To Mark the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on September 30, 2021

September 30th marks the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, which was #80 out of 94 Calls for Action from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada:

Although we are open for business that day, as an organization we will honour this Day and stand with our Indigenous colleagues, friends and neighbours as we individually and collectively remember, reflect, learn and take action to demonstrate our own investment in the Truth and Reconciliation journey.


To Mark the International Day for the Abolition of Slavery on December 2, 2020:

DFCC is a proud member of the Diversity Equity Inclusion Community of Practice (DEI CoP)- Durham Region. The DEI CoP acknowledges the harm of enslavement, the legacy of which continues to permeate systems and devastate individuals, families and communities in our present day. 

The DEI CoP represents several Durham Region organizations taking up equity, diversity and inclusion work in a purposeful way to dismantle oppressive structures. As one of the DEI CoP partners we would like to share the DEI CoP Commitment Statement.

#DEICoP #DiversityEquityInclusion #Equity

 Please check out these links for more information:


 DFCC’S Commitment Statement on

Anti-Racism and Anti-Oppression - Together In Action

June 8, 2020

"If you lose hope, somehow you lose the vitality that keeps life moving, you lose that courage to be, that quality that helps you go on in spite of it all.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.

At Durham Family Court Clinic (DFCC), we continue to struggle with the ever and ongoing deeply disturbing news around the world, including right here in Canada. We also are very much aware of the ongoing impact, feelings of hopelessness, and personal toll this has on Black colleagues, friends, neighbours, young people and families who we serve, and the broader community. As a community-based organization, it is incumbent on us, and, our social responsibility that we do our part to provide hope, to impact change now and for the future.

To our Black colleagues, friends, neighbours, communities and young people and families we serve, we are committed to stand with you. We are committed to and are taking action to disrupt oppression and fight anti-Black racism.

To our Indigenous and people of colour colleagues, friends, neighbours, communities and young people and families we serve, we are committed to stand with you and take action to disrupt oppression and fight racism.

We know we can’t be on this journey alone. We must be Together In Action. So we will continue working with our Staff team, Board of Directors, community partners and the young people and families with whom we work, to impact change, provide hope and build communities and a World that are free from oppression and racism.


About Us: 

In everything we do, DFCC is all about safe, hopeful, healthy communities.

The way we do this is by delivering service excellence every day; building a culture of collaborative innovation and continuous improvement; being a great place for everyone; and, being recognized as a vibrant and progressive organization.

Driven by our commitment to provide hope and guided by our values of compassion, collaboration, integrity and excellence, we empower and engage young people, families and communities.

DFCC Recognition

In June 2020 the Bhayana Foundation recognized the great work performed daily by the DFCC Team by posting a Champion Story on its website. Click here to read.

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