Agency: Vancouver and Lower Mainland Multicultural Family Support Services Society
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
- 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
Start Dates / Duration
Program Fee: Free
Contact: Peggy Chan, Nikki Hussain
Phone: (604) 436-1025
Fax: (604) 436-3627
5000 Kingsway Plaza III
306 – 4980 Kingsway
Burnaby, BC V5H 4K7