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York Region’s First Child & Youth Advocacy Centre – Cedar Centre

Imagine a place where all children and youth in York Region who have experienced physical, sexual, or emotional abuse or neglect feel welcome and safe. A place where criminal justice, child protection, and mental health services are fully integrated and under one roof.

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We Care About Our People (People & Culture Dashboard)

On behalf of York CAS, we are pleased to share the below graphic (the second in a series of the We Care Project) in celebration of the incredible work that has been and continues to be completed to ensure the best possible service to the children, youth, and families we serve in York Region.

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York Region CAS Quarterly In-Person Staff Social

BINGO!

The York Region CAS Social Committee in collaboration with the People and Culture Department held their first in-person quarterly staff social earlier today at York Region CAS offices in both Newmarket and Vaughan.

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New Pilot Partnership: YRCAS teams up with Yellow Brick House to provide shared services for children, youth, and families experiencing Intimate Partner Violence

Starting March 13th, 2024, Irene S. a Violence Against Women (VAW) worker employed with Yellow Brick House (YBH) began a one-year pilot position providing consultation and support to staff and clients at YRCAS. YBH provides services to individuals, families, and communities impacted by intimate partner violence in York Region.

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We Care Project: York CAS Celebrates Strides in Organizational Development

On behalf of York CAS, we are pleased to share the linked graphic in celebration of the incredible work that has been and continues to be completed to ensure the best possible service to the children, youth, and families we serve in York Region.

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Foster Friday Recognition

Today is #FosterFriday and York Region CAS would like to recognize foster caregivers, Stephen and Connie Lai who have been fostering for over 20 years in York Region!

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‘Dire and critical’: York Region Children’s Aid Society in desperate need of foster families

Earlier this month, Reporter, Lisa Queen of yorkregion.com wrote an article about York Region CAS and the Agency’s ongoing need of foster families.

The article features long-time foster caregiver, Mary Roussel and the Agency’s Resource Home Development Worker, Latika James.

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Celebrating Social Work Week and National Social Work Month at York Region CAS

March 4 to 10, 2024 is Social Work Week in Ontario, and across Canada, March is National Social Work Month.

Every day, social workers and workers in child protection help Ontarians open doors to greater mental wellbeing, safety and stability.

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YRCAS Celebrates Black History Month

On February 21, York Region CAS hosted its first ever in-person Black History Month Celebration at the Agency’s Head Office in Newmarket.

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