The Friendship House Association of Prince Rupert is an inclusive organization that exists to provide programs and services to the community at large, with an emphasis on the needs of the First Nations People in the areas of education, culture, health and recreation.
FHAPR - Youth Justice Program
The Youth Justice Program consists of three central components: Case Aide Worker, Community Service Work, and Intensive Supervision and Support. The Case Aide Worker provides short-term assistance to youth so that they may remain in their community while receiving assistance with individual goals, needs and requirements. During this time, youth are encouraged and guided to develop positive and wholesome lifestyle skills that can be beneficial throughout their years.
FHAPR - Alcohol and Drug Counselling
This program works with clients in a highly private and confidential one-on-one sessions, where we provide: support; relapse education, coping strategies, treatment planning (including both detox and treatment centres throughout B.C., assessments, referrals to other programs (both in the Friendship House and other agencies/programs), suicide and crisis intervention, prevention programs, childhood trauma counselling, and sexual abuse counselling.
FHAPR - Aama Goot Women's Wellness
Aama Goot strives to provide health-related information, services and referrals in a holistic multi-directional manner that is respectful of each women’s current condition. Each woman will be viewed as the primary influence in her family and any positive change in her mental, physical, spiritual and emotional health. Aama Goot endeavours to increase awareness of health risk factors and available resources, stress management and relationship skills for an overall development of self-advocacy which is considered to be a primary area of focus.
FHAPR - Mental Health Outreach
This service offers confidential meetings, referrals, advocacy and workshops to individuals who are expressing an interest in a quest for personal healing. The coordinator stays current with constant research on various mental health issues in order to provide clients with support for guidance in healthier lifestyle choices and a path to more fulfilling relationships.