Child and Family Services Review Board

Record #: MET7218
Last Full Update: 14 Sep 2022

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
E-Mail cfsrb@ontario.ca
Website tribunalsontario.ca/cfsrb

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

COVID19 Services by phone and email; to file an application, send to cfsrb@ontario.ca; processing delays may occur for documents sent by mail or courier to temporary mailing address 15 Grosvenor St, Ground Floor, Toronto, ON M7A 2G6; all front-line counter services closed until further notice

  • 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


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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 8:30 am-5 pm

Areas Served Ontario
Eligibility Children and youth birth-17 years, and parents or guardians, including foster and adoptive parents, and prospective adoptive parents
Application

Call, email, or visit website for information; applications available online to download; submit completed application by email, fax, mail or courier (delays possible with mail and courier delivery)

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
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

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