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CYSNetwork News Exchange – 28/02/14

Hello CYSN Members and Community Partners,

FATHERING SUPPORT AND PROGRAM DATABASE:  Your organization is invited to participate in a survey that will assist Dad Central Ontario in developing a comprehensive and accurate list of father involvement services and programs available to fathers across Ontario. Your participation is valuable whether you provide father involvement programs and services, or simply know of programs and services in your area.

Please CLICK HERE to complete the survey.  Your participation is voluntary and will take approximately 10-20 minutes to complete. Feel free to share with colleagues.  If you have any questions about the database project, contact Brian Russell at  If you have questions about survey completion, contact

FOOD SECURITY:  The February edition of Food Security News is now available.  If you wish to subscribe or contribute, please contact

JOB POSTING:  The Hastings and Prince Edward Learning Foundation, the Lead Agency for Student Nutrition Programs in South East Ontario, is seeking a qualified candidate to fill the position of Food and Logistics Coordinator.  Please CLICK HERE for a job description. Resume and covering letter are to be submitted no later than Monday, March 10th.

MOHAWK FAMILY SERVICES INVITE ALL FAMILIES to attend a 25th Anniversary Celebration on Saturday, March 22nd, 3-8:30pm, Community Centre, 1807 York Road, Tyendinaga Territory.  There is no cost for the day.









Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to increase your awareness of First Nations culture and traditions!  Please share with colleagues, clients and friends.  •  3 – 5pm, Special Guest Speaker (TBA) and Children’s Activity Centre  •  5 – 6:30pm, Community Feast (bring your feast basket)  •  6:30 – 8:30pm, Social.

Mohawk Family Services would like to thank the Community for allowing them to help support children and families over the last 25 years.

SPECIAL NEEDS STRATEGY:  Recently, the Minister of Children and Youth Services, Teresa Piruzza, announced a multiministry Special Needs Strategy while at an event at the Children’s Treatment Network of Simcoe-York. The links below provide an overview of her remarks. Through a combination of program-specific communication and local and regional engagement further information will be available in the coming weeks.  Please visit English or French.

À bientôt.

Wendy Anderson, Coordinator, Children and Youth Services Network

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