Contact Information
Office Phone Kelowna: 250.712.3609  
Vernon: 250.549.5404
Fax Kelowna: 250.712.3671
E-Mail mcf.childrenyouthspecialneeds@gov.bc.ca
Website www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/health/managing-your-health/healthy-women-children/child-behaviour-development/special-needs
Additional Info www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/family-social-supports/youth-and-family-services/special-needs-supports-for-families
Primary Contact Bren Currie, Team Leader, Okanagan Service Delivery Area
Description & Services
Service Details - Provides a range of support for families of children and youth with a diagnosis of a developmental disability, a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder or who are eligible for the At Home Program 
- Services are intended to help promote children's healthy development, maximize quality of life and assist families in their role as primary caregivers 
- Not all Family Support Services are available in every community 
 
Services: 
- Respite Services: Provides funding directly to families to purchase the respite services that best meet their needs 
- Professional Support Services: Provides specialized support services by qualified professionals including assessment, training, counselling, planning and other supports to children, families and caregivers 
- Child and Youth Care Worker: Provides a specialized child-care worker who assists the child to learn social and life skills, and/or to support the family to learn parenting/child management skills 
- Parent Support Program: Provides a range of services to assist parents and/or children to develop skills and access information and community programs, and may include parent support groups, parent skills training, counselling, life skills and organized activities 
- Homemaker Support: Provides home support services including direct care of children and training in household management skills on a short term, on-going, intermittent or as needed basis 
- Behavioural Support: Provides consultation, training, and development and monitoring of individualized positive behaviour support plans for children and youth and their families
Hours Mon-Fri: 9:00am - 12:00pm and 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Location
Address & Map
1340 Ellis St
Kelowna, BC
Canada V1Y 9R9
Located In Community British Columbia
Other Details
Languages English ; Interpretive Services