Family / Parenting Support

CFS Western believes that the best way to protect children is by strengthening and supporting families to be able to meet the needs of their children. We offer a wide range of community support and programs that help parents do just that and fulfill their role as the primary nurturer, protector and educator of their children.

Our family/parenting supports and services include (but are not limited to):

  • Family strengthening and support
  • In-home family support
  • Life skills programs such as cooking and sewing
  • Parenting education and groups
  • Parent-child home programs that promote attachment and early childhood literacy
  • Children therapy programs to support victims of maltreatment
  • Youth engagement
  • Early childhood education
  • Family services such as protection, single expectant parent and family enhancement
  • Supported access
  • Alternative care resources such as adoption, foster care and residential youth care
  • Programs for newcomer Canadians and their families including literacy and support groups