Adoption Support Group presents: Trauma Informed Yoga: Mindful Meditative Practice Tuesday, September 24, 2019 6-8 pm Durham CAS, 1320 Airport Boulevard, Oshawa Two ...

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