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Family Preservation

Giving families and children supports and skills to thrive together.

The Family Preservation program is based on the principles of indigenous and multicultural experience, connection, collaboration, continuous improvement, strength-based perspective, family preservation, child development, trauma-informed services, and dealing with loss and grief. 

An Accessible Program to Keep Families Together

Ages 14 to 17 

The program is open to youth aged 14 to 17.

No Fees

The program is funded by the Ministry of Children’s Services. There are no costs for participants.

No Commitment

Involvement in the program is voluntary, the youth or family may choose to leave services at any time.

Open Referral

Referrals to the program can be made by anyone, including self-referral.

What to Expect

The Family Preservation program aims to support youth, parents and caregivers with skill development and connection. Tailored, culturally relevant supports may include, but are not limited to, conflict resolution, parenting, daily living, social isolation and community connection, addiction and recovery, poverty and familial stability, dealing with trauma, grief, and loss and education related to disabilities and/or mental health conditions. 

Staff will support parents and caregivers to gain knowledge about parenting and child development that will assist participants with healthy social and emotional development.

How to Access the Program

Referrals are accepted from any community member, including self-referral.


Exit from the program is based on the achievement of goals. Participation is voluntary and someone can stop accessing services at anytime.

McMan's core values of commitment, trust, respect, empathy, and genuineness are ingrained in each portion of service delivery.


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