Resources & Tools
Halton FASD Parent/Caregiver Support Group
Meets the 4th Tuesday of each Month
6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Halton Adult FASD Parent/Caregiver Support Group
If you are a parent or caregiver of/or an Adult living with FASD please come share your experiences, wisdom and knowledge. This is a great opportunity for us all to learn from one another.
Meets the 2nd Wednesday of every month
6:30pm – 9:00pm
Justice and the Legal System
Individuals with FASD may be at higher risk of coming into contact with the justice and legal system. Learn more about how to support individuals should this happen. Below are some recommended resources:
FASD JUSTICE – This site is designed for justice system professionals and others who want to understand more about FASD. It provides information and resources about Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD), including background information, case law, legal resources and strategies for effective intervention.
FASD Ontario – This site provides research evidence about why youth with FASD are likely to become involved with the justice system, accommodations that service providers and families need to make, helpful supports, and innovative programs/services.
ALL 4 ONE -John Howard Society of Hamilton, Burlington & Area This is an individualized program that provides intervention and support to justice involved youth (ages 12-17), and their caregivers, living with FASD, or querying a diagnosis.
Halton Vulnerable Persons Registry – The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) Vulnerable Person Registry is a service that allows a family member or caregiver to provide information to police about a person, which can help during an emergency. Details such as physical description, habits, or specific needs can help police in locating or interacting with the person.
Webinar: Breaking Down Barriers’ FASD Considerations in the Justice System (e-module)
Webinar: Understanding FASD in the Criminal Justice System (2020) – https://canfasd.ca/2020/07/30/new-webinar-understanding-fasd-in-the-criminal-justice-system/