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Family & Children's Services Elgin

   We are one of the 47 Children’s Aid Society in Ontario providing protection services under the Child and Family Services Act.  We are funded by the Ministry of Children and Youth Services and governed by a local volunteer Board of Directors.   We provide prevention services, protection services and supports to children, youth and families in Elgin County in collaboration with our community partners.  Our services are varied and depend on the needs of the children, youth and families. We work closely together with families, other community partners and First Nations to provide children and youth with safe, nurturing environments.

   Our VISION: All children and youth are safe and have increased well-being.

   Our MISSION: We protect children and youth from abuse and neglect by ensuring their safety in a permanent and nurturing environment in partnership with families and the community.

   Our VALUES: Child and Youth Centred, Family Focused, Safety , Excellence , Partnerships , Permanence, Diversity and Anti-Oppression
   *Click here to see some of our historical milestones*

  We are comprised of both front-line and behind-the-scene people, working in our offices and in the community.

Board of Directors 2021-22 Left to Right, Top to Bottom: Laura Anguish (Secretary), Adam Crewdson, Donna Good, Heather Harris, Jan Maguire (Vice Chair), Christopher Paul (Treasurer), Lindsay Rice (Chair), Nora Sanders, Heather Sheridan, Kate Underhill, Janice White, Brian Flint, Brian Flint (Executive Director)

Board of Directors 2022-23
Chair Lindsay Rice
Vice-Chair       Jan Maguire
Secretary           Laura Anguish
Treasurer             Christopher Paul
Directors: Adam Crewdson, Donna Good, Nora Sanders, Heather Sheridan, Kate Underhill, Janice White

Staff Directory and Organizational Chart
Executive Director          Brian Flint
Director of Services        Shelley West
Manager, Finance and Administrative Service        Barry Westman
Manager, Human Resources         Shelley Wright
Manager, Administrative Support Services / Executive Assistant          Neil Hubert

Charitable Donation Number
FACS-Elgin is happy to accept donations from the community to help assist us in our goals. Our charitable donation number is 12990 6335 RR0001.

Annual Report
You can view our Annual Report for 2021- 22 by downloading this PDF version.

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