Family Based Services

 

Family Preservation Services

Supportive, intensive, home-based program providing short-term services for families with children/youth up to 18 years old, who are experiencing difficulties functioning as a family unit and/or children experiencing serious behavioural issues. The entire family must be willing to participate in the program to enhance the family’s strength.

Service Overview

  • Services for approximately 4-6 months with direct access to workers
  • Provides effective, evidence-based practices
  • Assessment
  • Culturally-based parenting strategies
  • Help families develop skills in effective parenting, behaviour & anger management, problem solving and communication
  • Assists with accessing other support services

June Steeve Lendrum Family Resource Centre

An apartment complex for single mothers between the ages of 16-24 years of age who are pregnant or who have a child less than 6 years of age. Collaborative effort with Dilico, Little Lions Waldorf Daycare and The District of Thunder Bay Social Services Administration Board. On the main communal floor, pre and post-natal care, community kitchens, drop-in programs, workshops, parenting and life skills education are offered by partner agencies.

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Service Overview

  • Crisis Intervention
  • Group Facilitation
  • Individual Counselling
  • Parenting Support 
  • Youth Outreach Services
  • Addictions Services
  • Infant/Child Development Services

Strongest Families Services

The program is intended to teach parenting skills through a unique distance coaching approach that supports families via a web-based, manualized program in their own home. A target population for the program is parents/caregiver(s) of children ages 3-12 years, who demonstrate mild to moderate challenging behaviours.

Service Overview

  • Designed to work with the parents’ schedule and eliminate the need to travel to appointments, take time off of work/school or interrupt their normal routine
  • 13 week home/web-based manualized parenting skills education sessions
  • Weekly telephone support from a Parenting Coach to provide strategies to parents in real time to address behaviour, emotion regulation and following routines

Triple P; Positive Parenting Program

Is for every parent, whether they have a specific problem or are just looking for advice on common everyday issues.  Provides easy to use tips and new ideas that will help a parent build confidence and new skills.

Service Overview

• Helps a parent to:

  • Create a stable and supportive family environment;
  • Teach their child the skills they need to get along with others;
  • Deal positively, consistently and decisively with a problem behaviour;
  • Encourage behaviour they like;
  • Build positive relationships with their children so that conflict can be resolved;
  • Plan ahead to avoid potentially difficult situations;
  • Take care of themselves as a parent