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Family Support Worker

This worker is a liaison with First Nations Communities and the Ministry of Children and Families. The focus is to provide support to families and individuals. This includes assessing the clients needs, referring them to the appropriate community agency, and accompanying them as necessary.

Crisis intervention is also provided for both families and individuals in the case of suicide, medical, financial, emotional and legal issues. Follow-up of all Aboriginal children in care including the foster families and parents/extended families is also provided.

The worker networks with other community agencies such as Income Assistance programs, Children and Family Services, Doctors, Lawyers, Community Law, Probation, Amata Transition House and the Courts. They also work to promote the integration of First Nations people in all communities.

The worker is an important source of legal information and support, and will assist individuals to complete with a wide variety of government and inter-governmental forms.

This worker is on-call 24 hours a day- 7 days a week with MCFD/RCMP.


Quesnel Tillicum Society Native Friendship Centre
319 North Fraser Dr Quesnel BC V2J 1Y9

Phone: 250-992-8347
Fax: 250-992-5708
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