CFSSC News Category

A new way to get informed about CFSSC’s Walk-In Counselling clinics

CFSSC has partnered with ConnexOntario You can now get connected with Walk-In Counselling services through ConnexOntario- Health Services Information. About ConnexOntario: ConnexOntario provides free and confidential health services information for people experiencing problems with alcohol and drugs, mental illness or gambling. They are funded by the Government of Ontario. ConnexOntario operates three helplines that provide […]

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CFSSC Sets the Stage for a Strong Future

By Michelle Bergin – Executive Director, CFSSC Michelle Bergin, current executive director at Catholic Family Services of Simcoe County reflects on the progress made in the past year and talks about what they have been working on in 2017. CFSSC’s Growth Agenda Continues 2016 was another growth year for CFSSC.  Five years ago, CFSSC had a staff […]

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Our Outgoing Board President Looks Back

A message from outgoing CFSSC Board President – Maureen Shave (2011-2017) Over the past six years, my fellow Directors witnessed much growth and change within our organization. This included the move to a new Barrie location, and the opening of our first clinic outside Simcoe County. We also: Deepened our local engagement At our annual […]

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CFSSC Dragon Boat Team Needs Your Help!

CFSSC team, The Holy Rowers, are set to compete in the Barrie Dragon Boat Festival August 26, 2017. Each team member has pledged to raise a minimum of $250.00 to contribute to the team pledge goal of raising $10,000.00 for mental health and counselling services CFSSC provides to the Simcoe County community. CFSSC has also […]

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Seniors Outreach Project in Simcoe County

 New Parish Outreach to Seniors Project The definition of isolation is broad, and the program is designed to provide social companionship to those people identifying or being identified as lacking social and emotional support.  Volunteers connect with seniors in many different capacities; those living alone, those in retirement communities, those who wish to meet at […]

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NEWS ADVISORY: CFSSC reallocates resources

Catholic Family Services of Simcoe County (CFSSC) is shifting resources to better serve its clientele. As a result, counselling hours will be expanded in Midland to reduce wait times, while services in Alliston, one of two South Simcoe locations, will be temporarily suspended as of May 1st.   “Demand for services in North Simcoe has […]

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Interview with CFSSC Board Member – Maureen Shave

In this interview, CFSSC Board Member Maureen Shave explains what it is like to be a board member for a charitable organization and shares her passion for making a difference in her community.  Maureen is an educator who has worked with the Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board as a teacher and an elementary school […]

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