Comfort Care Kits are given to children coming into care or transitioning to a new placement. This includes foster homes, residential homes ad kinship homes across the province. The backpacks contain age appropriate items and are grouped in 0-2 years, 3-5 years, 6-12 years and 13-18 years. Gift cards to various restaurants and stores are given alongside the backpacks. The contents of the backpacks are meant to help ease the overwhelming transition these children experience and to provide some comfort.
- Children and youth aged 0-18
- Children who are entering foster or kin care on a temporary basis or permanent basis
A referral agent such as a social worker, SchoolsPlus Outreach worker, Public Health Nurse, or other relevant professional must complete all sections of this application and submit it to the fund manager. Applications cannot be accepted if they are submitted by a child/youth or family member/relative.
How to apply
Please contact our Executive Director, Jane Boyd Landry, to receive an application form.
Jane Boyd Landry – Executive Director
Halifax Region Children’s Aid Foundation
1888 Brunswick Street, Suite 301
Halifax, NS B3J 3J8
T: (902) 422-1316 ext. 4
F: (902) 422-4012