The Mental Wellness Program provides an array of counseling and therapeutic services to all age groups. Children, Youth, Adults and Seniors/Elders. One on one; couples; family counseling, including all issues. Examples include anxiety, depression, grief and loss, relationship issues, parenting, addictions, abuse/victimization, self esteem, trauma, suicide prevention, coping etc. The Psychologist provides assessments and continued follow-up. His area of focus is trauma and grief and loss.
Mental Health Therapist Susan Burke
Mental Health Nurse Marlene Mirasty
Wholistic Therapy Art Despins
Art Therapists Tanya Negrey + Julie Vacca
Music Therapist Leanne Hoeft
Psychologist Dr. Phil Carverhill
Community Addictions Prevention Program
This program promotes education and awareness to prevent addictions and provides alternative programming to support wellness. The scope of the program includes: pre-assessment, assessments, counseling, referrals to treatment and aftercare.
This position not only provides support in the continuum of care but in collaboration with the Family Services Support Worker and Prevention Worker, interventions are done to support planning to ensure children do not need child protection services.
Jordan’s Principle Program
The Jordan’s Principle Program offers support for children up to the age of 18 who require services that are not covered by any existing program. Group and individual requests are considered on a case by case basis.
Jordan’s Principle Advocate
This position assists in identifying and advocating for children with unmet needs, assists with applications, advocacy and follow-up. There are no specific guidelines because this is based on the needs of the individual child. The Jordan’s Principle Advocate also supports community programming for the children and offers further mental health supports when the opportunity arises.
Medical Transportation Program
The Medical Transportation Program provides transportation to medical appointments, access to mental health, dental, and to treatment centers. Private mileage, meals and accommodation is also available as per Health Canada policy. Limited support is available to support those interested in accessing traditional healing out of community.
Medical Transportation Coordinator
This position coordinates the operations of the medical transportation program and oversees the Medical Taxi Drivers. This position is responsible to book appointments, coordinate transportation, set up meals and accommodations, advocate for individuals to assist with other medical needs in collaboration with other professionals and within the scope of the program. This position is also responsible to work with the medical taxi drivers to ensure the vehicles are kept road safe and arrange for the on-going maintenance as required. Daily tracking, monthly and quarterly reporting is mandatory which falls under the responsibility of the coordinator.
Driver Sheldon Ledoux
Driver Evan Lafond
Casual Driver Jim Joanette