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Organization: Family and Children's Services of the Waterloo Region  
Phone Numbers: 519-576-0540 ; 519-576-1329 (automated attendant)
Fax: 519-576-4709 (client services) ; 519-570-0160 (administration)
200 Ardelt Ave
Kitchener, ON
N2C 2L9
Intersection: Ardelt and Hanson Aves
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Thu 8:30am-4:30pm, Fri 9am-4pm * evenings by appointment * emergency after hours service
Executives: Karen Spencer - Executive Director
Service Description: Mandated to protect children; maintains family unit where possible * required by law to investigate all reports of abuse or neglect of children under age 16 * guidance, counselling, supervision and supportive programs to families where children are at risk * care and supervision for children who cannot live at home, as referred through courts or voluntarily by parents, in foster homes, group homes, institutions; assessment, placement * finds adoptive homes for infants and older children requiring permanent placement; accepts applications for adoption * in home family supports teach parenting and social skills, provides information on community resources * recruits and trains foster parents

Foster Family Association in Waterloo Region: contact FCS for more information

Family Violence Project partner

Eligibility / Target Population: Children and youth up to 16 years * their families
Languages: English
Area Served:
Waterloo Region  
See Also: Child Abuse and Welfare

This information was last completely updated on March 23, 2018

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Updated March 23, 2018
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