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What is “Foster to Adopt”?

Foster to adopt is an approach at the Kawartha-Haliburton Children’s Aid Society that blends fostering and adoption together. Reunification with family and caretakers is always the plan for children; however sometimes this is not possible. Foster homes that may be permanent homes contribute to a system that absorbs the emotional risks for children. Every foster to adopt home is potentially a permanent home should the child be eligible for adoption at a later time. Instead of moving a child to a “permanent” home should that be necessary, the child can remain in the home where he or she was initially placed. Planning reduces the time that a child spends in the care of the children’s aid society, and reduces the number of moves for a child in care. This in turn promotes security, resilience and attachment for a child. Families must always be prepared that a child could be reunited with their family or extended family.

Updates from Kawartha-Haliburton CAS

June is National Indigenous History Month

June is National Indigenous History Month and June 21st is National Indigenous Peoples Day. A time to celebrate and learn from Indigenous Peoples about ...

Red Dress Day

May 5th is Red Dress Day, the National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls and Two-Spirit people.  We encourage ...

Drag Queen Story Time Event

KHCAS is aware of the upcoming Drag Queen Story Time event at the Peterborough Public Library and supports the right of parents and their children to take ...

COVID-19 - 5 to 11 Year Olds

The Ministry announced the newly approved and available COVID-19 vaccine for 5 to 11 year olds. Please click on the links below for some ...

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