Children & Youth with Special Needs

Children & Youth with Special Needs

Hours of Service
See below for specific program hours

Purpose Statement
Participating in community activities to help develop social relationships and build independent living skills

About Program
Children and Youth with Special Needs programs build life and social skills through activity based learning, socialization and community interaction. We also provide support to special needs youth transitioning into adult services.

Program

Participants

Description

Time

1-1 Services 6-18 year old Goal focused services for up to 1 year. Generally once a week for up to 3 hrs a session.
Transition Group Teens
15-18 years old
Building life and social skills through talk and peer support Alternating schedule of every other Friday.
7-9 pm
Teen Group Youth
12-16 years old
Practicing social and life skills through games and activities.

Dinner si provided
Alternating schedule of every other Friday.

4:45-6:45 pm
Active Group Children
11-14 years old

Learning social and life skills through game and activiites.

Dinner is provided

Alternating schedule of every other Friday.

5-7 pm

Kids Group Children
6-10 years old
Learning social and life skills through games and activites.

A light meal is provided
Alternating schedule of every other Wednesday.

4:30-6:30 pm









 

Child & Youth with Special Needs Updates

For updated information about the Children & Youth with Special Needs program please check out the links below to open the associated pdf file (If you do not have Adobe Reader please click here to download it for free):
2019 Child Youth with Special Needs Calendar  
Group Registration form
Informed Consent to Service Form
Permission to Administer Medication
Client Complaint Procedure
Photo Release form

Who Qualifies/Eligibility
Children and youth with special needs who live in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows are eligible for one to one or group services.

A referral from the Ministry of Children and Family Development - Children and Youth Special Needs is required.  

Please contact your social worker or call MCFD at 604 476-2800 press #1 for local office.

Cost

FREE

Community Partners/Funders
Ministry of Children and Family Development


Contact Info

Colette Madsen, Director of Program and Services

Phone
604.467.6911 ext. 1101

Email
cmadsen@comservice.bc.ca


Location
22722 Lougheed Hwy., Maple Ridge   V2X 2V6


Ministry of Child, Youth and Family Development  Children and Youth with Special Needs
#200 - 11965 Fraser Street Maple Ridge   V2X 2Z2
604.476.2800