Central Okanagan


Community Living Home Share Program

Home Share is a type of Community Living British Columbia (CLBC) funded home support that supports adults to live as fully and independently as possible in their home.

Community Living Services

The Personal Supports Initiative (PSI) and Developmental Disability (DD) Community Living Services programs provide services that focus on shared living, outreach support, community inclusion, employment skills and life skills development.

Specialized Homes and Support Services

This approaches from an attachment-based and developmental lens for youth-in-care who have complex support needs in a staffed home-based setting. All youth served are in the care of MCFD.

Collaborative Youth & Family Services

This program provides intensive, strengths-based, short-term intervention, support, and counselling to assist youth ages 12-15 to reintegrate into and/or to remain in their family home.

School Based Mental Health Support

The program serves secondary school students having difficulty with low or unstable mood, anxiety, extreme stress, or those who have a formal diagnosis of a mood, anxiety or thought disorder affecting their emotional, social, mental, and academic functioning.

Child and Youth Mental Health (CYMH) Family Treatment Program

The program provides intensive home and community-based counselling, psychoeducation and individualized support services for children and youth ages 6-18 and their families experiencing difficulties associated with their child or youth’s mental health.

Elementary School Based Mental Health

The program serves children experiencing challenges with social, emotional, and mental functioning often associated with low or unstable mood and/or anxiety.

Boundaries Program

The Boundaries program provides intensive individualized support for youth between the ages of 12 and 18 who have been convicted of a serious offence and who are directed to attend for treatment counselling and/or a Residential Attendance Program, under the Youth Criminal Justice Act.

Concurrent Program

The Concurrent Program is delivered in partnership with the School District 23 alternative schools to provide counselling for at-risk youth aged 13-18 who need support to address substance use, mental health, and related concerns. Service can be provided in schools or via outreach, depending on the needs of the individual.

Choices/ Intensive Support and Supervision Program (ISSP) Youth Justice Programs

The youth justice programs provide a two-stream alternative-to-custody sentencing option for youth in conflict with the law, as well as a young offender community intervention service. Service options vary by geographic area.

Changes School-Based Outreach Substance Use Counselling Services

The School-Based Outreach Substance program provides a continuum of intervention services including assessment, service planning, counselling, and service coordination for referred youth.

Youth Services

The Youth Services program provides case management and service coordination to assist unhoused, high-risk youth aged 16-18 on an MCFD Youth Agreement who are disenfranchised from their families and other community supports to address barriers to independence.

Changes Youth Justice Substance Use Counseling Services

The Changes Youth Justice program is an outpatient treatment service provided to youth 12-18 years old who have been convicted of a criminal offence, and who experience difficulties with their substance use.