The Children's Foundation

Service: Hastings, Northumberland & Prince Edward County

Record #: NLD0191
Last Modified: 20 Feb 2024
Last Full Update: 02 Mar 2023


Description (Service) The Children's Foundation is the charitable arm of Highland Shores Children's Aid. Programs and services aim to educate and inspire the community to effect change and to bring people and financial resources together to improve the quality of life for children and youth who are at risk.

The following programs are available:
  • Playing for Keeps - funding for sports registration fees as well as other activities of choice
  • Camps of Hope - pays registration fees for children to attend camp
  • Reach for Success Youth Awards - Scolarship, Bursaries for youth aspiring to post-secondary education
  • Sleep Baby Safe - ensuring that all babies have a safe place to sleep
  • Angel Tree - Christmas giving program for those in need.

Service Details

Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Hastings County ; Northumberland County ; Prince Edward County
Eligibility Families in need. Determined by the Foundation. 
4 year(s) - 21 year(s);
Application Visit website, call or walk in
Languages English
Fees None

Address and Location

Located In Community Cobourg
Address & Map
Highland Shores Children's Aid, 1005 Burnham St
Cobourg, ON
Canada K9A 5J6
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 613-962-9292, ext 2391
Toll Free Phone 1-800-267-0570
Fax 905 372-5284
Social Media Facebook Facebook:
Primary Contact Melanie Cressman, Executive Director; Phone: 613-962-9292 ext 5; Email:
Alternate Contact Kali Morris, Donor Relations and Aministration; Phone: 613-962-9595 ext 4
Volunteer Coordinator Kali Morris, Donor Relations and Aministration; Phone: 613-962-9595 ext 4
Mailing Address c/o The Children's Foundation, 363 Dundas St W 
Belleville, ON 
Canada K8P 1B3

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