Niagara Local Recognized With Top Youth Philanthropy Award

Jayden Polgrabia, a Niagara-on-the-Lake resident, receives the 2023 Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy award by the AFP's Golden Horseshoe Chapter. His dedication to community service and the Mountainview LemonAID Day fundraiser for FACS Niagara earned him this honor. Over 100 families joined, raising $100,000, funding 500 weeks of camp.

Tim Hortons Inaugural Holiday Smile Cookie Campaign Partners with FACS Niagara as a Beneficiary

To celebrate the heartwarming impact of kindness during the holiday season, Tim Hortons is launching its first-ever national Holiday Smile Cookie campaign on Monday, Nov. 13, 2023, with FACS Niagara chosen as one of the beneficiaries of the campaign.

Community Raises $100,000 for Kids Served by FACS Niagara During Mountainview LemonAID Day

Niagara's Mountainview LemonAID Day raised $100,000, benefiting FACS Niagara and providing summer camp opportunities for 330 local children. Sponsored by Mountainview Building Group and Tim Hortons, the event featured 100 LemonAID stands.

Information Night to Provide Community Education on Fostering with FACS Niagara

Family and Children’s Services Niagara will host a Foster Parent Information Night next week for community members interested in fostering children and youth. Foster families are an essential part of the work FACS Niagara does throughout the community. They provide a safe, supportive environment to children and youth in care on a temporary basis, helping them continue to grow [...]

Adoption Awareness Month Recognizes Need for Permanency

Adoption Awareness Month Recognizes Need for Permanency Every November, Adoption Awareness Month reminds us of the importance of permanency and the positive impact it can have on a child’s life. It’s a time to reflect on how beneficial adoption could be to a child or youth and celebrate families who have come together through adoption. Permanency can come in many [...]

Dress Purple Day Highlights Support for Children, Youth and Families

On October 27, Dress Purple Day will bring awareness to the important role individuals and communities play in supporting vulnerable children, youth, and families. The provincial campaign, developed by Children’s Aid Societies, aims to demonstrate the ways that child welfare agencies are working with community members to ensure that children and youth receive the support they need. Community organizations [...]

Our statement on the James Smith Cree Nation attacks

The tragedy that took place in the James Smith Cree Nation and surrounding areas is overwhelming. We mourn alongside the community for this terrible loss of life. We wish those injured in the attacks a full and quick recovery and thank the first responders and healthcare workers for the care they provide. FACS Niagara stands against all forms of hatred [...]

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