Children’s Program

Agency: Vancouver and Lower Mainland Multicultural Family Support Services Society

Program Description:

Includes Children Who Witness Abuse program (CWWA), Community Action Program for Children (CAPC) and Bicultural Parenting.

The Children Who Witness Abuse Program provides one-on-one counselling and group counselling to children of different ethnic backgrounds. It supports the children and provides them a safe environment to express their feelings and to develop social, problem-solving and coping skills.

The CAPC program is offered to children 0-6 and their parents with a special focus on families who are experiencing  challenges of family violence.

Bi-cultural parenting program offers individual counselling and groups on bicultural parenting and provides educational information on effective discipline, setting boundaries, working through conflicts and parenting in a new country.

Client Profile / Eligibility Criteria

CWWA

  • Children and youth 3 to 19 year.
  • Children and youth, age 3 to 19, need to be in a stable environment prior to receiving counselling.
  • Counselling for expecting mothers and parenting groups are also provided. Upon request, group counselling can be held at the school. Confidentiality is strictly maintained.

 

CAPC – Children under 6 years

Non-offending parents can attend an educational support group

Registration Information

Call contact

Start Dates / Duration

Ongoing

Program Fee: Free

Contact Information

Contact: Peggy Chan, Nikki Hussain

Phone: (604) 436-1025

Fax: (604) 436-3627

Email: againstviolence@vlmfss.ca

Website: Visit

Location

5000 Kingsway Plaza III

306 – 4980 Kingsway

Burnaby, BC V5H 4K7



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