On Tuesday October 1, at 10:00 AM Board President, Jennifer Paul-O’Donnell and Rod Potgieter, Executive Director of Family and Children's Services (F&CS) of St. Thomas and Elgin will launch the 2013 Child Abuse Prevention Month by placing magnetic purple ribbons on the marked vehicles of; Elgin O.P.P., St. Thomas Police Services, the Aylmer Police and the St. Thomas Fire Department at 410 Sunset Drive, St. Thomas.
The Purple Ribbon Campaign is designed to the raise public awareness of child abuse and neglect, with the goal that everyone become more aware of the devastating effects of abuse and neglect and the role each of us can play in prevention. In attendance will be Fire Chief Rob Broadbent from the St. Thomas Fire Department, Aylmer Police Chief Andre Reymer, Chief Darryl Pinnell, St. Thomas Police Service and Detachment Commander Brad Fishleigh from the Elgin OPP. ... click here for the entire press release
Step 1 - There are far too many myths about who or what kinds of families make good or acceptable foster families. Don't underestimate your potential to offer a warm, loving environment to a child at risk and do not be afraid to learn more about the foster and foster to adopt program. The first step is getting more information and having your pressing questions answered. Feel free to send an email, phone the agency or stop in to talk to a Resource worker.
Step 2 - Please call our agency at 519-631-1492 and ask to speak with Marnie Merritt or a worker in the Foster Care Resource department to hear more about the foster or foster to adopt program ...
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