Durham Family Court Clinic has extensive expertise in issues pertaining to separation and divorce, child welfare, and youth in conflict with the law. Assessment, mediation, counselling and psycho-educational programs are the core services provided.
Serving thousands of children, youth and families each year, our work often puts the agency front and centre with issues of domestic violence, poverty, addiction and children’s mental health.
There are many stories within our walls that inspire commitment to our young clients and families. One such story is that of Jesse, a young man of 16, who came to DFCC, charged with drug and theft offences. By building a unique trust through our counselling services, Jesse revealed a past abuse that left him fearful of his world, hiding in a basement for two years, desperate enough to escape his pain through drugs and thoughts of suicide. Jesse is now well on his way to fulfilling his personal goals and dreams.

Specialized Support Group for Parents and Caregivers

Support for parents and caregivers of youth who sexually offend.

Procedure for Review of Complaints or Concerns

The Durham Family Court Clinic’s (DFCC) goal is to provide high quality service to all people who access our spectrum of programs and services.  If you have any concerns, DFCC wishes to work with you in resolving the matter. Please click here for more information.

At any time, Ontario's Office of the Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth can be contacted. Please click here for more information.

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