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Posts Categorized: Counseling & Supports

Ministry of Children & Family Development

Posted by & filed under Abuse & Assault, Counseling & Supports, Mental Health, Parenting, Resources.

MCFD is the provincial ministry holding the responsibility for the well-being of children and their healthy development. They are probably best known for providing child protection and supervising substitute care (like foster care and group homes), but also provide services for children with special needs, child and youth mental health, youth justice, and early childhood development programs and services.

S.U.C.C.E.S.S. 中僑互助會

Posted by & filed under Counseling & Supports, Employment & Unemployment, Immigrant & Multicultural Services, Life skills, Resources.

SUCCESS is a multi-service agency with a mandate to promote the well-being of all Canadians and immigrants. Services are delivered in five major areas: social services, employment services, business & economic development services, training & education services, and health services. They also run a Chinese Help Line in Mandarin & Cantonese.

Child and Adolescent Response Team (CART)

Posted by & filed under Counseling & Supports, Mental Health, Resources, Suicide Prevention & Information.

CART provides a community-based response to mental health related crisis involving school-aged children and youth (up to 18) living in Vancouver who are experiencing urgent psychiatric or emotional crisis. Services can range from phone consultation to on-site assessment or consultation, short-term counselling or psychiatric assessment.