Kawartha Family Court Assessment Service

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
Dates All Year
Areas Served Durham Region ; Haliburton County ; Kawartha Lakes ; Northumberland County ; Peterborough (County of) ; York Region ; Simcoe
Boundaries Central East region
Eligibility Court Order for assessment
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 K9H 3P9
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Intersection George St and Simcoe St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-748-3220
Fax 705-748-4149
E-Mail info@kfcas.ca
Website kawarthafamilycourt.org
Primary Executive Dorothy Ryan, Executive Director
Alternate Executive Debbie Salter-Givens, Manager of Finance and Administration