agency policies and business documents
A right to be safe and secure: preventing workplace violence and harassment
Violence and harassment in the workplace present a risk to the well-being of Jewish Family and Child Service (JF&CS) staff, volunteers, foster parents, clients and visitors. JF&CS believes that everyone is entitled to an environment free of harassment and aggression. We strive to create a positive environment with mutual respect and open communication. Jewish Family and Child Service has policies and procedures to prevent workplace violence and manage situations involving violence and harassment. Physical or verbal abuse of staff, volunteers, foster parents, clients and visitors will not be tolerated.
Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities (AODA)
Jewish Family and Child Service (the Agency) is committed to providing persons with disabilities with equal opportunities and standards of services and goods in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005. These services and goods will be provided in a manner that respects dignity, independence, integration and equal opportunity. This policy shall apply to all employees, volunteers, and others who deal with the public on behalf of the Agency. Read our AODA policy here. Our Multi-Year Accessibility Plan outlines the achievements and actions that the Agency has taken in its efforts to improve opportunities for people of all abilities.
Your feedback is important to us, the ultimate goal of the Agency is to meet and exceed client expectations while serving clients with disabilities. Comments on our services regarding how well those expectations are being met are welcome and appreciated. AODA Feedback form is available online, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or can be mailed, faxed or emailed by calling (416)638-7800 ext. 6214 or in person by arranging an appointment. View and download our feedback form.
Tax Receipting Policies
Jewish Family and Child Service (JF&CS) and The Jewish Family and Child Foundation follow the guidelines set in place by the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). Charitable tax receipts will be issued to those who qualify. The following are some frequently asked questions about gifts and tax receipts.
Gift-in-Kind Acceptance and Receipting Policy
Jewish Family and Child Service (JF&CS) welcomes tangible gifts that enable us to fulfill our mission to support the healthy development of individuals, children, families, and communities through prevention, protection, counselling, education and advocacy services, within the context of Jewish values. Read our Gift In Kind policy here