Kawartha Family Court Assessment Service

Record #: SHA0792
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2023
Last Full Update: 29 Oct 2020


Description (Service) Provides the Family Court and Youth Court with comprehensive assessments pursuant to Section 34 of the Youth Criminal Justice Act, Section 98 of the Child, Youth and Family Services Act (child welfare assessments), and Section 30 of the Children's Law Reform Act (custody/access assessments).
  • KFCAS now provide Voice of the Child reports.
  • Referrals are ordered by the Court
  • Provides a family mediation service out of Peterborough, Lindsay and Cobourg courts. (See separate listing for details)
  • Provide the Residential Placement Advisory Committee (RPAC) which reviews children's placements in residential care

Service Details

Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Durham Region ; Haliburton County ; Kawartha Lakes ; Northumberland County ; Peterborough (County of) ; Simcoe County ; York County
Boundaries Central East region
Eligibility Court Order for assessment

Residency Requirements: Central East region
Application Assessments are mandated through various legislation; mediation services are voluntary
Languages English
Fees Service - User fee/legal aid for custody/access assessments ; None - Youth Court and Child Welfare assessments ; User fees for Voice of the Child reports, sliding scale based on income for mediation services and RPAC services are n/c

Address and Location

Located In Community Peterborough
Address & Map
349-A George St N
Suite 205
Peterborough, ON
Canada K9H 3P9
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Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 705-748-3220
Fax 705-748-4149
E-Mail info@kfcas.ca
Website kawarthafamilycourt.org

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