The Children’s Foundation (TCF) has been serving children and youth in Hastings County since 1991 and in 2015 expanded to include Northumberland and Prince Edward Counties. The Children’s Foundation is an autonomous organization governed by its own Board of Directors and is the charitable arm of Highland Shores Children’s Aid (HSCA). Additionally, TCF offers programs for families who have no affiliation to HSCA. Programs and services aim to educate and inspire members of the communities they serve and to effect change that bring people and financial resources together to improve the quality of life for at risk children and youth.
To educate, inspire and engage our community to effect positive change and to bring resources together to improve the quality of life for at-risk children and youth, in Hastings, Northumberland & Prince Edward Counties.
No child or youth will do without positive experiences and equal opportunities to help them realize their potential.
In pursuit of our Vision and Mission and in our work with each other and other community partners, we are committed to:
We will focus on children, youth and the needs of their family. We strive to understand the needs of children in our community and to remember that family means different things to different people.
The staff and Board will be accountable to our stakeholders for the effective and efficient management of The Children’s Foundation. It is vital that the community is confident in the transparency and integrity of the decisions made and the people who make them.
Respect, confidentiality, compassion, and a non-judgmental attitude guide all of our actions. The Children’s Foundation will always promote hope and the belief that change can and does happen. Inspiring children and youth to realize their potential.
We are committed to the children and families in our community and will work to improve the lives of abused, neglected and at-risk children and youth through prevention, enrichment and educational programming.
We recognize that our community is best served by organizations working together toward achievement of common goals.
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Highland Shores Children’s Aid Executive Director
In October 2011, The Children’s Foundation hired Connie Reid as Executive Director. Connie is a familiar face in Hastings County, with 20 years experience working…Read More
In 2012, Lisa Parker was enthused to take on her new role as The Children’s Foundation Program Coordinator. Prior to this, Lisa was employed with…Read More
Special Events & Marketing Coordinator
Kate Anderson grew up in Stirling, going to both Highschool and College locally. She graduated with a diploma in Professional Sales and Marketing which landed…Read More
Joel Frijters has come on board with The Children’s Foundation as the Finance Coordinator. Joel has a background in accounting and runs multiple self-ran businesses….Read More