For My Family

Eligibility criteria

For children (6-12 years old), living in Surrey who are looking for recreational and leadership opportunities.

Can you access it directly?

Yes

Other referral options

Referrals are also accepted from a variety of sources, including - but not limited to, community or health professionals and other agencies.

Eligibility criteria

For youth (16-26 years old), living in Surrey who are homeless or seriously at risk of becoming homeless, and want to secure and sustain housing.

Can you access it directly?

Yes

Other referral options

Including but not limited to other community or health professionals, other agencies.

Eligibility criteria

For youth (13-18 years old) living in Surrey, who are in conflict with the law and have bail or supervised court orders and want to learn strategies on how to choose a lifestyle alternative to crime.

Can you access it directly?

No

Other referral options

Probation Officer referral is required to participate in the program.

Eligibility criteria

For youth (16 to 19 years old) living in Surrey, who are looking to develop life skills and become more independent.

Can you access it directly?

No

Other referral options

Please contact the Ministry of Children and Family Development for a referral.

Eligibility criteria

For government or privately-sponsored refugee families with children (6 years old and under), wanting to learn about parenting in a Canadian context.

Can you access it directly?

Yes

Other referral options

Referrals are also accepted from a variety of sources, including - but not limited to, community or health professionals, other community agencies, parents, school counsellors and other settlement agencies.

Eligibility criteria

For expectant or new mothers (13 to 19 years old ) with children (0 to 3 years old), who qualify for a child care subsidy and wish to complete their high school education.

Can you access it directly?

Yes

Other referral options

Referrals are also accepted from - but not limited to, other other community or health professionals, community agencies, parents, and school counsellors.

Eligibility criteria

For children (3-18 years old) living in Surrey who have experienced sexual abuse or where sexual abuse is suspected.

Can you access it directly?

Yes

Other referral options

You may register for this program directly.

Referrals are also accepted from a variety of sources, including but not limited to: community or health professionals, other agencies, parents, and school counsellors.

To register, make a referral or for general inquiries, please call 604.584.5811 ext 1301 and ask for the Sexual Abuse Intake Worker. Our intake requirements are based on current provincial guidelines for sexual abuse intervention programs.

Eligibility criteria

For children and youth (3-18 years old) living in Surrey, White Rock and Langley who have made a suicide attempt or may be at risk of doing so.

Can you access it directly?

Yes

Other referral options

You may register for this program directly.

Referrals are also accepted from a variety of sources, including but not limited to: community or health professionals, other agencies, parents, and school counsellors.

To register, make a referral or for general inquiries, please call 604.584.5811 and ask for the SPEAC Intake Worker.

Eligibility criteria

For families with children (18 years old and under) living in Surrey, who are looking for free, short-term counselling and support.

Can you access it directly?

No

Other referral options

A referral to this program is required.

To request a referral, please call the Ministry of Children and Family Development intake line:
Metro Vancouver: 604.660.4927 |  Toll-free in BC: 1.800.663.9122

Eligibility criteria

For parents, grandparents or caregivers of children 0-6 years old, who want to connect with other families, learn from Early Childhood Educators, and more.

Can you access it directly?

Yes

Other referral options

Including but not limited to other community or health professionals, other agencies.

Eligibility criteria

For parents with children (up to 6 years old), who are interested in improving their parenting techniques.

Can you access it directly?

Yes

Other referral options

Referrals are accepted from various sources, including -  but not limited to, other community or health professionals and community agencies.

Eligibility criteria

For parents, grandparents or caregivers of children (birth to 5 years old) who are looking for a support group, focused on parenting issues.

Can you access it directly?

Yes

Other referral options

Referrals are also accepted from various sources, including - but not limited to, other community or health professionals and agencies.

Eligibility criteria

For pregnant or new mothers with children up to 6 months old living in Surrey, Delta and White Rock who are looking for information, support and groups for pregnant or new parents experiencing challenges.

Can you access it directly?

Yes

Other referral options

Referrals are also accepted from a variety of sources, including - but not limited to, other community or health professionals and agencies.

Eligibility criteria

For refugees and immigrants 19+ and their children living in Surrey and Delta who have multiple needs (health, housing, financial, etc.) and significant integration barriers (language, education, lifeskills, etc.).

Client Eligibility

The program serves high-needs/risk immigrant youth, adults and families. Program eligibility is based on both:

a) immigration status, and
b) the complexity, multiplicity and severity of the barriers faced by potential clients

Immigration Status

The program is open to:

a) Permanent Residents of Canada
b) Protected Persons as defined in Section 95 of the Immigrant and Refugee Protection Act
c) Individuals who have been selected by Canada to become a Permanent Resident and have received a letter from Citizenship and Immigration Canada informing him/her of initial approval and pending admissibility assessment (medical, security and criminal verifications)

This program will not be open to Refugee claimants until their claim is accepted.

Can you access it directly?

Yes

Other referral options

Anyone can refer, but screening is required prior to admission.

Eligibility criteria

For refugees, immigrants and caregivers (16+ years old and their children) under the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) who want to gain the knowledge and confidence necessary to establish themselves in Canada. Must be a resident of Surrey or Delta.

Can you access it directly?

Yes

Other referral options

Including but not limited to other community or health professionals, other agencies.

Eligibility criteria

For those with developmental and/or physical disabilities and/or autistic disorders 18 and under who need individualized support to reach their full physical, social and emotional potential.

Can you access it directly?

Yes

Other referral options

There are two options to access the program. Please contact:

1. The Ministry of Children and Family Development for a referral, or

2. Daniel Anctil, Program Manager at 604.596.4321 ext 1105 or daniel.anctil@options.bc.ca for private enrollment.

Eligibility criteria

For those with developmental and/or physical disabilities and/or autistim (18 years old and under), who are looking for group recreational activities where they can improve their social skills and develop friendships with peers. Must be safe in a 3:1 ratio of children/youth to staff.

Can you access it directly?

No

Other referral options

Please contact the Ministry of Children and Family Development for a referral.

Eligibility criteria

For parents and childcare providers of children (newborn to 12 years old) living in Surrey, White Rock and Delta who are looking for childcare information, services and support.

Can you access it directly?

Yes

Other referral options

For more information, visit the Child Care Options Resource & Referral site.

Eligibility criteria

For families with children (18 and under), who are separated from their children and want to spend time in a supportive, educational environment.

Can you access it directly?

No

Other referral options

Eligibility criteria

For families with children (18 and under), who are in crisis (housing, parenting, finances, etc.) and need immediate help to get back on track.

Can you access it directly?

No

Other referral options

Eligibility criteria

For families with children (13 and under), who are struggling with parenting and want individual, in-home support to get back on track.

Can you access it directly?

No

Other referral options

Eligibility criteria

For women with children (18 years old and under), who want to learn about assertiveness and advocacy, boundaries, and coping strategies.

Can you access it directly?

Yes

Other referral options

Referrals are also accepted from community or health professionals and other agencies.

Eligibility criteria

For men and women with children (18 and under), who are looking for a support group to learn how to understand, regulate and respond constructively to feelings of anger, using effective strategies.

Can you access it directly?

Yes

Other referral options

Referrals are also accepted from community/health professionals and other agencies.

Eligibility criteria

For parents, grandparents and caregivers with children 18 and under, who want to learn positive parenting approaches for understanding and raising children.

Can you access it directly?

Yes

Other referral options

You may access the program directly.

Referrals are also accepted from the Ministry of Children and Family Development, community/health professionals and other agencies.

Eligibility criteria

For families with children (18 years old and under), who are looking to improve the quality of their family life.

Can you access it directly?

No

Other referral options

Call the Ministry of Children and Family Development intake line to request a referral.

Eligibility criteria

For women who have experienced, or are at risk of abuse, threats, or violence in an intimate relationship, as well as women who have experienced historical sexual abuse and sexual assault who, are looking for one-on-one support and guidance

Can you access it directly?

Yes

Other referral options

Anyone can refer but screening is required prior to admission.

Eligibility criteria

For children and youth (3-18 years old) living in Surrey who have been exposed to family violence and/or abuse and are looking for counselling and support.

Can you access it directly?

Yes

Other referral options

Non-offending parents/guardians can call 604.584.5811 and ask to speak with a PEACE Counsellor.

Professionals can direct their clients to self-refer or, with permission from the guardian, complete a referral screening on behalf of the client. Screening is required prior to admission.

Please note: the alleged offender must not be living in the family home.