Family Support Program

The Family Support Program and Goals:

Our goal is to empower and promote healing in our communities from a First nations Perspective for all people of Native Ancestry in Unity.

As a Family Support Worker we are here to:

  • Respect your confidentiality
  • Provide support
  • Liase (maintain communication & cooperation between you and MCFD or USMA social workers
  • Attend family case planning conferences, family group conferences or family court

As a Family Support Program is here to:

  • Providing service to people of Aboriginal ancestry and their families
  • Support and advocate at meetings (e.g. MCFD, legal aid, family court)
  • Assist families to develop meet and maintain personal and family goals
  • Develop a safety plan
  • Provide parental education and support
  • Develop a support network
  • Support families with identifying and accessing community resources (e.g. Food bank, housing, legal aid, counseling, health care, budgeting, nutrition)
  • Referrals to other programs such as CAP-C, AIDP, Counseling, Blade Runners, Head Start, Youth Group, Family Group Conference, Speech and Language, Occupational Therapy.
  • Provide supervised visits

For more information please call (250) 286-3430

Corrina Mahoney : Ext 105

Josey Wells: Ext 124