Child & Family

Family Preservation Program

The Family Preservation Program is an outreach service in Merritt providing intensive support to families experiencing challenges.

Program Information

The Family Preservation is an outreach service that provides short-term intervention, and intensive support to to families experiencing significant challenges, and who are at risk of family or placement breakdown.

The Family Preservation program provides:

  • Family assessment, goal setting, intervention, and transition planning
  • Short-term (6-8 weeks); intensive (6-10 hours/week); outcome-focused service
  • Support to families to discover ways of finding their own solutions, make positive choices and decisions about their situations, and to utilize community resources

Who Is Eligible?

Any individual/family referred to the program is eligible.

How To Refer:

Families can be referred by a Social Worker through Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD) or Scw'exmx Child & Family Services Society.

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Contact Information


2187-A Coutlee Ave
Merritt, BC
V1K 1A9