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Child and Family Services Review Board

Contact Information
Office Phone 416-327-0111
Toll Free Phone 1-888-777-3616
TTY Phone 1-800-855-0511, Bell Relay Service
Fax 416-327-0558
Agency Information
Legal Status (30) Provincial Government
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) COVID19 Continues to provide services by phone and email; all front-line counter services closed until further notice
  • to file an application email
  • temporary mail address 15 Grosvenor St, Ground Floor Toronto, ON M7A 2G6
  • processing delays expected for documents sent by mail or courier
  • all in-person hearings postponed and rescheduled, and alternative options available where possible (written and telephone hearings)
  • to request in-person proceeding as an accommodation for a need under Ontario Human Rights Code, or if it will result in an unfair hearing, contact tribunal by email or phone


Adjudicative tribunal conducts reviews and hearings on matters affecting children, youth and families in Ontario
  • hears applications regarding child residential placement recommendations, emergency secure treatment, crown ward removal, complaints against children's aid societies, and refusal of adoption placement under the Child and Family Services Act
  • reviews international adoption refusal under the Intercountry Adoption Act
  • hears appeals regarding school board expulsion under the Education Act
  • under auspices of Social Justice Tribunals Ontario
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Ontario
Boundaries Ontario
Eligibility Children and youth birth-17 years, and parents or guardians, including foster and adoptive parents, and prospective adoptive parents

Residency Requirements: Ontario
Application Call, email, or visit website for information; online applications available to download; submit completed application in person, or by fax, email, mail or courier (br/>See Description for COVID19 related restrictions
Languages Interpreters/translators available for other languages at hearings by prior arrangement
Site Information
Located In Community Toronto
Address & Map
655 Bay St
14th Fl
Toronto, ON
Canada M7A 2A3
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Intersection Bay St and Dundas St W
Mailing Address 15 Grosvenor St 
Ground Floor 
Toronto, ON 
Canada M7A 2G6
Physical Access Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Elevator with braille and voice/tone features - lowered buttons ; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Provincial Administrative Tribunals ~ Adoption/Foster Care Issues

Agency Overview

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