Are you a single parent? Are you feeling overwhelmed?
Being a parent is hard work. If you find yourself without supports, it can seem even harder. Fatigue, stress, guilt, temper tantrums, 2:00 feedings… loneliness… Sound familiar?
The Family Friend Program connects single parents with a screened, trained, competent family friend for friendship, support, mentoring and connection to community resources.
Referral is through community partners or you can self refer. You are not alone!
For more information on The Family Friend Program call: Bev: 250.763.8008 ext 36
Looking for a volunteer opportunity where you can make a difference in the life of a family?
The Family Friend Program matches volunteers as competent companions/support person to single parents who are feeling alone due to the stresses of parenting young children. Family Friends provide mentorship/friendship, practical and emotional support, and mutually agreed upon activities.
- Training in active communication skills
- Training specific to building esteem in others
- Monthly in-service trainings
- Ongoing support
- Peer support
- Volunteer appreciation events
Sound good? Contact: Bev at 250.763.8008 ext 36