The Representative for Children and Youth supports children, youth and families who need help in dealing with the child-serving system, provides oversight to the Ministry of Children and Family Development and advocates for improvements to the child-serving system.
CHILD & YOUTH FAMILY ADVOCATE
CHILD AND YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES - MCFD
Provides education, consultation, and treatment for children and youth up to age 18 who experience mental health challenges and their parents. Services are free, voluntary and confidential. Appointments availalble in Tofino and Ucluelet. For more information or to make a referral call the CYMH intake worker.
CHILDREN WHO WITNESS ABUSE COUNSELLING, WCRS
The Children Who Witness Abuse Counselling Program offers: - Individual or group counselling for the child or youth - Support for the parent or caregivers
When it concerns abuse, anyone can call the Helpline for Children ... anytime, day or night. Simply dial "310-1234 (no area code needed)".
COMMUNITY CHILDREN'S CENTRE
Licenced group daycare for 30 months to 6 years old. Afterschool care for grades 1 through 7, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm.
COMMUNITY LIVING BC
Behavioural Consultant Referrals Programming for special needs children/adults
COMMUNITY YOUTH/ FAMILY SUPPORT WORKER, WCRS
The Community Youth Worker Program Offers: Individual or group counselling for the child or youth Support for the parent or caregivers
Provides counselling for youth who are experiencing difficulties related to their own or another person's alcohol or other drug use, as well as support for parents of adolescents regarding substance use concerns
FAMILY SUPPORT - NTC
supports at-risk families and youth in making positive lifestyle choices and in strengthening their parenting skills.
HITACU FAMILY CARE WORKER
INFANT DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM
Self referrals are welcome
Supporting families with infants from birth to 3 yrs.
Child Development support
Resource library able
EARLY YEARS OUTREACH PROGRAM - NTC
Promotes healthy development for pregnancy, infants and children (ages 0-6) through home and community visits. We offer:
health promotion and support for women who are pregnant or have infants in their home
support to families whose children may be at risk for developmental delays
infant and child development screening
consultation support to childcare programs and caregivers to meet children’s individual needs
support and advocacy for families to access services for their children and family
strength-based parenting skill development
Laurie Hannah, Ahousaht, Hesquiaht, 250-725-3367
Iris Frank Ahousaht 250-670-9558
Jennifer Touchie, Yuułuʔiłʔath , Tla-o-qui-aht, Toquart, 250-725-3367
KIWANIS HILTON CHILDREN'S CENTRE
Outreach Therapy, child physiotherapy and occupational therapy services. Self-referrals welcome, appointments in Ucluelet and Tofino.
MINISTRY OF CHILD AND FAMILY DEVELOPMENT
- Child protection Services (off of Reserve and to non Nuu –chah-Nulth Aboriginal People off of Reserve)
- Youth probation Services (On and Off of reserve)
- Child and Youth with Special needs – Developmental Disabilities, Autism Services and “At Home Services” (On and off of Reserve)
- Adoption Services (off of Reserve)
- Fostering and Recruitment Services (Off of Reserve)
For child protection concerns or to request family support services, phone (250) 720-2650, and ask for the Intake Social Worker for the Day.
For new CYMH referrals, phone (250) 720-2650 and ask for the CYMH Intake worker. For West Coast requests, contact the Port Alberni office at (250) 720-2650.
For CYSN, including services for children with a diagnosis of a Developmental Disability or Autism, please contact Barb Gulewich or Paul Shepherd at (250) 720-2650.
If you know that MCFD is already involved with the child, please tell the receptionist, who will then put you in touch with the worker responsible for the file.
For callers from out of town, please call the toll-free number: 1-866-823-4249.