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We are one of Ontario’s 47 Children’s Aid Societies providing prevention services, protection services and supports to children, youth and families in Elgin County.  We operate under the Child and Family Services Act and in collaboration with our community partners.

Our services are varied, depending on the needs of the children, youth and families and we work together with families, other community partners and First Nations to provide children and youth with safe, nurturing environments.

On Wednesday June 14, 2017 Board President, Cathy Grondin and Derrick Drouillard, Executive Director of Family & Children's Services (FACS) of St. Thomas and Elgin were pleased to launch the 2017 FACS Elgin Strategic Plan at the agency’s 2017 Annual General Meeting.

 

   Family & Chidren's Services of St. Thomas and Elgin

   Report of the ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
   June 14, 2017

 

 

Family & Chidren's Services of St. Thomas and Elgin

Report of the ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

Volunteer driversTerry Lacey and Dennielle Rowley  were recently honoured at a provincial awards ceremony (hosted by the Ministry of Citizenship and Culture) for their 5 years of volunteer service to Family & Children’s Services of St. Thomas and Elgin. 

PRESS RELEASE-FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Family & Children’s Services of St. Thomas and Elgin Appoints New Executive Director
March 15, 2016

The Board of Directors of Family and Children’s Services of St. Thomas and Elgin County is delighted to announce the appointment of Derrick Drouillard as Executive Director effective June 20, 2016.

Elgin CAS is pleased to be part of this historic moment in Ontario Child Welfare, the production of the first 5 publically reported performance indicators.  Elgin CAS has been preparing for this moment for the past 5 years and has completed a number of additional audits, evaluations and reports that further examine these performance indicators, their context, current research and interpretations of the results.  Elgin CAS is proud of the child protection work that we do for Elgin County and we are pleased that our good performance is reflected in our results on these 5 publically report

Family & Children's Services of St. Thomas and Elgin

Report of the ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

Talbot Teen Centre
June 10th, 2015 at 6:30 p.m.

Mandate of Family And Children Services

Annual General MeetingFamily & Children's Services of St. Thomas and Elgin

 

Report of the ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
Talbot Teen Centre
June 16th, 2014 at 6:30 p.m.

Can You Drink Me To The Food Bank Story

FAMILY & CHILDREN’S SERVICES OF ST. THOMAS AND ELGIN
By-Law Number Twenty-Three
A By-Law relating generally to the conduct of the affairs of Family & Children’s Services of St. Thomas and Elgin.
             WHEREAS by Letters Patent dated the 22ndday of September, 1933, the Children's Aid Society of the City of St. Thomas and The County of Elgin was incorporated;

S.A.F.E. LogoPositive parenting booklet and Literature Review 

Parents are sometimes faced with the dilemma of:  Should I spank my kids and if I do what are the implications for my child?  Recent research has highlighted the negative effects on children when their parents use corporal punishment on them.