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Family Support Department

The Family Support department  focuses on the family as a whole and is most often the initial contact  for Centre services.  Family Support Workers document current and presenting concerns as well as developmental and family history. They provide an introduction and orientation to the services and assist families to complete required paperwork.



  •  Referral follow-up and services coordination

  • Coordination of multidisciplinary team assessments

  • Group parenting programs

  • In-home practical parenting support

  • Information regarding  community resources

  • Advocacy

Referrals may be made by filling out a South Okanagan & Similkameen Early Childhood Services referral form. Forms are available from your doctor’s office, public health nurses, Ministry of Children & Family Development office, Infant Development Program, at the Child Development Centre, or here:


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