Saturday, June 1st, 2013

LGBTTQ+ Parents & Chosen Family Day

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We all build family through loving, supporting, helping and cherishing each other whether we are biological families or non biological families/chosen families.  Parent’s Day is to celebrate, honour and recognize chosen family, chosen parents, biological family and biological parents.  We will have art making, story book readings, garden activities and snacks. When:  Saturday June 1st, […]

Tuesday, June 4th, 2013

Ottawa Law Community raises funds for Supervised Access

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On a cold, and cloudy Friday April 26, almost 300 people participated in the annual Law Day Fun Run.   Each year participants in the 5k run raise funds for a local Ottawa charity. This year, they chose to support our Supervised Access program.  The run raised $16,890.00 for the program.  The funds will be used […]

Friday, June 7th, 2013

Intervening in domestic violence

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Our Anti-Violence Program participated in CBC Ontario Today’s call in program, Intervening in Domestic Violence, hosted by Kathleen Petty.  Sandy Milne, Co-ordinator of the Woman Abuse Program and Acting Staff Sgt. Dave Bal of the Ottawa Police Service Partner Assault Unit,  responded to callers around intervening in domestic violence situations. It takes a community to […]

Friday, June 21st, 2013

Professional Development – Family Group Conferencing Training

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Family Group Conference/Family Group Decision Making is a facilitated process that provides families an opportunity to create plans for the care of their children. If you work with families involved with Children’s Aid agencies, this may be of interest to you. Come see what the process is about, how it may assist with your clients. […]

Tuesday, June 25th, 2013

Annual General Meeting

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Our 99th Annual General Meeting was held on Tuesday June 25th, 2013. Staff, Alumni, Volunteers and the Board of Directors came together to reflect on the past year and to look to the future. Each year as part of our AGM we present the Joan Gullen Award to a worthy individual or group. In its […]


June 2013



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