CFS now has a comprehensive mandate and service offerings including social programs, Aboriginal Head Start, abuse prevention and counselling, addictions and mental health outreach, pregnancy outreach, supported child development, infant development, emergency transitional and permanent housing.
CFS - Low-& Medium-Income Housing
Our portfolio consists of 43 subsidized units; 19 units non-subsidized units offered at below-market rent; and 33 units at our Eagles Nest location, where rates are set based on Social Assistance income. Almost all of the residents of Indigenous people.
CFS - Chiwid Transition House
A 16-bed unit that provides a haven for women and their children who have been physically, sexually, and/or emotionally abused. The Transition House provides counselling, education and support for women and children in such programs as: in-house group meetings and one-to-one counselling sessions with a contracted therapist.
CFS - Shelter Services
The shelter provides no cost overnight accommodation to transients and those temporarily without housing and in crisis situations. The Shelter has thirty beds including a family unit.
CFS - Aboriginal Addictions and Mental Health Outreach
Aboriginal clients who are dealing with addictions and mental health issues will be assisted in their daily challenges and life-skills on an as-needed basis.
Mental Health Liaison
This program is to assist Aboriginal individuals who are dealing with mental health issues. The Mental Health Worker will provide this service to individuals and their families who live in Williams Lake and the surrounding area.
Located at 228 South Third Avenue, Williams Lake, BC
Aboriginal Child and Youth Mental Health Program
Using a holistic approach, which matches the individual’s needs and beliefs, the Aboriginal Child and Youth Wellness team will work with, children, youth and their families to promote wellness for those suffering from multiple barriers, social, emotional and/or behavioural disorders.
Aboriginal Child & Youth Mental Health Program is located at 228 South Third Avenue, Williams Lake, BC