Child & Family

Family Preservation Program

The Family Preservation Program is an outreach service that provides intensive support to families experiencing challenges in Merritt.

Program Information

The Family Preservation service is short term, intensive, outcome-focused assistance to families experiencing significant difficulties with parent-child or parent-adolescent challenges.

The Family Preservation program provides

  • Family assessment, goal setting, intervention, and transition planning
  • Short-term (6-8 weeks); intensive (6-10 hours/week); outcome-focused service
  • Support to families to discover ways of finding their own solutions, make positive choices and decisions about their situations, and to utilize community resources

Who Is Eligible?

Any individual / family referred to the program is eligible.

How To Refer:

Referrals are made through the Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD).

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Contact Information


2975 Clapperton Ave.
Merritt, BC
V1K 1A3