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    Strongest Families Institute

    267 Cobequid Road, Suite 200
    Lower Sackville, Nova Scotia, Canada
    B4C 4E6

    Toll-free phone: 1-866-470-7111
    Fax: 1-866-470-7222

    For general inquiries, client inquiries or contact one of your staff members, please fill out fields to the left and a staff member will respond.  

    Media Inquiries Only: 902-449-6560 or amshannon@strongestfamilies.com

    For technical support related to our online programs (web and mobile apps) please email us at clientsupport@strongestfamilies.com.

     

    How To Refer


    Strongest Families Programs are currently offered in the following provinces/areas. Please note that not all programs are offered in all areas.  To help you find out if a program is available in your area, please navigate to the map feature below and enter your provincial details.  From here, you should receive a list of the programs that are near you.

    Please click on your province and call the appropriate phone number for your area to inquire about making a referral to Strongest Families Institute.

    Alberta

    To access one of our programs in your area, please call the number below in your community.

    Calgary zone & Rural Mental Health Clinics- Programs Available are Parents Empowering Kids, Chase Worries Away, Defeat Anxiety. 

    If you’re located in one of the areas below, please contact Access Mental Health at (403) 943-1500 (Ext 1) to access our programs.

    • Strathmore Addiction & Mental Health Clinic
    • Airdrie Mental Health Clinic – Provincial Bldg
    • High River Addiction & Mental Health Clinic
    • Banff Community Health Centre
    • Canmore Provincial Bldg
    • Chestermere Health Centre
    • Okotoks Mental Health Centre
    • Cochrane Community Health Centre

    Edmonton Zone - Programs Available are Parents Empowering Kids, Chase Worries Away, Defeat Anxiety, Dry Night Ahead.

    Calgary Rural Primary Care Network. Programs Available are Parents Empowering Kids, Chase Worries Away, Defeat Anxiety, Dry Night Ahead. 

    • Contact: (403) 901-0142

    Regional Collaborative Service Delivery. Programs Available are Parents Empowering Kids, Chase Worries Away, Defeat Anxiety, Dry Night Ahead. 

    • Southwest Regional Collaborative Service Delivery (including Piikani Nation School)
      Referrals are made through the school divisions, please speak to a counseling lead in your school division
    • Central East Regional Collaborative Service Delivery, Contact: Scott McLean at scott.mclean@ghsd75.ca
    British Columbia

    To access one of our programs in your area, please call the number below in your community or us directly at 1-866-470-7111 option 1 for English, 1 again for main line

    Programs available are Parents Empowering Kids, Chase Worries Away, and Defeat Anxiety. 

    • Penticton: Student Support Services from child/youth’s school
    • Penticton: Child Youth Mental Health: 250-487-4422
    Manitoba

    To access one of our programs in your area, please call the number below in your community.

    Programs available include: Parents Empowering Kids, Chase Worries Away, Defeat Anxiety, Dry Nights Ahead, Chase Pain Away

     

    New Brunswick

    To access one of our programs in your area, please call the number below in your community or us directly at 1-866-470-7111 option 1 for English, 1 again for main line.

    Province-wide the programs available include Parents Empowering Kids, Parents Empowering Kids - The Early Years, Chase Worries Away, Defeat Anxiety, Dry Nights Ahead. 

    Referrals can be made, province-wide, through schools and Child and Youth Family Services.

    • Teachers, guidance counselors, principals, Education Support Services (ESS). Please speak to any of these professionals within the school to make a referral.
    • Child and Youth teams within Integrated Service Delivery (ISD)
    Newfoundland & Labrador

    To access one of our programs in your area, please call the number below in your community or us directly at 1-866-470-7111 option 1 for English, 1 again for main line

    Province-wide the programs available include Parents Empowering Kids, Parents Empowering Kids - The Early Years, Chase Worries Away, Defeat Anxiety, Dry Nights Ahead, ICAN Adult Anxiety & Depression. 

    Clients can enroll directly for our ICAN Adult (18+) Anxiety & Depression program. Referral Form

    Clients can enroll directly for our Parents Empowering Kids - The Early Years program.  Referral Form

    • Referrals in Newfoundland and Labrador can be made by:
      • Professionals working in Mental Health and Addictions (please see list of phone numbers below for the Regional Health Authorities)
      • Child and Youth Family Services
      • Schools (teachers, guidance counsellors and school psychologists)
      • Nurses
      • Physicians
      • Social Workers
      • Other professionals working with children and youth

      Eastern Regional Health Authority
      Website: Eastern Regional Health Authority

      • St. John’s: (709) 777-2200
      • Bonavista: (709) 468-5318
      • Clarenville: (709) 466-5700
      • Burin: (709) 891-5025

      Central Regional Health Authority
      Website: Central Regional Health Authority

      • Gander: (709) 256-2500
      • Grand Falls-Windsor: (709) 292-2500
      • Central Health Corporate Office: (709) 292-2138

      Western Regional Health Authority
      Website: Western Regional Health Authority

      • Corner Brook: (709) 637-5000
      • Stephenville: (709) 643-8740

      Labrador-Grenfell Regional Health Authority
      Website: Labrador-Grenfell Regional Health Authority

      • St. Anthony: (709) 454-3333
      • Happy Valley-Goose Bay: (709) 897-2000
      • Labrador City: (709) 944-2632
    Northwest Territories

    To access one of our programs in your area, please call the number below in your community or us directly at 1-866-470-7111 option 1 for English, 1 again for main line”

    Province-wide the programs available include Parents Empowering Kids, Chase Worries Away, Defeat Anxiety, Dry Nights Ahead, ICAN Adult Anxiety & Depression.

    • Beaufort-Delta Region:
      • Aklavik – (867) 978-2941
      • Fort McPherson – (867) 952-2245, ext. 2; (867) 952-2245, ext. 3
      • Inuvik – (867) 777-8101
      • Paulatuk (via Inuvik) – (867) 777-8101
      • Sachs Harbour
        (Child, Youth and Family Counsellor (via Ulukhaktok)) – (867) 396-3024
      • Sachs Harbour(Wellness Worker) – (867) 690-4181
      • Tsiigehtchic (via Fort McPherson) – (867) 952-2245, ext. 2;(867) 952-2245, ext. 3
      • Tuktoyaktuk (Child, Youth and Family Counsellor) – (867) 977-2511, ext. 3
      • Tuktoyaktuk (Wellness Worker) – (867) 977-2511, ext. 5
      • Ulukhaktok (Holman)- (867) 396-3024
    • Dehcho Region:
      • Fort Liard – (867) 770-4770
      • Fort Providence – (867) 699-3421
      • Fort Simpson – (867) 695-2293
      • Hay River Reserve (via Fort Providence) – (867) 699-3421
      • Jean Marie River (via Fort Simpson) – (867) 695-2293
      • Kakisa (via Fort Providence) – (867) 699-3421
      • Nahanni Butte (via Fort Liard) – (867) 770-4770
      • Sambaa K’e (via Fort Simpson) – (867) 695-2293
      • Wrigley (via Fort Simpson) – (867) 695-2293
    • Fort Smith:
      • Fort Smith – (867) 872-6310
    • Hay River:
      • Enterprise (via Hay River) – (867) 874-2446
      • Hay River – (867) 874-2446
    • Sahtu Region:
      • Colville Lake (via Norman Wells) – (867) 444-6717
      • Délįnę – (867) 589-5545
      • Fort Good Hope – (867) 598-2059
      • Norman Wells – (867) 444-6717
      • Tulita – (867) 588-4019
    • Tłıchǫ Region:
      • Behchokǫ̀ – (867) 392-3005
      • Gamètì (via Behchokǫ̀) – (867) 392-3005
      • Wekweètì (via Behchokǫ̀) – (867) 392-3005
      • Whatì (via Behchokǫ̀) – (867) 392-3005
    • Yellowknife Region:
      • Dettah/Ndilo – (867) 920-2925
      • Fort Resolution – (867) 394-4511
      • Lutselk’e – (867) 370-3212
      • Yellowknife – (867) 767-9110
    Nova Scotia

    To access one of our programs in your area, please call the number below

    Programs available include:  Parents Empowering Kids, Parents Empowering Kids - The Early Years, Chase Worries Away, Defeat Anxiety, Dry Nights Ahead.

    Ontario

    To access one of our programs in your area, please call the number below in your community.

    • North Simcoe Muskoka Local Integrated Health Network (LHIN)
      Referrals made through Barrie Community Health Centre via Family Physicians. Programs available include Parents Empowering Kids, Chase Worries Away, Defeat Anxiety. 
      Contact: (705) 734-9690 ext. 298
    • New Path - Programs available include Parents Empowering Kids, Chase Worries Away, Defeat Anxiety, Dry Nights Ahead.
      Contact: Central Intake (705) 725-7656 or attend one of the Walk-in Clinics (www.newpath.ca for a schedule)
    • EveryMind- Mental Health Services for Children & Youth (formerly Peel Children's Centre) – Centralized Intake. Programs available include Parents Empowering Kids, Chase Worries Away, Defeat Anxiety,  Contact: (905) 451-4655
    • Woodview Mental Health and Autism Services. Programs available include Parents Empowering Kids, Chase Worries Away, Defeat Anxiety, Dry Nights Ahead.  – Contact Brant
      Website: https://www.woodview.ca
      Contact: (519) 758-8228
    • Hands (Parry Sound and Nipissing).  Programs available include Parents Empowering Kids, Chase Worries Away, Defeat Anxiety, Dry Nights Ahead.
    • Haldimand-Norfolk REACH –Contact: 519-426-7604 Programs available include Parents Empowering Kids, Chase Worries Away, Defeat Anxiety
    • Lutherwood – Contact: 519-884-1470 Programs available include Parents Empowering Kids, Chase Worries Away, Defeat Anxiety, Dry Nights Ahead 

    Website: www.thefamilyhelpnetwork.ca – (for local phone numbers).                   Contact: info@handstfhn.ca

    • Chatham Kent Children’s Services. Programs available include Parents Empowering Kids, Chase Worries Away, Defeat Anxiety, Dry Nights Ahead.

    Contact: 519-352-0440 or call us directly at 1-866-470-7111

     

    Prince Edward Island

    To access one of our programs in your area, please call the number below in your community or us directly at 1-866-470-7111 option 1 for English, 1 again for main line

    Province-wide the programs available include Parents Empowering Kids, Parents Empowering Kids - The Early Year, Chase Worries Away, Defeat Anxiety, Dry Nights Ahead, ICAN Adult Anxiety & Depression.

    Clients can enroll directly for our ICAN Adult (18+) Anxiety program. Referral Form

    Clients can enroll directly for our Parents Empowering Kids - The Early Years program.  Referral Form

    • Montague: 902-838-0960 1
    • Summerside: 902-888-8180 65
    • Charlottetown: 902-368-4430 1
    • Alberton: 902-853-8670
    Quebec

    To access one of our programs in your area, please call the number below in your community.

    Province-wide the programs available include Parents Empowering Kids, Chase Worries Away, Defeat Anxiety, Dry Nights Ahead

    Montreal: Direction des programmes santé mentale et dépendances of the CIUSSS de l'ouest-de-l'Ile-de-Montréal SUB: CLSC DLL
    Saskatchewan

    Saskatchewan’s Northern Medical Services. 

    The following programs are available Parents Empowering Kids, Chase Worries Away, Defeat Anxiety, Dry Nights Ahead, ICAN Adult Anxiety & Depression.

    Referrals made by Physicians/Clinicians in the following areas:

    • Ile a la Crosse – Buffalo Narrows, Dillon, Patuanak, Beauva
    • La Loche – Turnor Lake
    • Stony Rapids – Font du Lac, Camsell Portage, Uranium City, Black Lake
    • Pelican Narrows – Deschambault Lake, Sandy Bay
    • La Ronge – Stanley Mission, Southend, Wollaston Lake, Pinehouse
    • For ICAN Adult Anxiety program: Referral Form

     

    Military

    If you are a military or veteran family and you would prefer to contact Strongest Families directly, rather than receiving a referral through your local MFRC, please call 1-866-470-7111.

    Programs available include Parents Empowering Kids, Chase Worries Away, Defeat Anxiety, Dry Nights Ahead, ICAN Adult Anxiety & Depression.

    Nova Scotia

    • Halifax & Region MFRC: 902-427-7775
    • Greenwood MFRC: 902-765-5900

    Newfoundland

    • St. John’s MFRC: 709-570-4617
    • Gander MFRC: 709-256-1703
    • Goose Bay MFRC: 709-896-6900

    Prince Edward Island

    • Charlottetown MFRC: 902-892-8999

    New Brunswick

    • Gagetown MFRC: 506-422-3352

    Quebec

    • Valcartier MFRC: 418-844-6060
    • Montreal MFRC: 450-462-8777
    • Bagotville MFRC: 418-677-7468

    Ontario

    • Kingston MFRC: 613-541-5010
    • Petawawa MFRC: 613-687-1641
    • Meaford MFRC: 519-538-1371
    • Trenton MFRC: 613-965-3575
    • Borden MFRC: 705-424-1200 ext. 3994
    • National Capital Region MFRC: 613-998-4888
    • Southwestern Ontario MFRC: 519-660-5366
    • Toronto MFRC: 416-633-6200
    • North Bay MFRC: 705-494-2011 ext. 2053

    Manitoba

    • Winnipeg MFRC: 204-833-2500 ext. 4500
    • Shilo MFRC: 204-765-3000 ext. 3352

    Saskatchewan

    • Central Saskatchewan MFRC: 306-492-2135 ext. 4266
    • Moose Jaw MFRC: 306-694-2222

    Northwest Territory

    • Yellowknife MFRC: 867-873-0700

    Alberta

    • Calgary MFRC: 403-410-2320
    • Edmonton MFRC: 780-973-4011
    • Cold Lake MFRC: 780-594-6006
    • Wainwright MFRC: 780-842-1363 ext. 1253
    • Suffield MFRC: 403-544-5567

    British Columbia

    • Esquimalt MFRC: 250-363–2640
    • Mainland BC MFRC: 604-225-2520 ext. 2518
    • Comox MFRC: 250-339-8211

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