FASD Youth/Young Adult Mentor
Assisting youth and young adults diagnosed with or suspected of having FASD.
The FASD program assists people diagnosed with or suspected of having a Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) and helps the individuals gain the skills required to navigate education, employment, social situations, and if applicable, independent living.
An Accessible Community-Based Program
Ages 10 to 22
The program is open to youth and young adults aged 10 to 22.
The program is funded by the South East Alberta FASD Network (SEAFAN). There are no costs for participants.
Youth and young adults graduate from the program when they have achieved all self-identified goals or turn 22 years of age.
Referrals to the program can be made by anyone, including self-referral.
What to Expect
The program aims to support youth and young adults to achieve their self-identified goals. To do this, a mentor offers the participant the ability to ensure basic needs are met that life and social skills are further developed. The mentor provides the participants conflict resolution support and provides supports and strategies to caregivers.
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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