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Organization: Bruce Grey Child and Family Services  
Phone Numbers: 519-371-4453 (24-hour)
Toll-Free: 1-855-322-4453 (24-hour)
Fax: 519-376-8934
Email: inquiries@bgcfs.ca
Website: www.bgcfs.ca
Address:
640 2nd Ave E
Owen Sound, ON
N4K 2G8
Intersection: 2nd Ave E and 6th St E
Location: North Grey
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours:
  Administration24-hour intake and emergency service
Sun -  24 hours
Mon8:30am-4:30pm24 hours
Tue8:30am-4:30pm24 hours
Wed8:30am-4:30pm24 hours
Thu8:30am-4:30pm24 hours
Fri8:30am-4:30pm24 hours
Sat -  24 hours

Executives: Phyllis Lovell - Chief Executive Officer
Service Description: Services to vulnerable children and families and investigates allegations of child abuse or neglect under the Child and Family Services Act

Intake and Ongoing Services - Investigates complaints and assesses functioning * therapeutic intervention, including short-term treatment to children and families * protects children through bringing them into foster care if required and through Orders of the local family court

Kinship Service - Joint program with the Ministry of Children and Youth Services * kinship families offer their home for a child on an immediate, short term or long term basis with the child remaining in the home until the parent is able to have the child safely return to them

Foster Care - Temporary placement of children to provide parental relief if no other family services are available * short and long term placement of children in foster homes and group homes, usually as a result of a Court Order for the protection of children * assessment, counselling and preparation for independent living * referral for psychological, psychiatric, educational and other professional services

Adoption Services - Permanent homes for children through adoption and also provides placement for children not legally adoptable but who require long-term care

Volunteer Services - Provides assistance to children and families including transportation to visits with parents, medical appointments, supervised access and Family Resource Worker visits * volunteers provide support to agency workers, families and foster families

Adult Protective Services of Grey and Bruce Counties - Case management for adults 18 years and over who have a developmental challenge

Fees: Free
Application: Call or drop in
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Children and youth under 18 years and their families * youth in care receive services up to 21 years of age
Age: 0 - 18 years
Languages: English
Area(s) Served:
Grey and Bruce  
See Also: Child Abuse and Welfare

This information was last completely updated on April 3, 2017

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