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Children's Aid Society of Algoma
Algoma Foster Family Association

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Provides a voice for foster parents and advocates for the needs of the foster families and foster children in association with the Children's Aid Society of Algoma

  • Connects foster parents with one another in order to share experiences in both parenting and foster parenting
  • Serves as a support system and forum for foster families to discuss issues of common concern
  • Provides a collective voice on issues of importance
  • Serves as an information source to foster parents using resources gained through a variety of sources


Advocacy Program
  • Aids in recruitment and retention of foster homes by being an effective and vital means of support
  • A partnership between the Algoma Foster Family Association and the Children's Aid Society of Algoma
  • Provides unbiased emotional support and guidance through the process of investigations and meetings
  • Provides information, encouragement and guidance to foster families who may have a service complaint issue, are under investigation or require support dealing with other matters with the society
  • Advocates are experienced foster parents who has demonstrated a strong commitment to, and represents the best interests of the fostering community


Advocates are trained in:
  • Assisting families who are dealing with allegations
  • Conflict resolution
  • Policies, procedures and structure of the Children's Aid Society of Algoma
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District Advocates Elliot Lake - Presently VacantThessalon - Leslie Botke - 705-842-2963Bruce Mines - Marci Sachro - 705-736-2318
Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Eligibility
No restrictions
Application Process
No application process
Fees
None
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
   Last Updated On November 5, 2019

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