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A By-law relating generally to the conduct of the affairs of the Family & Children’s Services of St. Thomas and Elgin
Family & Chidren's Services of St. Thomas and Elgin
Report of the ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
June 14, 2018
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.
Family and Children’s Services is a Children’s Aid Society, mandated under Ontario’s Child and Family Services Act to protect children and youth from abuse and neglect.
The agency is a private non-profit corporation formed and operated by concerned citizens in St. Thomas and Elgin County and funded by the Province of Ontario.
Our work reflects the community’s values in protecting vulnerable children and youth, and assisting families (continued on attachment).
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.
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