Lethbridge Family Services 2001-2007

 

From 2001- 2007 this was the website for the Lethbridge Family Services .
The content below is from the site's 2001-2008 archived pages.
The current website for the Lethbridge Family Services can be found at https://www.lfsfamily.ca/ with all the most up to date information on the services they offer.

1107 2A Avenue N
Lethbridge, Alberta
T1H 0E6

Facility Telephone
403-327-5724

We believe that the family, more than any other institution, shapes the personality and character of every person. We also believe that the nature of life in society is, in a large part, determined by the quality of family life. Every individual, regardless of circumstances is a family member. Lethbridge Family Services is committed to assisting individuals and family units to improve their functioning at home, at work and in the community. This is achieved by understanding and dealing adequately with situation that adversely affect their lives.

Lethbridge Family Services is a private, non-profit community agency dedicated to providing services to those in need, regardless of economic status.
The Agency takes an active role in the development of societal conditions which encourage healthy family life through inter-agency cooperation and community planning.
Lethbridge Family Services is governed by a voluntary Board of Directors and managed by a professional staff. The Agency is fully accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Services to Family and Children.

 

DaCapo Services Program

Our unique service delivery fosters proactive, innovative results to  individuals and families affected by brain injury, developmental disabilities, and/or alcohol related birth disorders.

We are a professional team dedicated to empowering growth, choice and independence. By utilizing community resources and each individuals network, we create opportunities that maximize personal potential.

DaCapo is an Italian "musical' term that means to "repeat from the beginning'. The goal of the program is to increase and/or maintain independence and encourage integration within the community. Individuals are assisted as much as possible in assuming and exercising control over their own lives and circumstances.

Counselling Department

Mission Statement

We believe in the right of clients to maximize their full and unique potential for healthy living through our professional, effective and accountable services.

We believe that staff of Lethbridge Family Services are a valuable and integral part of the agency's health and well-being.

On April 1, 2000, Lethbridge Family Services began providing service through the Counselling Department.   The Department was a part of the Counselling and Education Department, but was designated its own department when Lethbridge Family Services was awarded the contract to provide services to immigrants and refugees which was combined with the Outreach and Educational services.

The Counselling Department is funded by a wide range of funding sources, including Sun Country Children's Authority, United Way of Lethbridge and District, Employment Assistance Programs, third party funders, client fees, and short term government initiatives.

The Counselling Department offers a full continuum of services, providing individual, couple, family counselling and therapy groups. The Department divides its service delivery into General Counselling, Sexual and Domestic Violence - Adults, Sexual and Domestic Violence - Children, Employee Assistance Programs (E.A.P.) 

 

Outreach and Educational Services

Mission Statement

We believe in the right of clients to maximize their full and unique potential for healthy living through our professional, effective and accountable services.
We believe that staff of Lethbridge Family Services are a valuable and integral part of the agency's health and well-being.

The Outreach and Educational Services is primarily funded by the Alberta Mental Health Board and Lethbridge Life Long Learning. It offers presentations/workshops and personal growth groups on a variety of topics. Outreach services focuses on providing individual support services for those affected by a suicide and a sexual assault as well as community networking with key agencies and community members to facilitate a stronger community. 

 

Immigrant Services


 Mission Statement

 To promote independence and integration of immigrants and refugees to Canada by providing support services in obtaining skills and knowledge for long-term success at home, school, work and in the community. 

On April 1, 2000, Lethbridge Family Services began providing service through the Immigrant Services Program. It is funded by Citizenship and Immigration Canada and Alberta Human Resources and Employment.

Immigrant Services provides information and orientation, interpretation and translation,community referrals, support services, public awareness and community initiatives. 

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