Children's Aid Society of Algoma

Site: Sault Ste Marie - Northern Ave E

Service: Algoma Foster Family Association

Description & Services
Public Comments District Advocates
Elliot Lake – Presently Vacant Thessalon – Leslie Botke – 705-842-2963
Bruce Mines – Marci Sachro – 705-736-2318
Description (Service) Provides a voice for foster parents and advocates for the needs of the foster families and foster children in association with the Children's Aid Society of Algoma 
 
  • Connects foster parents with one another in order to share experiences in both parenting and foster parenting 
  • Serves as a support system and forum for foster families to discuss issues of common concern 
  • Provides a collective voice on issues of importance  
  • Serves as an information source to foster parents using resources gained through a variety of sources
 
 
Advocacy Program 
  • Aids in recruitment and retention of foster homes by being an effective and vital means of support 
  • A partnership between the Algoma Foster Family Association and the Children's Aid Society of Algoma 
  • Provides unbiased emotional support and guidance through the process of investigations and meetings 
  • Provides information, encouragement and guidance to foster families who may have a service complaint issue, are under investigation or require support dealing with other matters with the society 
  • Advocates are experienced foster parents who has demonstrated a strong commitment to, and represents the best interests of the fostering community
 
 
Advocates are trained in: 
  • Assisting families who are dealing with allegations 
  • Conflict resolution 
  • Policies, procedures and structure of the Children's Aid Society of Algoma
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Algoma District
Eligibility No restrictions
Application No application process
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-949-0162
Toll Free Phone 1-888-414-3571
Crisis Phone 705-949-0162
Fax 705-949-4747
Website www.algomacas.org
Primary Executive Michael Hocevar, President; Phone: 705-253-6597
Alternate Executive Beverly Baxter, Vice President; Phone: 705-253-5134
Located In Community Sault Ste. Marie
Address 191 Northern Ave E
Sault Ste. Marie, ON P6B 4H8
 
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Intersection Northern Ave E and Great Northern Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (51) Registered Charity
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Children and Youth Services