Crossroads Family Services

Kinnect Family Program: Kinnect Intensive

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Description
Offers training and support for parents and guardians who have children / youth with high needs and behaviours.

Service provides:

  • training and support for parents and guardians who have children / youth with high needs and behaviours
  • a specialized, part-time, out-of-home living arrangement for youth while their guardians receive support and training

Program elements for guardians include:

  • an assigned family worker
  • weekly training and support group
  • collaborative work with the child / youth's team
  • family mediation
  • family therapeutic supports
  • regular meetings with a family worker with transfer skills into the family home

Program elements for children and youth include:

  • an assigned key worker
  • 3 nights per week at a staffed home (Kinnect House) or connected therapeutic host home
  • individual weekly therapeutic support
  • emotional regulation and behaviour skill development
  • behaviour interventions in collaboration with a team of clinicians and staff
  • regular outings and events to reinforce skills in the community
Key Provider: behaviour intervention specialists, clinicians, coaches, social workers
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to:
  • parents and guardians
  • who have children / youth with high needs and behaviours
Application Process
Service Access: See below, To access service:
  • call to speak to an intake co-ordinator
Program elements are provided in multiple locations around Edmonton.Referral Process: No

Waiting Period: Yes,

Wait times vary.

Toll Free
1-877-430-7715
Telephone
780-430-7715
Telephone
780-893-9715 (Emergency)
Fax
780-730-7778
Web Site
http://www.crossroadsfs.ca
Email
main@crossroadsfs.ca
Languages
English
Fees
Fee: Yes,

Services are paid via direct billing to Family Support for Children with Disabilities (FSCD). Contact for more details.

Fee Reduction: No
Membership Fee: No
Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes - Other disabled access: N/A -
Legal Status
Registered Not-For-Profit
Topic(s)
Last Updated On
August 13, 2021
Address
1207 91 Street SW
Edmonton, AB, T6X 1E9
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