Support Services for Families with FASD

A community-based outreach service designed to build on strengths and reduce risk factors of a child or young person living with FASD or a similair neurodevelopmental condition probable or diagnosed. 

Helps build the capacity of their families to provide ongoing nurturing care for their children.

Key workers operate in a guide role to provide families with a variety of services including:

  • Assistance with IHCAN assessment recommendations
  • In-home support services
  • Education and consultation services 
  • Supporting educational planning and assistance accessing community resources
  • Also offers a Parent Support component

Referrals need to come from parent/caregiver self-referrals, Interior Health service providers, others specializing in FASD assessments, MCFD Guardianship social workers (for a child in care) and/or other professionals including pediatricians and child psychiatrists, school district staff and parent / caregiver self-referrals.

Serves families in the West Kootenay

Address / Contact Info

ARC Programs
625 Columbia Avenue Castlegar, BCV1N 4G9
Program Director : Candice Henriques

Phone Numbers

Program Director: (250)763-2977 ext 120
ARC Kootenay Office: (250) 365-5800
Fax: (250) 365-5811

Web Links

Location Map

This program was last updated on: 24 Oct 2023.