Children Who Witness Abuse (CWWA) - Salmo

Serves children and youth, between the ages of 3 and 18, who have witnessed abuse, threats or violence in the home.

Counsellor works with children and youth, individually and in groups, to support and facilitate the expression of feelings, teach healthy ways of expressing anger, teach safety skills and strategies and build self-confidence.

Also provides education, support and counselling to the parents and caregivers of these children and youth as well as offering school-based education activities designed to prevent violence

Address / Contact Info

Salmo Community Resource Society (SCRS) Salmo Community Services Centre
311 Railway Avenue Salmo, BCV0G 1Z0
Mailing address:
Box 39
Salmo, BC
V0G 1Z0

Phone Numbers

Phone : (250) 357-2277
Fax : (250) 357-2385

Hours of Operation

Regular hours: Office hours: Monday to Thursday: 9am to 12 noon; 1 to 4pm

Web Links

Location Map

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This program was last updated on 16 Mar 2017.