Campbell River Family Services

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Campbell River Family Services

Programs & Services

Services To Young Parents:

A variety of services are available to young parents, including one-to-one support, support groups and parenting classes.

The services include:

the Pregnancy Outreach Program, which provides assistance and support to high-risk pregnant women; the New Beginnings Program, which offers support, information, advocacy and referrals to young parents under 20 years of age and the Creating Healthy Families Program which provides group and individual support to families with children aged 0-6 years.The Nobody's Perfect Program, is a 6 week educational program offered on a regular basis for parents of children 0 to 5 years of age.

Family Place is a casual drop in program for parents and their children offered in various locations in the community. This program is offered in partnership with the District of Campbell River Parks & Recreation Department.

Services To Children & Youth:

Many services are available to children, youth and their families on an individual or group basis. Services are provided both 'in' office and on an 'out-reach' basis.

Programs include:

the Special Services to Children Program (referrals through the Ministry for Children and Families); Sexual Abuse Intervention Program, which provides assessment and treatment services to children and adolescents who have been sexually abused; Child and Family Liaison Program (referrals through Ministry of Children and Family Development), Family Support Outreach Program, which provides skilled intervention to children and adolescents to help them deal with their problems and Friendship Skills Summer Camps.

The Children Who Witness Abuse Program offers group and individual counselling to children aged 3 to 18 who have witnessed abuse.

Specialized Services and Family Services:

Services to families include:

the Family Support Program which offers counseling services to families experiencing difficulties; and the Behavioural Consultant for Caregivers Program, which offers consultive and supportive services to foster parents.

Specialized Services offered include:

the Community Based Victim Services Program, which offers services to victims of wife assault, adult sexual assault and child sexual assault / abuse, and the Crisis Line, a 24 hour a day telephone crisis line staffed by volunteers

Other Programs and Services

In addition to our "core" (government) funded programs, Family Services also offers services which respond to identified needs in the community. These programs and services are dependent upon fund-raised dollars which are allocated on a yearly basis. Friendship Skills for Boys & Girls and Parent Education Courses are two services we have been able to offer on a yearly basis.

For more specific information on programs & services offered, please contact our office at (250) 287-2421

Government Funded Programs:

BC Gaming, Grants and Donations fund the following Programs:

  • Friendship Skills for Boys and Girls
  • Young Parents Community Kitchen
  • Parenting Skills Program
  • Booster Program


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