What is Wrap Around?

Wrap around programs maintain that the family’s perspective should have the most prominent place in the design of mental health services for an individual child and that care decisions should be based on tapping into a child’s strengths.

What the Program Offers

The Children’s Wellness Program offers services that assist children and their families to address child’s behavioral and mental health needs. These services consist of a holistic approach that addresses the physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual needs of the child.

Services available:

  • One-on-one Counselling
  • Advocacy
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Peer Mentoring
  • Cultural Awareness
  • Recreational Activities

Additional components the program addresses:

  • Prevention
  • Early Intervention
  • Education
  • Health Promotion
  • Group Counselling
  • Aftercare Support

Programming Available:

  • Girl Power
  • Honouring the Voices of Children
  • Street Wolf
  • Junior Vision Circle
  • Walk and Talk
  • Hand Drum Circle
  • Summer Camp

Please contact the Children’s Wellness Worker at the Thunder Bay Indigenous Friendship Centre for more information! (807) 345-5840 ext. 9083

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