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July 2015

French Language Services Designation

- July 1, 2015
Catholic Family Services of Durham (CFSD) is pleased to announce that it has achieved designation as a public service agency providing French language services under the French Language Services Act.



June 2017

Funding Announcement New Building - June 29, 2017
Catholic Family Services of Durham, Oshawa

Catholic Family Services of Durham is pleased to announce that we
have received 1.12 million from the Province to retrofit a newly
purchased property (707 Simcoe Street South, currently L’Amicale),
that will offer more community services in one space. The building is
expected to open by June of 2018.
The formal announcement was made on June 29, 2017 by Granville
Anderson, MPP for Durham on behalf of the Minister of Community
and Social Services (MCSS), Dr. Helena Jaczek. Tracy MacCharles, MPP
(Pickering-Scarborough East) and Joe Dickson, MPP (Ajax-Pickering)
also spoke at the event.

Click the link above for more details.
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Helping abused women in the Durham Region
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Ontario supporting new community services hub in durham
$1-million for hope centre reno from province
Province commits $1 million to funding Durham facility serving domestic violence victims
February 2021

Heart to Heart from Home - Giving from a place of Comfort

Saturday, February 27, 2021
Online event

Thanks to our amazing community, this event raised an unprecedented $57,000!

Thank you to everyone who supported this important fundraiser!

Please save the date for the 17th Annual Heart to Heart Gala, Saturday, February 26, 2022
Durham's violence against women crisis: three domestic homicides this year, shelters bursting at the seams
February 2020

15th Annual Heart to Heart Gala - February 29, 2020
Ajax Convention Centre, Ajax

This event is the primary fundraiser for CFSD. Thanks to generous people like you, we raised nearly $40,000 at this event!
Click here to view the 2021 event book:
Heart to Heart at Home Event book