Our Programs

Strengthening People; Nurturing Relationships; Building Communities

We offer counselling and support to help you navigate the challenges life may throw your way.

We promote safe, healthy, and respectful relationships for everyone in our community. Most importantly, we offer hope.

We do this by supporting youth, couples, families, and individuals on their journey towards healthier relationships with themselves, with others, and with the community.

  • Counselling
  • Group Programming
  • Community Education and Awareness
  • Employee Family Assistance Program

Counselling support and group programming for those:

  • experiencing intimate partner violence
  • wanting to solve problems without violence
  • seeking to build healthy relationships
  • experiencing separation and divorce
  • wishing to enhance their parenting skills
  • requiring support for their mental wellness
  • needing to access anger management programming
Counselling services and programs are available in person, over the phone, and through a secure video platform (Zoom). Fees for our services are on a sliding scale based on family income. Some insurance providers may cover the cost of these services.
24 Hour Crisis Services contact Mobile Crisis at 306-933-6200 or call 911

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Rapid Access Counselling

If you need support to solve a pressing issue, we offer counselling clinics at various locations. We’re here to listen to your concerns – anxiety, depression, relationships, stress, and other life challenges. Come talk to us!

Due to COVID-19 precautions all sessions require pre-booking.

In-person
Phone
Secure Video Platform – Zoom

There is no fee for this service.

Saskatoon

  • Family Service Saskatoon – Monday and Wednesday – 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm; in-person and virtual
  • Westwinds Medical Clinic– Wednesday afternoons – 11:00 am to 4:00 pm; virtual only
  • Prairie Harm Reduction – Wednesday afternoons – 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm; virtual only
  • Axiom Career College – Thursdays – 11:00 am to 3:00 pm; virtual only
  • Saskatoon Public Library – Friday afternoons – 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm; virtual only

Martensville

  • Collective Health & Wellness - Wednesdays- 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm; in-person and virtual.
    Book online or call 306-933-4110           

Warman

  • Legends Clinic/Pharmacy in Warman – Tuesdays – 12:00 pm to 5:30 pm.
    Book online or call 306-651-1200

Individuals

We provide you with the hope, support, and tools you need to process, cope, and thrive when life throws challenges your way. We offer counselling and group programming for grief, trauma, loss, change, and more. It can feel isolating to cope with life, but you don’t need to do it alone. We are here for you.

These programs are offered through a sliding-fee scale based on family income. Some insurance providers may cover the cost of these services.

While COVID-19 precautions are in place groups are delivered virtually through Zoom.

Individual Counselling 

The reasons to reach out for support are as unique as you. We provide services that help you find solutions to handle your life challenges, things like relationship issues, coping, trauma, anxiety, and grief. Your needs are important to us and we offer a space for you that is safe and welcoming.

Our individual counselling is ideal for helping you work towards enhanced wellbeing. Our counsellors are diverse, so you can trust that you’ll find someone who works well with you.

The fee for this service is a sliding scale based on income. Some insurance providers or Employee Assistance Programs may cover the cost of these services.

Depression & Anxiety Group 

A six-week group for those experiencing symptoms of anxiety or depression.

You will learn about the effects of anxiety and depression and how to build positive coping strategies through facilitator-led discussions, knowledge building, and self-directed activities.

 

Continuous intake.

Pre-registration required.

Fee: $240.00.

 

Some insurance providers or Employee Assistance Programs may cover the cost of these services.

Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) Outreach

Violence can affect anyone and shows itself in many different forms. We can offer you support through short-term crisis intervention, including safety planning and counselling, if you are experiencing violence in your intimate partner relationship.

 

If you think you may be affected by intimate partner violence, we provide a safe and secure place for you to come for confidential services. Our caring and experienced outreach team provides individualized support.

 

There is no fee for this service.

Women's Intimate Partner Violence Weekly Group

This drop-in group provides a space for participants who have experienced intimate partner violence to learn about the cycle of violence, and to support one another through sharing and facilitator-led discussions of weekly topics.

NEW TIMES FOR FALL 2021:

Tuesdays 6:00pm-7:30pm; call Alana or Jody at 306-244-0127 Tuesdays between 9 am and 4 pm to confirm your spot.

Thursdays 2:30pm-4:00pm; call Alana or Jody at 306-244-0127 Thursday between 9 am and 1 pm to confirm your spot

Fall IPV Drop-in 2021 Poster

Check the Website Calendar (above) for the weekly topics.

Due to COVID-19 precautions pre-registration is required prior to the start of each session.

No Fee.

Abuse and Beyond

This group gives you the opportunity to consider the impact of abuse on your life and move toward healthy and positive relationships. Weekly sessions include sharing, self-exploration, access to resources and facilitator-led discussions.

 

Eight-week group.

Pre-registration required.

No fee.

Invisible Scars: Exploring Emotional, Verbal & Psychological Abuse 

This group explores the impact of emotional, psychological, and verbal abuse on your life, and provides you with support and resources to heal from your “invisible scars.” Weekly sessions include sharing, self-exploration, access to resources, and facilitator-led discussions.

 

Eight-week group.

Pre-registration required.

No Fee.

Domestic Violence Court Caseworkers 

Do you require assistance to navigate through the court system as a victim of domestic violence? Our experienced team helps guide you through the Saskatoon Domestic Violence Court. Caseworkers can help to ensure that you are supported from the point of first contact and throughout the process.

Read more in this brochure:   Saskatoon-Domestic-Violence-Court

 

Men’s Working Group for Respectful Relationships – A Narrative Group

Do you want to end the cycle of violence in your relationship? This program can support you to end intimate partner violence and can make a real difference in establishing a culture of respect and safety for those you care about and help you build respectful relationships.

The Men’s Working Group for Respectful Relationships is a sanctioned program under the program option of the Saskatoon Domestic Violence Court.  The program involves 33 hours of therapeutic group work and meets every other Saturday over a nine-week period. Two individual pre-group interviews are required in advance to help establish your values in your stance against violence.

 

Continuous intake.

Pre-registration required.

Call for more information.

Fee includes group registration and two pre-group interviews.

 

Anger Management Groups

A variety of groups are offered to help you manage your anger by identifying its causes and your triggers and finding alternative avenues through which you can manage these emotions.

 

Continuous intake.

Call or email for more information.

Professional Development

We offer various opportunities for community awareness, such as webinars, seminars, and professional development. These are offered as lunch-hour presentations at workplaces, presentations in schools, workshops, and more.

 

These workshops teach participants the skills and tools they need to identify mental health issues, effective communication skills, healthy relationships, and more, and point them towards resources they can use to build their skills.

FSEAP – Family Service Employee Assistance Program

We are a trusted provider of counselling services on behalf of employee assistance plans.  Employees who have access to the program are eligible to attend individual and family counselling, as well as a variety of group programs, wellness workshops, and presentations with the cost of the services covered by their employer.

For more information:  FSEAPInformationSheet_VJan-10_OnePager-1

Presentations

We offer presentations on work-life balance, dealing with conflict, effective communication, coping strategies, building resilience, and many more. Contact us if you or your workplace are interested in customizing a presentation specific to your workplace.

 

Youth

We support you to develop independence and build your skills. Being a teenager can be tough, and it’s important to know you’re not alone. We are here if you’re feeling lost, isolated, or hopeless, and want someone to hold hope and space when you need it. We will work with you through individual counselling and group sessions focusing on identifying triggers, managing emotions, and strengthening communication skills, so you can feel more confident moving through day-to-day life. Our youth groups are offered at no cost or on a sliding scale fee based on family income. Some insurance providers may cover the cost of these services.

Groups are currently delivered virtually through Zoom due to COVID-19 precautions.

Individual Counselling

Being a teenager can be tough, and it’s important to know you’re not alone. We’re here to listen to your concerns – anxiety, depression, relationships, stress, and other life challenges. Come talk to us! We provide a safe space so you can feel heard.

There may be fee for this service based on income (sliding scale). Some insurance providers or Employee Assistance Programs may cover the cost of these services.

Calming the Volcano Within (Anger Management Program)

Do you feel like anger is taking over your life?  Have you heard that you need to control your anger or you’re too aggressive?  In this group you will learn to identify the signs of anger and your triggers, examine consequences to anger, learn behavioral strategies to “let off steam,” and effective communication.

Offered at various times throughout the year.

Eight-week group.

Pre-registration required.

No Fee.

Teen Anxiety and Depression

A six-week group for those experiencing symptoms of anxiety or depression.

You will learn about the effects of anxiety and depression and how to build positive coping strategies through facilitator-led discussions, knowledge building, and self-directed activities.

Continuous intake.

Pre-registration required.

No Fee.

52 ͦ North

The 52 ͦ North Program offers one-on-one counselling and the chance to connect with others and have safe discussions, so you can discover more ways to take care of you. Programs focus on dating violence, bullying, cyber-bullying, and coping strategies and techniques for whatever life throws your way.

 

ARE YOU:

– Involved in or experiencing bullying or cyber-bullying?

– Feeling like your social media is now anti-social?

– Feeling like no one understands you?

– Wondering about gender and sexuality and what it all means to you?

– Finding relationships confusing or hurtful?

52° North is here for you. We can provide one to one counselling and the chance to connect with others and have safe discussions, so you can discover more ways to take care of you.

There is no fee for 52° North programs or services.

 

The following programs are offered by 52° North focus on dating violence, bullying, and cyber-bullying:

 

Individual Counselling

Being a teenager can be tough, and it’s important to know you’re not alone. We’re here to listen to your concerns – anxiety, depression, relationships, stress, and other life challenges. Come talk to us! We provide a safe space so you can feel heard.

Gympowerment

Join us in the gym to strengthen your body, mind, and overall wellbeing.  Meet others and make new connections. Gym time is followed by group sessions that include snacks and learning about how to empower yourself.

Eight-week group.

Pre-registration required.

No Fee.

DIY – Do it for Yourself

Join us for this six-week group to share your voice, have safe discussions, and participate in a DIY activity focused on creativity.

You will learn about healthy relationships, boundary setting, dating violence, gender and sexuality, informed consent, communication skills, and more.

Six-week group.

Pre-registration required.

No Fee.

Drop-In and Bounce Back Summer Program

Drop in over the summer months for fun, activity-based sessions twice a week.  You will discover how to reach out to others, use your strengths, and find more ways to keep going when times are tough.

COVID-19 limitations allow for 6 indoor spaces to be offered each session.

June, July, August.

Pre-registration required for each session.

No Fee.

Adulting 101

Wondering how to win at life? Check out Adulting 101 – a place for you to bring your questions and learn hands-on skills to help you figure out the hard stuff.

Eight-week group.

Pre-registration required.

No fee.

Youth Exposed to Violence

Individual Counselling

Being a teenager can be tough, and it’s important to know you’re not alone. We’re here to listen to your concerns – anxiety, depression, relationships, stress, and other life challenges. Come talk to us! We provide a safe space so you can feel heard. We offer support to help you deal with things like the impact of violence, conflict in relationships, and many other life challenges.

See our brochure: Youth-Exposed–Violence

There is no fee for this program.

 

 

On-Site School Programming:

Classroom-based programs can be adapted and offered at schools in Saskatoon, Martensville, or Warman, focused on teaching youth about the impact of violence on their lives including dating violence, mental wellness (anxiety, depression), conflict resolution, healthy communications, and addictions.

Contact us for information on how we could support your school.

 

 

Child and Youth Support Program

This program provides positive and stable relationships for children and youth as directed by the Ministry of Social Services (direct referrals).

Our staff members work with children and youth to build their social skills, give them access to recreational activities, and improve the quality of their peer interactions.

Registration required with direct referrals from Child and Family Services, Ministry of Social Services.

No Fee.

 

 

Teen and Young Parent Program

This program helps you develop confidence in your parenting skills by providing you with the tools you need to foster a strong, trusting, and lasting relationship with your child and to make positive parenting decisions.

Counselling services are offered to help you as a young parent deal with parenting concerns, anxiety, relationships, coping, and other life challenges.

Available to parents up to 30 years of age.

Pre-registration required.

Sliding scale fee based on income.

Some insurance providers or Employee Assistance Programs may cover the cost of these services.

 

 

Presentations

We offer various presentations on topics such as dating violence, bullying/cyber-bullying, parenting skills, conflict resolution, coping strategies for anxiety and depression, and more. Contact us for more information.

Families

Our programs are intended to give families the skills to be stronger and more supportive of one another. Parenting can be challenging; we offer support so you can thrive and tools to make parenting easier. We are here if you are a parent or caregiver who wants to grow in your role and may need some support in getting there. You’ll learn how to notice signs if your child is struggling, and how to build conflict resolution and effective communication skills between you and your children. We can also support you as you navigate the challenges going through a divorce or separation may bring.

These programs operate through a sliding-fee scale based on family income. Some insurance providers may cover the cost of these services.

Individual Counselling 

The reasons to reach out for support are as unique as you.  We provide services that help you find solutions to handle your life challenges, things like relationship issues, coping, trauma, anxiety, and grief.  Your needs are important to us and we offer a space for you that is safe and welcoming.

 

Our family counselling services focus on helping families create healthier relationships. Our counsellors are diverse, so you can trust that you’ll find someone who works well with you.

 

The fee for this service is a sliding scale based on income. Some insurance providers or Employee Assistance Programs may cover the cost of these services.

Teen and Young Parent Program

This program helps you develop confidence in your parenting skills by providing you with the tools you need to foster a strong, trusting, and lasting relationship with your child and to make positive parenting decisions.

 

Counselling services are offered to help you as a young parent deal with parenting concerns, anxiety, relationships, coping, and other life challenges.

 

Available to parents up to 30 years of age.

 

Pre-registration required.

 

Sliding scale fee based on income. Some insurance providers or Employee Assistance Programs may cover the cost of these services.

Parenting Groups

We provide various parenting groups throughout the year. These groups help parents and those in parenting roles to develop and enhance their skills.  We are here to help you manage the challenges of parenting.  Join us to meet other parents, share your stories, and learn new ideas together.  Check out our parenting programs below.

 

 

Nobody’s Perfect – Positive Parenting Program

This is a space for parents to come together to strengthen their knowledge, skills, and self-confidence, all of which are vital elements to healthy and effective parenting. The facilitator-led group encourages a strong and supportive social network among participants.

 

Six-week program.

Pre-registration required.

Fee: $240.00.

 

Some insurance providers or Employee Assistance Programs may cover the cost of these services.

When Anger Gets in the Way of Parenting  

Everyone gets angry sometimes. This group offers guidance to you as a parent or caregiver wishing to examine the impact anger may have on your children. You will learn how to manage your emotions in a safe and respectful manner and find new ways to interact with your children.

Six-week group.

Pre-registration required.

Fee: $240.00.

 

Some insurance providers or Employee Assistance Programs may cover the cost of these services.

Merging Families

This group is designed for parents who are in or becoming a blended family.

You will learn how to balance your own needs with the needs of your new family. This group will provide you with the opportunity to share your insights, learn from others, and enhance your parenting skills while juggling the demands of your new family.

 

Intakes throughout the year.

Pre-registration required.

Fee: $240.00.

 

Some insurance providers or Employee Assistance Programs may cover the cost of these services.

Effective Co-Parenting  

This group provides information about the needs of parents, children, and families coping with separation and divorce.

You will learn skills for improving communication, resolving conflict, and managing the day-to-day realities of being parents who are no longer in a relationship, all focused on putting the needs of your children first.

 

Six-week virtual group.

Pre-registration required.

Fee: $240.00.

 

Some insurance providers or Employee Assistance Programs may cover the cost of these services.

Parenting Education Saskatchewan  

This website provides access to information about parenting services across the province. Support and information are provided to those facilitating or organizing parent support or education services.

Resources focus on positive parenting, supporting parent education, and increasing public awareness on the importance of positive parenting and valuing children.

Click here for more resources.

 

 

FSEAP – Family Service Employee Assistance Program

We are a trusted provider of counselling services on behalf of employee assistance plans.  Employees who have access to the program are eligible to attend individual and family counselling, as well as a variety of group programs, wellness workshops, and presentations with the cost of the services covered by their employer.

Click here for more information.

 

 

Presentations

We offer various presentations on topics such as parenting skills, conflict resolution, coping strategies for anxiety and depression, family well-being and support, and more. These presentations can be tailored to your specific needs.

Couples

Relationships are an ongoing commitment, and require constant learning, compromise, and communication. This is true in all stages of a relationship, even following a separation or divorce. Our programs will strengthen your communication and conflict resolution skills, helping you reinforce a more caring and respectful relationship.

These programs are offered through a sliding-fee scale based on family income. Some insurance providers may cover the cost of these services.

While COVID-19 precautions are in place groups are delivered virtually through Zoom.

Couples Counselling 

The reasons to reach out for support are as unique as you. We provide services that help you find solutions to handle your life challenges, things like relationship issues, coping, trauma, anxiety, and grief.  Your needs are important to us and we offer a space for you that is safe and welcoming.

 

Our individual counselling is ideal for helping you work towards enhanced wellbeing. Our counsellors are diverse, so you can trust that you’ll find someone who works well with you.

 

The fee for this service is a sliding scale based on income. Some insurance providers or Employee Assistance Programs may cover the cost of these services.

Merging Families

This group is designed for parents who are in or becoming a blended family.

You will learn how to balance your own needs with the needs of your new family.  This group will provide you with the opportunity to share your insights, learn from others, and enhance your parenting skills while juggling the demands of your new family.

 

Intakes throughout the year.

Pre-registration required.

Fee: $240.00.

 

Some insurance providers or Employee Assistance Programs may cover the cost of these services.

Effective Co-Parenting 

This group provides information about the needs of parents, children, and families coping with separation and divorce.

You will learn skills for improving communication, resolving conflict, and managing the day-to-day realities of being parents who are no longer in a relationship, all focused on putting the needs of your children first.

 

Six-week virtual group.

Pre-registration required.

Fee: $240.00.

 

Some insurance providers or Employee Assistance Programs may cover the cost of these services.

Parenting After Separation and Divorce

This one-day informational workshop provides parents going through a separation or divorce

with the information they need to understand what they and their children may be experiencing.

You will learn more about how your divorce may affect your children and how to make decisions that support you and your family.

To register, contact the Government of Saskatchewan Parent Education Unit.