pro_hdr_about North Eastern Ontario Family and Children’s Services (NEOFACS) is an integrated agency, providing services to children, youth and their families in the Districts of Cochrane and Timiskaming. Our client responsive programs and services are innovative, evidence-based, and designed to meet the unique needs of those we serve. Our Agency provides Child Welfare, Children’s Mental Health, Youth Justice and Prevention programs along with a number of other programs and services. NEOFACS is a non-profit charitable organization governed by a volunteer Board of Directors whose funding is received primarily from the Ministry of Children & Youth Services. Several other funders support programs as well.

NEOFACS is designated under the French Language Services Act and as such provide services in both official languages.

The spectrum of children’s mental health services includes intervention, public education/prevention and supportive services to children, youth and their families. We are also the provider of services to children who fall within the Autism Spectrum Disorder. Our Agency also operates three residential programs for children/youth between the ages of 12-18. One of the residential programs is operated under the Youth Criminal Justice System, while the others function as children’s mental health treatment facilities.

Our Child Welfare services include, assessment, investigation, placement (when and where necessary) as well as, supportive services to children/youth and their families.

NEOFACS is visible in several communities in northeastern Ontario. Our head office is located in Timmins. Primary District campuses are located in Kapuskasing and Kirkland Lake; several other communities are also home to NEOFACS campuses and programs and services. NEOFACS is also proud to own and operate a camp facility located in Moonbeam, Ontario.

The staff of NEOFACS is comprised of dedicated professionals focused on making a difference in the lives of children, youth and their families. Currently the Agency employs approximately 420 staff on a full or part time basis.