Programs

Calming the Volcano Within

Registration Registration Required
Fees Free
Contact Chandra Decae
Contact Email [email protected]
Contact Phone 306-244-0127

This group is designed for youth, ages 12-18. In this eight-week group, youth will learn and practice the skills needed for aggression and anger control. Topics will include identifying anger signs and triggers, examining consequences to anger, learning behavioural strategies to ‘let off steam’, effective communication, and using mindfulness to approach anger.

Pre-registration is required. One pre-group interview is required before the group. Please register by January 11th, 2018.

January 18-March 8th, 2018 from 4:30pm to 6:00pm

Adult Depression & Anxiety Group

Registration Registration Required
Fees No Fee
Contact Sarah
Contact Email [email protected]
Contact Phone 306-244-0127

This closed group will be 6 weeks with 2 hour sessions each week. The group will be a combination of psychoeducation, group activities, and exercises to complete at home.

Some topics that will be covered include an introduction to anxiety & depression and the effects it has in the body and the brain, how to manage symptoms, assertiveness skills, and more.

There will be a pre-group interview.

Merging Families

Registration Registration Required
Fees 100.00
Contact Chandra Decae
Contact Email [email protected]
Contact Phone 306-244-0127

This one day group planned for Saturday, February 11, 2017 from 10:00am-4:00pm. The group is designed for parents who are already in a blended family or contemplating entering into a blended family. The group will discuss putting your marriage first, discipline, step-parent’s roles, and communication.  Pre-registration is required.

Invisible Scars: Exploring Emotional, Verbal and Psychological Abuse (Intimate Partner Violence)

Registration Registration Required
Fees Free
Contact Reception
Contact Email [email protected]
Contact Phone 306-244-0127

An eight-week group designed for women, who have experienced intimate partner violence, to gain personal awareness and understand how prolonged exposure to emotional abuse erodes self-esteem and confidence. The focus of the group is about healing and moving on from the effects of emotional abuse. Emotional abuse cuts to “the core of a person” (Engel, 2002) and leaves invisible scars.

Parenting Education Saskatchewan

Registration Registration Required
Fees Free
Contact Family Service Saskatoon
Contact Email [email protected]
Contact Phone 306-244-0127

Parenting Education Saskatchewan is a project of Family Service Saskatoon and was established in 1992 as the result of several agencies coming together to promote the value and importance of parenting throughout the province.

Parenting Education Saskatchewan links parenting services across the province and provides support and information to those facilitating or organizing parent support/education services.

When Anger Gets In The Way of Parenting

Registration Registration Required
Fees 240.00
Contact Reception
Contact Email [email protected]
Contact Phone 306-244-0127

An 8 week program offering guidance to parents and caregivers wishing to examine their parenting and understanding of the impact anger has on their children. Parents/caregivers will learn how to more effectively parent children in a respectful manner.

Community Counselling

Registration Registration Required
Fees Based on sliding scale
Contact Intake Counsellor
Contact Email [email protected]
Contact Phone 306-244-0127

Counselling services available individuals, couples, families and groups. Confidential, professional assistance for those experiencing personal difficulties, life transitions, family crises, work or community concerns. Fees are based on income and family size.

FSEAP-Family Service Employee Assistance Program

Registration Registration Required
Fees Based on service contract
Contact Intake Counsellor
Contact Email [email protected]
Contact Phone 306-244-0127

For employees of contracted organizations and their family members.
Comprehensive and confidential counselling services for personal, family, or work-related problems.

Organizational consultation, management training and coaching, wellness and enrichment seminars and Critical Incident Stress Management.  For EAP materials and pamphlets, please contact your Human Resources department.

Benefits and fees determined by service contract. Services available nationwide through our FSEAP affiliation.

Youth Exposed to Violence

Registration Registration Required
Fees Free
Contact Chandra Decae
Contact Email [email protected]
Contact Phone 306-244-0127

This program supports youth through both individual and group counselling. It engages youth in the classroom on issues off addiction, mental health, types of violence, healthy relationships and self-esteem.

Intimate Partner Violence Drop In Group

Registration None (Drop In)
Fees Free
Contact Reception
Contact Email [email protected]
Contact Phone 306-244-0127

Open and ongoing group for women who have experienced or are experiencing violence in their intimate partner relationships. Each week a new topic is discussed focusing on the general experience of intimate partner violence. Free childcare is provided.

Tuesdays 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Thursdays 1:15 pm – 2:45 pm

May-July 2017 IPV Drop-in Group Topics

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

Registration Registration Required
Fees 1500
Contact Helene Davis
Contact Email [email protected]
Contact Phone 306-244-0127

This group is for men who want to end their intimate partner violence and build respectful relationships. The narrative therapy group creates conversations with men about their values as well as their knowledge and skills to stop abuse and build respectful relationships. The group runs every other Saturday for 5 Saturdays from 9:00 -4:00 pm.

Self or professionals referrals are accepted. Pre-group interviews are required. Group is offered two to three times per year. Intakes ongoing.

 

For more information or to donate to the Men’s Working Group for Respectful Relationships

Teen and Young Parent Program

Registration Registration Required
Fees Based on sliding scale
Contact Myrna Kanigan
Contact Email [email protected]
Contact Phone 306-244-0127

Provides services to parents under the age of 30 and includes family support and counselling.  Program also liases with schools, other community based organizations and government ministries to promote awareness and education for parenting.

Domestic Violence Court Case Workers

Registration Registration Required
Fees Free
Contact Alana Gardiner
Contact Email [email protected]
Contact Phone 306-975-8476

Family Service Saskatoon employs four Domestic Violence Court Case Workers. These workers ensure that victims of domestic violence are supported from the point of first contact to the complete resolution of their court case. Court case workers provide various supports such as court updates, trial support, reports to assess requests for changes to release conditions, advocacy, and referrals to other services offered in Saskatoon.

Intimate Partner Violence Outreach Program

Registration Registration Required
Fees Free
Contact Intake Counsellor
Contact Email [email protected]
Contact Phone 306-244-0127

Family Service Saskatoon provides individuals affected by interpersonal violence a place to come for confidential support in a safe and secure environment. The IPV team provides unique individualized support especially in crisis situations. This is a voluntary program for those requiring assistance establishing and maintaining safe and healthy relationships.

Child and Youth Support Worker Program

Registration Registration Required
Fees Free
Contact Reception
Contact Email [email protected]
Contact Phone 306-244-0127

The Child and Youth Support program helps to support children and youth in Saskatoon, as directed by the Ministry of Social Services. The program is driven by the commitment of workers to provide positive and stable relationships with children and youth. The workers, who range in age from eighteen through their senior years, work with children to build the young people’s social skills, increase recreational opportunities, and improve the quality of their peer interactions. Support workers take clients on outings around the city while also teaching valuable life skills.

Referrals to the program come through the Ministry of Social Services.

Abuse and Beyond for Women

Registration Registration Required
Fees Free
Contact Reception
Contact Email [email protected]
Contact Phone 306-244-0127

Abuse and Beyond brings understanding to the role that violence plays in intimate partner relationships. The group helps women experiencing violence with their partner to find the strength to change this pattern. Groups are offered several times a year with free childcare services. Individual counselling services are also an integral component of this program.

Group is full. If you are interested in future groups, please contact us.