Family Support Program

Program 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

The Family Support Program is here to:

  • Provide 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

Additional Information

For more information please call (250) 286-3430

Ann Seaweed - Ext 105
Josey Wells - Ext 106

Address / Contact Info

Laichwiltach Family Life Society
441 4th Ave Campbell River, BCV9W 3W7

Phone Numbers

Phone : (250) 286-3430
Toll-free : 1-877-777-8222
Fax : (250) 286-3483

Hours of Operation

Regular hours: Mon-Fri, 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM; Closed weekends and Stat holidays.

Web Links

Location Map

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Aboriginal Head Start Preschool Program A pre-school readiness program that emphasizes cultural heritage and supports our children’s enhancement in the social, intellectual, physical and emotional development areas.
Aboriginal Infant Development Program Services Provides culturally sensitive support for Aboriginal families and infants who are at risk or have developmental delays.
Aboriginal Speech/Language Therapy Program The speech / language pathologist at Laichwiltach Family Life Society provides services to aboriginal children from birth to school entry (0-5 years).
Aboriginal Supported Child Development Program ASCD is designed to specifically meet the needs of children with special needs.
Addictions Recovery Program Provides counselling, assessment, and referrals to persons with alcohol and/or drug addictions.
Anger Management Program A safe environment where individuals can be provided with information to develop the mind and explore their thoughts and feelings, combined with a cultural component.
Community Action Program for Children (CAPC) Provides programs which support the well being of children under the age of six and their families; committed to services which are family driven, community-based and focused on strengths.
Family Therapy Program The Family Therapy Service provides holistic and client centered counselling to children, youth, adults, couples, and families. Service is provided to people of Aboriginal descent and their families in Campbell River and Comox Valley.
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Little Fry Group Care and Toddler Centre Program Licensed daycare for Toddlers 18 to 36 months and Group Care for children 30 months to school age.
Occupational Therapy Program Occupational therapists work with children to target problem areas through playful interactions, grading the activities so that the child can succeed. Treatment is geared toward increase in social participation, self-regulation and motor skilled acquisition.
Rekindling the Spirit of Our Elders Program The Elders Program is open designed to help reduce feelings of isolation; it is open to status, non-status and Métis people.
STV Outreach Program for Campbell River and Gold River This program responds to the needs of adult women and their dependent children who have experienced, or are at risk of violence.
Youth Support We offer a safe, supportive, and non-judgmental environment for aboriginal youth age 11 to 24.

This program was last updated on 08 Nov 2015.