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Organization: Family and Children's Services of the Waterloo Region (Cambridge - Hespeler Rd)  
Phone Numbers: 519-623-6970 (automated attendant) ; 519-623-6538 ext 5000 (after hours)
Fax: 519-622-5174
Email: inquiries@facswaterloo.org
Website: www.facswaterloo.org
Address:
168 Hespeler Rd
Cambridge, ON
N1R 6V7
Intersection: Hespeler Rd and Munch Ave
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Accessibility Notes: Wheelchair accessible building
Hours: Mon-Thu 8:30am-4:30pm, Fri 9am-4pm * evenings by appointment * emergency after hours service
Executives: Alison Scott - Executive Director
Service Description: Mandated to protect children; maintains family unit where possible * required by law to investigate all reports of abuse or neglect of children under age 16 * guidance, counselling, supervision and supportive programs to families where children are at risk * care and supervision for children who cannot live at home, as referred through courts or voluntarily by parents, in foster homes, group homes, institutions; assessment, placement * finds adoptive homes for infants and older children requiring permanent placement; accepts applications for adoption * in home family supports teach parenting and social skills, provides information on community resources * recruits and trains foster parents

Legal Age for Babysitting: not stipulated by law, but law does state that it is offence to leave child 10 years and younger unattended

Foster Family Association in Waterloo Region: contact FCS for more information

Child Witness Program:
Family Counselling Centre of Cambridge and North Dumfries, 18 Walnut St, Cambridge

Incredible Kids:
Christopher Champlain Resource Centre, 8-125 Champlain Blvd, Cambridge
Greenway-Chaplin Community Centre, 116 Rouse Ave, Cambridge
Langs, 1145 Concession Rd, Cambridge

Make the Connection:
Cambridge Family Early Years Centre, 149 Ainslie St N, Cambridge
Greenway-Chaplin Community Centre, 116 Rouse Ave, Cambridge
Langs Youth/Teen Community Centre, 581E Langs Dr, Cambridge

Play and Learn:
Cambridge Family Early Years Centre, 149 Ainslie St N, Cambridge
Christopher Champlain McIntosh Loft, 200 Christopher Dr, Cambridge
Langs, 1145 Concession Rd, Cambridge

Strengthening Families for the Future:
Christopher Champlain McIntosh Loft, 200 Christopher Dr, Cambridge
Greenway-Chaplin Community Centre, 116 Rouse Ave, Cambridge
Langs Youth/Teen Community Centre, 581E Langs Dr, Cambridge

Terrific Toddlers:
Cambridge Family Early Years Centre, 149 Ainslie St N, Cambridge
Christopher Champlain McIntosh Loft, 200 Christopher Dr, Cambridge
Langs, 1145 Concession Rd, Cambridge

Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Children and youth up to 16 years * their families
Languages: English
Area(s) Served:
Cambridge ; North Dumfries  
See Also: Child Abuse and Welfare

This information was last completely updated on June 22, 2016

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