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

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

COVID19 Services by phone and email; to file an application, send to; 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


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

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

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

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