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The Mentoring Program is a support service for people living with a cognitive disability.

Mission

The mission of the Aboriginal Family Services Centre Mentoring Program is a support service that provides client centered care for individuals with Cognitive Disabilities to create a healthy community that provides for the needs of all.

Goals and Objectives

  • To assist adults, children, parents with Cognitive Disabilities in developing basic life-skills, social skills, and to provide general support.
  • To increase awareness and understanding of the impacts of all the various Cognitive Disabilities, such as FASD.
  • To deliver culturally relevant client centered programming and to promote and nurture self-worth, self-identity and self-esteem in individuals living with a Cognitive Disability.
  • To develop spiritual, emotional, physical, and mental health in the lives of individuals, families, and organizations that deal with Cognitive Disabilities.

Programs and Services

  • Client Centered Support and Care
  • Mentoring
  • Cognitive Disability Awareness, Education, and Support
  • Self-Awareness and Self-Esteem
  • Cultural Sensitivity Programs
  • Individual and Group Activities
  • Basic Life Skills
  • Advocacy

Our Values

Respect Love Honesty Truth
Sharing Peace Humility Obedience
Wisdom Faith Patience Prayer
Courage Purity Strength Integrity
Loyalty Compassion Thankfulness Creativity
Spirituality Culture Confidentiality Health

 

The AFSC Mentoring Program Team

The AFSC Mentoring Program has a staff of five members that are well trained and have years of experience in home visiting and providing support services. They are well prepared to meet the needs and challenges of all the individuals and families that become part of the Mentoring program.