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

Kawartha Haliburton CAS
Kawartha Haliburton CAS

Application & Approval Process

  1. Contact the KHCAS to apply to become a foster parent via telephone at 1-800-661-2843 ext. 1221.
  2. Someone will contact you to answer any questions you may have and begin the application process.
  3. An application is sent to the you.
  4. The application is detailed and requires both parties to respond to the questions.
  5. A KHCAS records check is required for all persons over the age of 18 living in the prospective foster family home.
  6. A criminal record check is required for all those over the age of 18 living in the home.
  7. Five references must be provided by the applicant(s) to support the application to foster.
  8. Medical references must be provided by each applicant and followed up by a medical examination indicating the applicants are able to care for a child or youth.
  9. Once an application is received, a worker will contact applicants to register for 27 hours of pre-service training.
  10. An assessment process will begin to determine how you can best help.

Updates from Kawartha Haliburton CAS

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KHCAS Offices closed Monday, Feb 18 to recognize Family Day

The KHCAS Offices located in Peterborough, Lindsay and Haliburton will be closed Monday, February 18 in recognition of Family Day. If you have concerns about ...

Office Closure - Tuesday, Feb 12 @ 3pm

KHCAS PETERBOROUGH and LINDSAY OFFICE CLOSURE - Tuesday, Feb 12 @ 3pm

Due to today’s inclement weather, the KHCAS Peterborough and Lindsay offices will close at 3pm today. To report a concern about a child, please call 705.743.9751 ...

Haliburton Office Closure - Tuesday, Feb 12 @ 11am

HALIBURTON OFFICE CLOSURE - Tuesday, Feb 12 at 11am

Due to today’s inclement weather, the KHCAS Haliburton Office will close at 11am today (Tuesday, Feb 12). To report a concern about a child, please call ...

PALS: Understanding Attachment Styles Feb 26 2019

PALS Network presents Understanding Attachment Styles in Adults and Children - Feb 26 from 6-8pm, Durham CAS

Join us on Tuesday, February 26, 2019 as the PALS Adoption Support Group presents:  Understanding Attachment Styles in Adults and Children. Tuesday, February 26, ...

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