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Contact Information
Office Phone 613-476-7957
Toll Free Phone 1-800-267-0570
After Hours Phone 1-800-267-0570 or 613-962-9291
TTY Phone Highland Shores Children's Aid uses TTY Service through Bell Relay Service, Dial 711 for assistance.
Fax 613-476-2316
Primary Contact Dwayne Stacey, Manager, Resources; Phone: 613-962-9291 ext 6233; Email:
Volunteer Coordinator Diane Savage; Phone: 613-962-9291 ext 2236; Email:
Primary Executive Mark Kartusch, Executive Director
Address & Map
16 MacSteven Dr
Picton, ON K0K 2T0
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Service) Provides child protection services within our community seven days a week, twenty four hours a day, to the children and families of Hastings, Northumberland and Prince Edward Counties. Operating under the mandate of the Child and Family Services Act, HSCA is a provincially funded non-profit organization governed by a Board of Directors appointed from the local community. Services include investigations of allegations of child abuse and neglect, support to families and out of home placement in approved adoptive, foster homes or group care programs. Programs and services are developed in response to the needs of the community and the child welfare mandate. See also The Children's Foundation.
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm 
24/7 emergency services
Areas Served Prince Edward County ; Picton office serves Prince Edward County. HSCA also has offices in Belleville, Trenton, Bancroft and Cobourg as the Society serves the counties of Hastings, Northumberland and Quinte West.
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and under 
Open to children and youth aged birth-16 and their families for child protection services * children in care may access services through to age 21 years
Application None but to apply to become a foster parent or volunteer driver, please call 613-962-9291.
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - when needed
Fees None
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ontario Ministry of Children and Youth Services ; Fundraising ; Donations
Date Updated 29 Mar 2017
Service Categories Children's Protective Services

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