Assessment and Resource Service

6817 Burton Street, Powell River V8A 1Y2

604 485 2800  Email  Fax: 604 485 2830

Gary Reid, Coordinator/Counsellor

Lesley Thorsell, Administrative Assistant

Brooke Alexander, Administrative Assistant
Hours: 9 - 5 Weekdays

A program supported by union and management designed to assist employees and dependent family members and retirees of our Global Funders to resolve a wide range of personal problems; mandate is to assess, refer to the best resource, provide short-term counselling, and then follow-up as necessary.

Family Justice Services, Powell River

Provincial Courthouse
#13 - 6953 Alberni Street
Powell River  V8A 2B8

Marc Lavertu  Family Justice Worker  604 485 3605

Part of a network of family justice centres across the province who are staffed by mediators certified by Mediation Canada to assist families undergoing separation or divorce with issues related to child custody, access, guardianship, and child support or spousal support.

Family Preservation & Reunification Services (PDF)

Child, Youth & Family Services Society (CYFSS)

#202, 7373 Duncan Street Powell River  V8A 1W6

604 485 3090  Email  Fax: 604 485 4215

Office Hours: 8:30 - 4:30 Weekdays

Parent training & support services for families who are experiencing complex problems that may be multi-generational and include such difficulties as historical abuse, grief & loss, a high degree or conflict &/or substance abuse.  Services are provided in-centre or in the family’s natural setting, as appropriate.  Includes supervised access and homemaker services as directed by the Ministry of Children & Family Development.  Referral through the ministry.

Victim Services, Powell River

Victim Services in Powell River is made up of two non-profit organizations, Powell River & Region Transition House Society and the Powell River Community Services Association. Both organizations are dedicated to providing a safe haven from violence for all women and their children, and to educate the community about issues of violence and abuse in relationships.

Youth Forensics Counselling

Child, Youth & Family Services Society (CYFSS)

#202, 7373 Duncan Street V8A 1W6

604 485 3090  Email  Fax: 604 485 4215

Office Hours: 8:30 - 4:30 Weekdays

Counselling services for young offenders, including clinical intervention, Youth Substance Abuse Management (Y-SAM) program and Youth Violence Intervention (Y-VIP) program.

Counselling Services

Non-profit programs in Powell River that offer counselling for a range of purposes.

See also:  Addiction ServicesMental HealthViolence & Abuse

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