November is Adoption Awareness Month, a time to acknowledge and celebrate the many families that have been brought together through adoption and the permanency that it creates within a child’s life. Adoption Awareness Month is an opportunity for FACS Niagara, and Children’s Aid Societies across Ontario, to create awareness about adoption and provide education on [...]
On Wednesday, October 27, FACS Niagara and Children’s Aid Societies across Ontario wore their best and brightest purple to raise awareness about the important role we all play in supporting vulnerable children and youth.
FACS Niagara to enhance mental health support with $20,000 grant from the Bell Let’s Talk Community Fund
With a generous $20,000 grant from the Bell Let’s Talk Community Fund, Family and Children’s Services (FACS) Niagara will be building its capacity to care for and support children and youth who have experienced trauma.
Fifty current and former youth in care are on their way to achieving their postsecondary dreams with assistance from FACS Niagara and the Foundation for Family and Children’s Services.
At FACS Niagara, we join with Canadians across the country in expressing our immense grief at the discovery of the remains of 215 Indigenous children in British Columbia. We also respectfully acknowledge the pain of Indigenous communities in learning this devastating news. Our agency extends our most sincere sympathies and support for all members of [...]
Media Release: May 14, 2021 - Today, Family and Children’s Services Niagara is celebrating the strength and resiliency of young people in care.
FACS Niagara Community Service Update It’s a milestone no one wanted to reach. The team at Family and Children’s Services (FACS) Niagara is reflecting on one year of providing essential services to the community under the new normal of the pandemic. “We recognize how difficult this year has been on our community and are grateful [...]
Associate Minister Jill Dunlop Visits FACS Niagara on December 10, 2020 The COVID-19 pandemic has been challenging for everyone, but there is no doubt that many families and youth have been disproportionately and negatively impacted. To meet increased demands for services, our team members have been working around the clock to provide support and guidance [...]