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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

Kinship Awareness Week

September 21st to 25th is Kinship Awareness Week, where Children’s Aid Societies celebrate and share about the important role that kinship families play in ...

Media Release - 03/30/2020 - Kawartha Haliburton Children's Aid SOciety Responds to COVID-19

MEDIA RELEASE Kawartha-Haliburton Children’s Aid Society Responds to COVID-19 Kawartha-Haliburton Children’s Aid Society supports the Province’s decision to include Children’s Aid Societies in the ...

Statement for Community Partners re: Delivery of Service

March 30th, 2020 To Our Community Partners; In order to support the health and safety of all of our employees, foster parents, volunteers as ...

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Children's Aid Societies and Indigenous Child and Well Being Agencies Remain Open

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Children’s Aid Societies and Indigenous Child and Family Well-Being Agencies in Ontario ARE continuing their child protection services. We are NOT closed. ...

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