Family Resource Centre Programs
Children's Counselling- For children experiencing grief and loss, family transitions, or other concerns.
Community Counselling - Provides short term counselling for individuals, couples and families. This program has a sliding fee scale. Call for more information.
Community Support Volunteers - Trained volunteers provide support for individuals in managing life issues such as transitions, isolation, relationships, loss and grief, or unemployment.
Healthy Families - Parent and Tot programs provide parenting information and playtime for children. A Resource Guide for Parents is available on our website at www.vernonfrc.ca. Post partum support is also available.
P.I.E. - Parenting Isn't Easy - For parents with children ages 0-3, 3-6 and 6-9. This 10-week program provides an opportunity to discuss the struggles and successes of parenting in a user friendly format.
P.R.I.M.E. (Preparation for Relationships Including Marriage Enrichment) - Designed to help any couple in a committed relationship enrich their partnership though individual questionnaires and a weekend workshop. Call for information.
Senior Support Volunteers - Trained volunteers assist elderly clients who are experiencing various age-related issues such as social isolation, depression or early dementia. Referrals come through the Seniors Mental Health Program.
Sexual Abuse Recovery for Men - Individual counselling for men who are recovering from historical sexual abuse issues. *Partial program funding provided by United Way and the Province of British Columbia
Sexual Abuse Recovery for Women - Individual counselling for women who are recovering from recent or historical sexual abuse issues.
Sexual Abuse Intervention & Family Support Worker - This program offers counselling for children who have experienced sexual abuse. Family education and support is also provided.
Therapeutic Counsellor Program - Individual and group counselling for children and youth with psychiatric disorders. This program is delivered in collaboration with Child and Youth Mental Health.
Groups Offered... - African Style Dance for Women, Assertiveness, Boundaries and Self Esteem, Children's Groups, Men's Anger Management, Parent and Tot, Parenting Anxious Children, P.I.E. - Parenting Isn't Easy and Women's Anger Management
Lending Library - Books covering a variety of topics and issues are available in our lending library. *Small membership fee