National Aboriginal Day - June 21, 2015

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Media Release As national celebrations are held to mark National Aboriginal Day on June 21, 2015, The Children’s Aid Society of Haldimand and Norfolk would like to recognize the unique heritage, culture, contributions and sacrifices of Aboriginal individuals and communities.  This is a time for Ontario's Child Welfare Sector to reflect on its role during a period in Canadian history when large numbers of Aboriginal children were taken into care, severing the connection between children and their parents, community, and culture over many ... Read More

Supportive Mothering

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Supportive Mothering is a community partnership program between the Children’s Aid Society of Haldimand and Norfolk and Haldimand and Norfolk Women’s Services. This program is designed to support mothers who have experienced abuse in their intimate relationships, perhaps used substance(s) to cope with the violence or have a history of violence in childhood.  In recognition that these conditions need additional education, support and resources to assist mothers to be available and present in their children’s lives in a meaningful and loving manner.” D. ... Read More

May 14 is Child and Youth in Care Day

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The Children's Aid Society of Haldimand and Norfolk is one of many agencies and organizations participating and raising awareness to reduce stigma and recognize children and youth in care. This initiative is supported by the Office of the Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth to examine the challenges youth face when they age out of the care system. Read More

National Volunteer Week: April 12-18, 2015

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  A volunteer action is like a stone thrown in a lake:  its effect has a direct impact.  At the same time, like ripples, volunteer efforts reach out far and wide to improve communities. Undeniably, volunteers rock!   The CAS of Haldimand and Norfolk is celebrating volunteers in child welfare this month.  Our volunteers play an important role by sharing their time and talents to enrich the lives of our children, youth and families.  You can contribute to a wide range of services, including:  acting ... Read More

Social Work Week - March 2-8, 2015

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Social Work Week provides an opportunity each year for the Society to recognize and celebrate social workers and all of our staff, for the life-changing work that they champion in our community. They are committed to helping people face challenges and make positive changes in their lives. OASW’s theme this year is mobilizing strengths in individuals and communities.  Social workers play a significant role in helping people improve the quality of their lives and achieve their goals.  The foundation for growth and change ... Read More