Resource Enhancement Program

There are two Resource Enhancement Programs that provide services including education and support to: (1) approved MCFD caregivers (foster Homes) and ; (2) families caring for children and youth related to the caregiver.

Funder: Ministry of Children & Family Development

Access: By referral from the Ministry of Children & Family Development only.

Children & Youth with Special Needs (CYSN) Behavioural Consultant Program

The CYSN Behavioural Consultant Program provides services for families and caregivers with children and youth with special needs to address identified behaviours through comprehensive functional assessments, developing behaviour support plans, and providing a range of support, training, and consultation services. The program utilizes an outreach, community based, family centered service delivery approach to support families to reduce, and replace challenging behaviours and improve functioning of the child/youth in the home, school, social and community settings.

Funder: Ministry of Children & Family Development

Access: By referral from the Ministry of Children & Family Development only.

Contact CRFSS at 250.287.2421 for information regarding this program.

Community Based Victim Service Program - access: Open to the community

The Community Based Victim Service program provides support to survivors of violence in relationships, sexual assault, criminal harassment, child abuse/assault, and other forms of family or sexualized violence. We provide the following services to victims of family/sexual violence:

  • Criminal justice information and support
  • Safety planning
  • Information and referrals
  • Emotional and practical support

Funder: Ministry of Public Safety & Solicitor General

Contact CRFSS at 250.287.2421 for more information on this program.

Early Childhood Behaviour Consultant

The Early Childhood Behaviour Consultant Program provides clinical services including assessment, therapeutic intervention, case management and consultation to parents and caregivers of children between the ages of 2 and 7 who present with severe social, emotional or behavioural challenges or have been diagnosed with a mental health disorder.

Funder: Ministry of Children & Family Development

Access: By referral only through: Child & Youth Mental Health, Pediatrician, School Psychologist, Sunrise Resources, Public Health Nurse, Supported Child Development or Infant Development Program

Contact CRFSS at 250.287.2421 for information regarding the referral process for this program.

Family Supervision Program

The Family Supervision Program provides opportunities for children to safely visit with their families and provides direct outreach family support to reduce risk.  Services also assist children in transitioning from one placement to another, as well as providing child care, behaviour management and life skills.

Funder: Ministry of Children & Family Development

Access: By referral from the Ministry of Children & Family Development only.

Family Support Program

This program provides outreach support to families who require intensive support in one or more areas of functioning. Services are mostly provided in the family's home and may include self-sufficiency skill building, crisis intervention and mentoring.

Funder: Ministry of Children & Family Development

Access: By referral from the Ministry of Children & Family Development only.

Contact CRFSS at 250.287.2421 for information regarding the referral process for this program.