York Region Children's Aid Society is proud to support, host and participate
in community events and educational campaigns.
5th ANNUAL MULTIMEDIA FILM FESTIVAL OF YORK REGION MAY 6-18, 2014
York Region Children's Aid Society founded the Annual Multimedia Film Festival
of York Region in 2009. Now in its fifth year, York CAS continues to work with community
partners to explore, showcase, and celebrate the diverse voices of our community though
multimedia film. Open to the public and featuring approximately 60 films submitted by York
Region residents, the festival also provides students with an opportunity to attend screenings
4th ANNUAL FAMILY VIOLENCE CONFERENCE
MAY 15-16, 2014
Social Services Network (SSN), in partnership with Durham College and the University
of Ontario Institute of Technology, and Durham, Peel, York, and Toronto Police departments,
leads this conference which examines family violence among South Asian communities.
This informative conference brings together citizens, youth, faith leaders, policy
makers, and service providers to discuss family violence among South Asian communities.
Presentations discuss honour-based violence, forced marriages, elder abuse, and violence against
women and children.
York CAS is proud to help plan this conference and to work with community partners
to support the South Asian community.
York CAS will hold its annual general meeting on Tuesday June 24, at 7 p.m.
Location: Main Boardroom
Kennedy Place - 16915 Leslie Street
Newmarket, ON L3Y 9A1
Current York CAS members who are interested in voting at the Annual General
Meeting are asked to RSVP to
Janice.Lavigne@yorkcas.org by June 17.
October is Child Abuse Prevention month.
Help protect a child from abuse.
Visit www.kidsay.ca for more information.
Listen to what kids say, and if what they say worries you, call us.
24 hours a day | 7 days a week
905.895.2318 | 1.800.718.3850
National Foster Family Week is celebrated across Canada
during the third full week of October (week of October 19 â€“ 25, 2014). The week honours and
recognizes foster families for their dedication, love, and commitment to children and youth
in care. If you or someone you know is interested in fostering, please visit
contact York Region Children's Aid Society for more information.
November is Adoption Awareness month. Every child deserves
to be loved, adored, and to have a forever family. To learn more about adoption, and if it might
be the right choice for your family, please visit