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Cheryl is an exceptionally experienced foster parent. Cheryl runs a private day care from her home and has fostered all ages of children/youth over the years, including some very complex needs children/youth. Cheryl held the position of President of her previous agencies Foster Parent Association for a number of years. She lives on the outskirts of the town of Woodstock in a large six bedroom home that backs onto a conservation area. Cheryl's home can accommodate up to four foster children. 

OARTY Member: Avalon Treatment Programs
Program/Facility Description: Cheryl had previously fostered with a CAS for over 20 years. She has fostered over one hundred children and has an outstanding amount of experience as a foster parent.
City: Woodstock
Ministry Region: West
For Ages: 5-21
Home Type: Foster Home
Client Group: DC ED/BD
Accredited By:
  • 0 Immediate
  • 0 30 Days
  • 0 60 Days
  • 2 90 Days

Accepted Conditions

1. Client Groups

AboriginalAcquired Brain Injury
AdultsAges 0-5
Ages 12 and upAges 6-12
CoedCultural Accommodations
Developmentally ChallengedDual Diagnosis Clientele
Emotionally DisturbedLesbian, Gay, Bisexual
Physical Abuse VictimsPhysically Challenged
Religious AccommodationsSexual Abuse Victims
Technologically DependantTerminally Ill
TransgenderedTransitional Age Youth (16-18)
Two-SpiritedYoung Offenders

2. Diagnostic Features

ADD/ADHD/Severe Learning DisorderAttachment Disorder
BipolarBorderline Personality Disorder
Conduct DisorderCrack/Cocaine Infants
Deaf/Hearing ImpairedDyslexia
Failure to ThriveFASD
Nonverbal/Communication DisorderObsessive Compulsive Disorder
Oppositional Defiant DisorderPersonality Disorder
PhobiasSexually Transmitted Infections
Sleep DisorderVisual/Hearing Impaired

3. Problematic Behaviours

Bed WettingChronic Lying
Defiance (Excessive)Demanding (Excessive)
Eating DisordersFearful/Anxious
IncontinenceManipulative/Causes Conflict
Short Attention SpanSocially Delayed
Substance AbuseTantrums
Verbally Abusive

4. Sexual Acting Out Behaviours (all ages)

Excessive MasturbationProvocative/Seductive

5. Teen Issues

AbortionBirth Control
PregnancySexually Active Teen

6.1 Health Care Requirements

Communicable Disease ManagementDietary Considerations

6.2 Procedures from Regulated Health Professions Act, 1996

No services offered in this category

7. School and Community

* Select the following criteria that are addressed through external education/community services, for internal supports, please denote in the appropriate categories.
Disruptive Behaviour in ClassroomSpecial Education Needs

8. Program Model

Treatment Foster Care

9. Program Treatment Services

Anger ManagementAssertiveness Training
AssessmentBehaviour Management
Community Skills TrainingCrisis Admission/Emergency
Day TreatmentInfant/Preschool Program
Life Skills ProgramLong Term Residental (2+ years)
Medium Term Residental (1-2 years)Physiotherapy
Preparation for IndependenceRecreational Program
Section 23 ClassroomSensory Stimulation
Services for the Deaf/BlindShort Term Residential Care (<1 year)
Social Skills TrainingSpecialized Program for Transitional Age Youth
Summer ProgramVocational Training

10. Professional Services Included in Set Rate (Professionals on staff and/or contracted at no additonal cost)

Art TherapyBehaviour Management Consultation
Clinical ConsultationMusic, Drama and Other Therapy
Psychiatric SupervisionSpecial Education Consultant

11. Additional Community Provided Professional Services

Art TherapyBehaviour Management Consultation
Clinical ConsultationCommunication Specialists
Dental specialistFamily Therapy
Group TherapyMusic, Drama and Other Therapy
Neurological ConsultationNeuropsychologist
NursingNutrition and Feeding Consultation
Occupational TherapyOrthodontic Specialist
Play TherapyPsychiatric Assessment
Psychiatric SupervisionPsychological Assessment
PsychotherapyRemedial Specialist
Respiratory TechnicianSpecial Education Consultant
Speech Therapy