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Specialized Support Programs and Services


Abuse


Women's Resource Society
604-852-6008
Offer various programs and support for women and children who have experienced abuse in their relationships, including transition house, outreach programs, children who witness abuse programs, etc.
Education & Support for Child Abuse Prevention (ESCAP)
Abbotsford Community Services
2420 Montrose Avenue
604-859-7681 Ext 209


Advocacy


East Fraser Family Justice Centre
Ministry of Attorney General, Justice Services Branch
306-32555 Simon Ave
604-851-7055


Behaviour/Mental Health


Child & Youth Mental Health
Ministry of Children & Family Development
2nd Floor-2828 Cruickshank Street
604-870-5880
Available for meetings with children and families; deal with issues such as family conflict, self-esteem, and behavioral problems; provide on site counselling when necessary; provide families with resources available or refer parents to proper agencies.


Crisis Line
1-877-820-7444


Supported Child Care Program
Fraser Valley Child Development Centre
102-32885 Ventura
604-852-2686 Ext 228
Consultation, monitoring and other direct services to children with developmental delays, behavioural, cognitive, and physical challenges, and exceptional health care needs.


Brain Injury


Fraser Valley Brain Injury Association (FVBIA)
204-2890 Garden Street
604-557-1913
www.fvbia.org
Fraser Valley Brain Injury Association is a charitable organization that has been offering support and services to people with acquired brain injuries and their families since 1997. Their mission is to improve the quality of life for people with acquired brain injuries and to promote brain injury awareness and prevention.


Child and Youth Officer for BC


Jane Morley, 1-800-476-3933
www.gov.bc.ca/cyo
The Child and Youth Officer and her team support, observe and advise children and youth in B.C.


Computer Access Programs


Abbotsford Community Services
2420 Montrose Avenue
604-859-7681


John MacLure Community School
2990 Oriole Crescent
604-859-6919


Internet / Computer Access
Post office, Public Libraries


Drug and Alcohol Help


Abbotsford Addictions Centre
Abbotsford Community Services
2420 Montrose Avenue
604-850-5106


Peardonville House
29491 Huntington Road
604-856-3966
Residential treatment for chemically-dependent women 19 years of age and older. Employs holistic, biopsychosocial, and 12-step approaches. Children are welcome if under school age; fully licensed child care centre on site.


Kinghaven Treatment Centre
31250 King Road
1-877-864-0039 or 604-864-0039
Residential treatment for men ages 19 and over, who are chemically dependent or have a concurrent disorder. Referral required; intake hours are 8:30 am to 4 pm Monday to Friday.


Epilepsy


The Fraser Valley Epilepsy Society
34081 Cyril Street
604-853-7399
www.epilepsy.ca


ESL Programs


ESL Programs
Abbotsford Community Services
2420 Montrose Avenue
604-859-7681


There are also a number of private facilities, please refer to 'Language Schools Section' of the Yellow Pages.


Safety


Emergency: Dial 911


Abbotsford Police Department
2838 Justice Way
604-859-5225


Abbotsford Community Policing
4-34194 Marshall Road
604-864-4814
Community Policing offers child identification and safety education.


Abbotsford Block Parents
604-864-4814
The local police and volunteer parents work together to ensure safety for children in their neighbourhoods.


Abbotsford Fire Rescue Service
604-853-3566
Fire Rescue Service offers free car seat checks and the Child and Youth Fire Setting Intervention Program.


Abbotsford Safer City
Margaret Turner 604-864-5611
Safer City is responsible for making all types of road safety in the community a priority through engineering, planning, enforcement, and community initiatives.


Special Needs


Star Club Special Needs Activity Program
Abbotsford Community Services
Evie Andres 604-859-2919
www.abbotsfordcommunityservices.com
starclub@telus.net
An activity program for special needs children and youth.


Include all children in opportunities to develop their talents, skills and dreams. Let no child be shut out.