Nov 17, 2015
Students from Simcoe Composite School were given an assignment from their Civics teacher to research a charity or service and fundraise for it. The goal was to educate the students about the charities and social services available in the area. These young men picked the Fresh Air Fund and held a bottle drive on Saturday October 31, 2015 in Port Dover. Their amazing efforts brought in $236.75. Pictured in the photo is Cole Gamble and Clayton Dorish. Absent from photo but still ... Read More
Nov 9, 2015
There are Many Paths to Lifelong Connections
Every child and youth needs and deserves permanent, long-term relationships; life-long connections; a family. There are many paths to lifelong connections and there is no one right answer for every child. Adoption is one very important path to permanency for a child or youth.
The Children’s Aid Society considers many different “permanency” options when looking at long-term connections for children and youth in care who the Society has permanent responsibility for:
Return to family, where youth in care ... Read More
Oct 26, 2015
Ontario College of Teachers – Duty to Report Sessions
Information for OACAS Members and the Website
The Ontario College of Teachers, the body that licenses, governs, and regulates the profession of teaching, launched its professional advisory on Duty to Report in September 2015.
The advisory was in response to recommendations to education from the Jeffrey Baldwin inquest in 2014. Earlier this year the College requested input into the advisory, and a number of CAS staff provided extensive information ... Read More
Oct 21, 2015
Are you or a family member involved with a children’s aid society in Ontario? Here is some information about legal rights and available resources.
Know Your Legal Rights [English]
Know Your Legal Rights [French] Read More