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Programs & Services Funded by the Northwest Network

Northwest Alberta FASD Service Network

The Northwest Alberta FASD Service Network is one of 12 Networks created in the province to address FASD. It is governed by a Leadership Team, consisting of representatives from a variety of organizations.

FASD

The Network consists of:

  • Key stakeholders
  • Community agencies
  • Family members
  • Organizations across the Northwest of Alberta

The NWFASD Network uses provincial funding to improve and enhance FASD services in the Northwest region. The Leadership team oversees and guides the FASD initiative on a network level, and ensures that services and activities funded by the network are aligned with provincial standards.

Funding

As of April 1st, 2015, the Northwest Alberta FASD (Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder) Service Network will have received a Grant of approximately $1.2 Million by the Alberta FASD Cross-Ministry-Committee.

These funds will be used to support the enhancement and delivery of FASD-related services throughout the Northwest Alberta Service Network. The support services are for: children, youth and adults. A diagnosis is not needed to be eligible for support services.

 Agency services include: Parent Child Assistant Program Mentors and FASD Support Workers

Partner Agencies

This year the Network funded programs and supports within the following agencies:

  • Accredited Supportive Living Services (ASLS) for PCAP and FASD Supports in both the Grande Prairie area and the northern region around Peace River, Manning, Grimshaw, High Prairie, and Fairview
  •  Aseniwuche Winewak Nation of Canada (AWN) for PCAP, FASD Supports, and FASD Employment supports 
  • Lesser Slave Lake Indian Regional Council (LSLIRC) for PCAP in Drift Pile and Sucker Creek
  • Whitefish Lake First Nation #459

 

Last updated: 5/25/2017 2:38:03 PM