Children's Outreach Program

True North Society


Description
Provides longer-term outreach services for children and adolescents who have been exposed to family violence and abuse.

Service offers:

  • longer-term outreach support to children and adolescents experiencing a variety of difficulties including grief and loss, separation and divorce, anxiety, depression, attention deficit hyperactive disorder (ADHD) / attention deficit disorder (ADD), and other school adjustment issues
  • expanded services to children and adolescents, who are often the biggest victims of domestic abuse even though they are smallest in the family
  • support may be offered within an office setting or over the phone depending on circumstances

Key Provider: outreach workers
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to:
  • residents of Strathmore and the surrounding rural community
  • 17 years and younger
  • who have been exposed to family violence and abuse
  • or are experiencing difficulties such as grief and loss, separation and divorce, anxiety, depression, attention deficit hyperactive disorder (ADHD) / attention deficit disorder (ADD), and other school adjustment issues
Children and adolescents who have been exposed to family violence and abuse are given priority, but the program supports children experiencing a variety of difficulties.
Application Process
Service Access: By Appointment, To access service:
  • parent / caregivers of potential clients should call for assessment, intake, and appointment time
  • and reference Children's Outreach Program when speaking with a staff member
  • self-referrals are accepted
Calgary residents will be reffered to local agencies.
Referral Process: No


Waiting Period: Yes,

There may be a waiting period and the waitlist varies depending on availability of children's outreach worker. 


Toll Free
1-877-934-6634
Telephone
403-934-6634
Web Site
https://truenorthab.com/
Email
general@truenorthab.com
Languages
English
Fees
Fee: No


Fee Reduction: No


Membership Fee: No


Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes - Main floor only
Other disabled access: No -
Topic(s)
Last Verified On
November 8, 2023
Location
Strathmore
Hours of Operation

Program hours vary. Phone line is 24 hours.