ARC Programs Ltd.

Collaborative Youth and Family Services Program

Contact Information
Office Phone 250.763.2977
Fax 250.763.6060
Primary Executive Shane Picken, Agency Director
Alternate Executive Patrick McIntosh, Director of Services
Description & Services
Service Details - Provides intensive, strength-based, solution-focused, short-term intervention for a small case load of youth (12-15 years old) and families, through an outreach family-centered approach  
- Facilitates integration in service delivery though collaboration with youth, families, MCFD social workers and other involved community services in the referral, intake, assessment, service planning, case management and evaluation process
Eligibility Ages: 12 year(s) - 15 year(s)
How to Apply Referrals to the program are made directly from MCFD social workers, and youth referred to this program should be: 
- Between the ages of 12 years and 15 years (specific exceptions could be made if the youth and family meet other criteria) 
- Be residing at home or have recently left the family home (family home can be described in broad terms) 
- Considered to be in conflict with their family, such that their continued residency and care by the family may be at risk, and have a  
willingness to resolve that conflict 
- Reside in the Central Okanagan area 
- May have secondary issues including but not limited to substance misuse, criminal behaviour, mental health issues, school  
challenges, etc. 
Families referred to this program should be willing to engage in and commit to an intensive intervention process
Cost None
Address & Map
513 Bernard Ave
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6N9
Located In Community Kelowna
Major Intersection Bernard Ave and Eliis St
Other Details
Languages English