FACSFLA committed to EDI efforts

FACSFLA committed to EDI efforts

The agency’s Anti-Racism/Anti-Oppressive and Equity work is focused on creating and fostering an equitable and inclusive workplace environment for all employees and to transform our services to address the disproportionate impact and outcomes on the diverse families,...
Bridging the gap survey

Bridging the gap survey

A study is being done to improve our understanding of the needs of youth in care when it comes to their education and experiences during and after high school. Youth currently or formerly in the care (16 years and older) of FACSFLA can participate. You will be asked...
The Association of Native Child and Family Service Agencies of Ontario (ANCFSAO) is pleased to announce that the Youth in Transition: Pathways to Independence, A Resource Guide for Youth and Workers is now publicly available here!

The Association of Native Child and Family Service Agencies of Ontario (ANCFSAO) is pleased to announce that the Youth in Transition: Pathways to Independence, A Resource Guide for Youth and Workers is now publicly available here!

This guide was created in collaboration with the Indigenous Education and Youth in Transition/Housing Support Workers Networking Circles, the Indigenous and non-Indigenous Directors of Services and Resources (DOSR), as well as former youth in care and seeks to offer...
CHILDREN & YOUTH IN CARE DAY!

CHILDREN & YOUTH IN CARE DAY!

This important day was created because of the tireless efforts of young people in and from care and the stories and experiences they shared through the My Real Life Book report. The day was proclaimed provincially in the Children and Youth in Care Day Act, 2014, and...
HAPPY BIRTHDAY SPIRIT BEAR!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY SPIRIT BEAR!

May 10 is Spirit Bear’s birthday and an important date in the history of Jordan’s Principle at the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal. The Tribunal’s first non-compliance order called for Canada to fully implement Jordan’s Principle by May 10, 2016. Unfortunately, it took...
Born to Tutor

Born to Tutor

The START program – helping one student at a time By Karen Horsman  Sitting in a coffee shop, 23-year-old Emily chats easily about the benefits of helping students with their schoolwork. When the conversation turns to the rich connections she’s made with kids as a...