Children & Youth with Special Needs
Temporary Scope of Service
Children & Youth with Special Needs continues to provide services remotely through telephone and online means. Please call 604.467.6911 ext. 1101 to speak with the Director of Programs and Services. One to One Services and Group Services are being provided through a combination of in-person and virtual on-line means at this time.
*Please note 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.
Hours of Service
See below for specific program hours
Participating in community activities to help develop social relationships and build independent living skills
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.
|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.|
15-18 years old
|Building life and social skills through talk and peer support||Alternating schedule of every other Friday.
12-16 years old
|Practicing social and life skills through games and activities.
Dinner si provided
|Alternating schedule of every other Friday.
11-14 years old
Learning social and life skills through game and activiites.
Alternating schedule of every other Friday.
6-10 years old
|Learning social and life skills through games and activites.
A light meal is provided
|Alternating schedule of every other Wednesday.
Child & Youth with Special Needs UpdatesFor 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):
|Group Registration form|
|Informed Consent to Service Form|
|Permission to Administer Medication|
|Client Complaint Procedure|
|Photo Release form|
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.
Ministry of Children and Family Development
Colette Madsen, Director of Program and Services
604.467.6911 ext. 1101
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