Family Services

CFEC offers the following family services. You can access them through the Centre by making appointments through reception, or through a referral by a professional.


 

Family Support for MCFD/non-MCFD referrals (or Drop-in)

CFEC offers support for any families that desire to:

  • Increase communication within the family unit.
  • Receive family prevention/intervention information or strategies.
  • Receive specialized, practical and professional assistance in any area of parenting or raising children/youth.
  • Receive specialized, practical assistance for raising children 0-6 years.

 

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Support Services (FASD/CDBC)

The Cariboo Family Enrichment Centre has two principal services dealing with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder and Complex Developmental Behavioural Conditions: a Key Worker program and a Caregivers’ Support Group.

  • Key Worker Program:
    This program provides assistance for families of children and youth with FASD and other Complex Developmental Behavioural Conditions such as Autism Spectrum Disorder (ages 6-18), Attention-Deficit-Hyperactivity-Disorder and Oppositional Defiant Disorder in accessing assessment and diagnosis. The Key Worker provides emotional /practical support, assists families in accessing health, education and other needed services and supports families in working with schools to ensure a better fit for the child or youth.
  • Caregivers’ Support Group
    The support group offers foster parents, adoptive parents, blended families, and other caregivers an opportunity for support. The group gives caregivers a chance to network, share information and resources, and learn new skills.

 

Family Group Conferencing & Family Case Planning Conference

Celebrating families and their communities by supporting family-based decision making and planning for children.

 

Parent-Teen Mediation

CFEC supports families in conflict by providing solution focused perspectives and techniques. Professional, confidential, and practical helps for better, healthier relationships between parents and youth.

 

Parenting Workshops

Our parenting workshops provide a great opportunity to learn important life skills in a relaxed and supportive environment. Workshops are offered throughout the year, please contact CFEC for new dates.

 

Men’s Event

The Men’s Event group meetings provides an open, non-judgmental space for men to connect and have access to support. The event offers various activities in a relaxed environment. To learn more, please contact CFEC.