Family Support Services

Powell River Child, Youth and Family
Contact: 604-485-3090
email: admin@prcyfss.com
Hours of operation: Monday-Friday 8:30am-4:30pm

This agency has a multitude of programs that address family issues. The services are for children and youth between birth and 19 years of age.
Some examples include; Family support programs, parents together, parent-teen mediation services, student moms support and the youth resource centre.

Family Place
Contact: Jeanne McKenzie @ 604-485-2706
A community based child and parent friendly resource centre, where families with young children can meet and make new friends, gain a sense of community and access ongoing peer and professional support in order to raise happy, healthy children.
Hours: Drop-in Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday from 10:30-4:30, Friday 12:30-4:30
We have included the Family Place website address here, clicking on it will take you straight to their page for program information!

http://www.prepsociety.org/familyplace.html

Child and Youth Mental Health Clinical Counselling
Contact:
Office @ 604-485-0603
New Address: 6944 Alberni Street
This is a program through Ministry for Children and Family Development. It is clinical intervention and counselling for children and youth with identified mental health issues. It includes suicide intervention and counselling for young offenders.

Children Who Witness Abuse:
Contact: Jen @ 604-485-6968
Email: prcwwa@telus.net
This program offers one to one counselling for children and youth from 3-18 whose emotional health and self-esteem have been damaged by witnessing the abuse of one of their parents by the other,or by another person.
Private Counselors

Bullying Programs
Children’s Help Line
Phone Number: 310-1234 (Free and Confidential)

Family Maintenance Enforcement Program
Contact: Enrollment Office-Toll Free: 1-800-663-3455
Box 510, Victoria BC V8R 6N3

Youth Probation
Contact:604-485-0600

Inclusion Powell River (formerly Powell River Assoc. for Community Living)
Contact: 604-485-6411
#201-4675 Marine Avenue
Website: http://www.inclusionpr.ca

Inclusion Powell River is the new name for an agency that has been in the Powell River community for 60 years! It serves individuals and families thriving with developmental disabilities. Just some of the programs they provide are listed here, see their website for further information.
Understanding Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Together, Powell River Community Pre-School, Infant Development Program, Employment Support Services and the Community Life Program. IPR is fully accredited and welcoming to all.

BOND
Contact:604-485-2604
#103-4511 Marine Avenue
The Babies Open New Doors program is just one of many of the Powell River Employment Program (PREP) offshoots.

Many of these agencies can be found on the following website as well.

http://www.familyfriendlypowellriver.ca/helping_organisations.html

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