|Record #: NIA0948
||Last Modified: 04 Sep 2013
||Last Full Update: 13 Mar 2013
|Description & Services|
|Areas Served||Niagara Region|
|Description||The Centre provides a range of professional counselling and support programs to individuals, couples, families or groups who are experiencing personal, social or work problems which are contributing to marital or family difficulties. |
COUNSELLING AND THERAPY offers individual, couple or family therapy depending on the issue. Also offers group therapy that brings together people who are dealing with a common problem such as separation, sexual abuse or anger management. Parenting concerns * marital or sexual problems * depression * stress * abuse * aging * work problems * motor vehicle accident recovery * trauma * grief * separation or divorce issues.
FAMILY VIOLENCE AND CHILD WITNESS PROGRAMS ("For Me and My Mom" and "Side by Side")focus mainly on children who have witnessed family violence and mothers who have been in violent relationships and have concerns around parenting.
EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS (EAP) provides counselling and therapy service to companies who have a commitment to the emotional and mental health of their employees.
ADULT PROTECTIVE SERVICES (APSW) assists residents of Niagara, 18 years and over, who have a developmental disability and who live independently in the community. This service may also provide consultive support to families by agreement of the client. The program promotes independence, autonomy, encourages health growth and development, enhances quality of life and overall well being. It also promotes client advocacy to help ensure the clients' rights are respected and that they receive all necessary services.
PARTNER ASSAULT RESPONSE PROGRAM (PAR) (region wide)
Provides education and counselling services to individuals convicted or found guilty of a criminal offence against a current or former partner, as well as information and support to the victims of these crimes. Non court ordered men may also participate
CRITICAL INCIDENT STRESS MANAGEMENT SERVICES: for adults who have experienced critical incidents in the workplace.
WALK IN COUNSELLING CLINIC single session, drop-In Counselling Service at the Community Resource Centre at 5017 Victoria Ave. The service is open Tue & Thu from 1:15 pm-4:30 pm. For more information about the service call 905-937-7731 Ext 3345. All Niagara Falls Residents welcome.
FAMILY AND KINSHIP SUPPORT SERVICES - a psychoeducation and support group for foster parents and kinship caregivers of children who are, or suspected of having Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder.
FAMILY GROUP CONFERENCING - an alternative dispute resolution program helping families develop plans which address the concerns raised by a Children's Aid Society
CARING DADS - A program to help fathers improve their relationships with their children and end controlling, abusive, and neglectful behaviour.
|Hours||Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm By Appointment * Summer Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm * Evening hours By Appointment|
|Eligibility||Ages: 4 year(s) and up |
|Application||Self or professional referral |
APSW referrals through Contact Niagara only 905-684-3407 or 1-800-933-3617
|Fees||Program - Family Group Conferencing; Family and Kinship Services ; None - APSW, Family Violence programs, Walk-In Clinic; Caring Dads ; Fee assistance available for Counselling and Therapy services -- on a sliding scale basis ($25-$85/session); PAR programs -- on a sliding scale basis ($80-$400/16 week program).|
|Events||FAMILY VIOLENCE PROGRAMS: Educational workshops for women who have been abused and who are actively parenting. For registration contact Carolyn Fish at Ext 3684.|
|Address & Map|
|Located In Community||St Catharines|
|Intersection||Hannover and South Service Rd/Hannover and Martindale Rd|
|Mailing Address||PO Box 24028 |
St Catharines, ON L2R 7P7
|Office Phone||905-937-7731 ext 3345|
|Toll Free Phone||1-888-937-7731 ext 3345|
|Primary Contact||Melissa Lang, Service Coordinator|
|Primary Executive||John McLachlan, Supervisor; Phone: 905-397-7731 ext 3305; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Alternate Executive||Bonnie Filipchuk, Service Director, Community and Clinical Services; Phone: 905-937-7731 ext 3395; Email: email@example.com|
|Service Level||(51) Non Profit Charity ; (80) United Way|
|Print Material||Brochures available on request|
|Funding||United Way - Fort Erie; United Way - St Catharines; Client Fees; United Way - Welland; United Way Niagara Falls with some programs having government funding.|
|Subjects||Adult protective services ; Anger management ; Assaulted men ; Assaulted women ; Conflict resolution ; Counselling ; Depression ; Developmental disabilities ; Divorce ; Employee assistance ; Family therapy ; Family violence ; Foster care ; Incest ; Marriage counselling ; Men ; Separation ; Sexual assault ; Sexual assault victims|
|Broader Terms||Counselling ; Crime victims ; Criminal offences ; Disabilities ; Disorders ; Health ; Mental disorders ; Mental health ; Mental health services ; Protective services ; Psychotherapy ; Sexual offences|