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Today, in our province there is a critical shortage of foster homes. Homes like yours. Call today 1-855-683-8111.


Department of Child, Youth and Family Services

Toll Free: 1-855-683-8111

P.O. Box 8700
St. John's, NL A1B 4J6

After Hours Support

A social worker is available during regular office hours Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. There is after hours support when emergency situations arise after regular office hours and on holiday and weekends by calling the local after hours number for your region. The regional after hours numbers are:

Metro Region

St. John’s Metro and CBS area: 709-729-4775 or 709-729-4552

Central East Region

Rural Avalon (Clarenville to Holyrood, Burin to Bonavista): 709-759-3369
Central East (Gander, Gambo, Harbour Breton, St. Alban’s, Conne River): 709-651-2500
Greater Central (Botwood, Grand Falls-Windsor, Lewisporte, Twillingate): 709-292-2500

Western Region

Western Region: 1-877-436-9231

Labrador Region

Happy Valley-Goose Bay: 709-897-2000
Wabush, Forteau: 709-944-7602

I consider fostering to be one of the greatest privileges that I have had.

Foster Parent

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