Family Counselling & Support 

Provides counselling and support for families with children under age 19. Promotes safe, healthy and nurturing families that are strongly connected to community and culture, using trauma informed and strength based strategies to best meet their needs.  Provides assessment, intervention, counselling, modelling and education to assist and support families to build competencies and strengthen family functioning. Referrals through the Ministry of Children & Family Development.

What Is the Service

  • The Bridge Family Services staff includes:
    • 3 Full-Time Counsellors
    • 2 Part-Time Counsellors
    • 1 Family Intervention Specialist
  • Our staff meet with participants at their request:
    • In Office
    • In Home
    • In the Community
  • Family Counselling is a supportive, educational and goal-oriented service.
  • Families gain skills and strategies to:
    • Cope with life transitions
    • Understand family dynamics
    • Anticipate and manage the stresses of daily living
    • Improve role competency
    • Improve family and social functioning which includes enhancing parenting skills

Parenting Your Anxious Youth Program

How to Access the Service

Referrals to Family Counselling must be made through:

  • Ministry of Children & Family Development
    • Child & Youth Mental Health
      • Kelowna Office:
        • 778-699-2272
        • 1340 Ellis St.

Funding Partners