five14 Talks in Review

On Friday, May 13th, 2016, the Children's Aid Foundation hosted its second annual five14 Talks, an event dedicated to celebrating Children and Youth in Care Day across Ontario. Bringing together like-minded ind...

YOUNG PEOPLE IN PROFILE: CASSANDRA

May 14th marks Children and Youth in Care Day across Ontario. This day of celebration, initiated by the “Our Voice, Our Turn: Youth Leaving Care Hearings”, honours the strength and resilience of the nearly 67,0...

Send a Tribute Card

Send a card to suit any occasion! At the Children's Aid Foundation, we know there are special moments in life that deserve to be celebrated or honoured. Our children and young people sometimes miss out on those...

YOUNG PEOPLE IN PROFILE: CHRISTINA

In continuation of our Young People in Profile series, this month we're focusing on CHRISTINA and the pursuit of employment for young people from the child welfare system. CHRISTINA is a former youth in care wh...

Lindt Hops to it in Support of CAFDN

This Easter season, Lindt Canada teamed-up with award-winning Canadian author, Ashley Spires, to launch a beautifully illustrated and wonderfully whimsical storybook App, "The Bell That Rang-In Easter". Availab...

BLOG: This is My Mom

Written by Jessica Burke-Trebell, a Foundation ambassador and former young person in care. I haven’t always known who I was, nor have I always been “comfortable in my own skin.” This month’s family and ident...

BLOG: A Place Where I Belong

Written by Crystal Groves, a member of our Young People’s Advisory Council and former young person in care. I first experienced the child welfare system when I was 11 years old. At that time, I came into fos...