Dufferin Child and Family Services

Site: Dufferin Child and Family Services

Service: Headwaters Family Visit Centre

Record #: DUF0182
Last Modified: 13 Feb 2024
Last Full Update: 12 Feb 2024


Description (Service) Family Visit Centre offers:
  • safe, neutral and child-focused setting for visits between a child and non-custodial parent or other person
  • safety of all participants, including staff and volunteers
  • trained staff and volunteers to facilitate positive interaction between parents and their children
  • factual observation notes about the participants' use of the service to assist families and the court in making decisions about access
For all programs contact office or visit website.

Calls made to office after hours, weekends and on holidays will be answered by 24hr answering service.

Service Details

Hours Tue, Fri: 6 pm-8:30 pm * Sat, Sun 9 am-4 pm
Dates Closed for all statutory holidays.
Every effort will be made to accommodate visits/exchanges prior to the holidays and long weekends.
Areas Served Dufferin County
Eligibility Parties need to either have a court order or written agreement with respect to the access arrangements
Application Call to make appointment for an interview
self-referral or referral through courts
parents will be requested to provide a copy of the family court order or written agreement as well as copies of any criminal court orders
Languages English
Fees Service - Charges an annual user fee to participants. There is also a fee to defray the cost of providing observation notes for court purposes

Address and Location

Located In Community Orangeville
Address & Map
655 Riddell Rd
Orangeville, ON
Canada L9W 4Z5
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Intersection Cross street: Broadway and 2nd St
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 519-941-1530
Fax 519-941-1525
Website dcafs.on.ca/services/child-welfare/headwaters-family-visit-centre/

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