DETAILS
WHO: All family members.
WHAT: Various support services and other help to enhance family life.
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INFO:
1 (866) 851 – 4619
[email protected]

The Family Enhancement Team focus is to provide information, guidance and modelling to families at risk. Available to those who may have lost contact with their culture, extended family systems, natural supports and/or communities.

Supports available:

PRESERVATION

  • Facilitate family growth and development through the professional and focused provision of home support visits and family education programs
  • Assist and support the parents to achieve a speedy reunification when possible
  • Assist in ensuring the family’s safety
  • Assist in developing programs and a plan to support, educate and reduce risk to children and families
  • Risk identification and risk reduction, education, and coordination of family meeting circles, advocacy and support
  • Provide referrals to appropriate community services, FVACFSS services and other service providers
  • Advocate on behalf of the family
  • Provide flexible hours of services to best meet the needs of the children, youth and families that they serve

Self-Sufficiency

  • Help families and individuals develop natural support systems within their community
  • Model household chore activities for family core scheduling purposes
  • Support and encourage youth and families to establish safer and healthier lifestyles

Parenting

  • Establish goal setting with the child, family, community and caregivers to plan ongoing service delivery that meets the physical, emotional, intellectual and spiritual needs of the family
  • Role model appropriate behavior

Culture

  • Assist youth and individuals in developing a strong cultural identity
  • Develop a trusting and respectful relationship with families and community
  • Participate in cultural events and other learning opportunities

If you have questions about this or any other program, please contact us.

Head Office

1 – 7201 Vedder Road
Chilliwack, BC, V2R 4G5