Family Resilience Program

 

The Parent Resource Centre’s Family Resilience Program (FRP) has four core objectives:

  1. increase the social functioning and parenting capacity of the family
  2. to support children's healthy development;
  3. to support the development of positive parenting skills; and
  4. support clients in the shift to more mainstream services when ready.

and provides client-centered, trauma-informed parenting support services with minimal access barriers.

 

Our FRP Brouchure is available

 

The Family Resilience Program is a support service for vulnerable high-risk families (parents and children 0-18) that are not connected or able to access community parenting services. FRP offers families short-term interventions based on the family’s capacity and strengths. 

 

FRP also offers services in the client’s home or at the centre in a group setting. The In-home Support Services are reserved for clients who face significant economic and social barriers.  The In-home Team provides variety of supports including but not limited to:

 

           ● short term situational counselling

              (as it relates to parenting stressors)

          ●  assistance with system navigation

 ●  advocacy/working collaboratively with other service providers.

     This may include accompanying clients to appointments with other service providers.

          ● education on topics relevant to client’s circumstances includes but not limited to:

 

            - behaviour guidance

            - attachment

            - temperament

            - child development

            - building healthy relationships between parents and children

            - parental stress and self care

            - health and safety

            - establishing rules and routine

 

 Parents will increase their knowledge, skills, and confidence in raising children with challenging behaviours, developemental delays, and/or mental health diagnoses. They will learn to balance their own needs so that they can meet the needs of the children in their care.

FRP Program Intake Form