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Launching November 15, 2023!

Child & Youth Program

Our dream for the future of our community

The Program

The Child and Youth program includes various elements designed to meet various needs of children and youth from 4 to 19 years old at no cost. Every child and family is unique and requires diverse options to help them through their healing journey. This program will incorporate equity, diversity, and inclusion, encircling each child and youth with compassionate care in a trusting, neutral, safe environment.

All CRHS services are available at no cost to our community

The Impact

Statistics show that suicidal ideation can increase by 50% in children and adolescents who have lost a loved one by sudden death. The program aims to prevent children and youth from turning to destructive behaviours and activities such as drugs and crime to manage their pain, depression, anxiety and lost sense of meaning or purpose often associated with traumatic grief experiences. Instead, this program will result in healthy outcomes by equipping them, their families and their support systems with tools, peer support and professional support to guide them through their healing journey.

There are no other children & youth grief support programs in Campbell River

How to Get Support

Suicidal ideation can increase by 50% in children and adolescents who have lost a loved one to suicide

This program has various options, including art therapy, play therapy, holistic healing therapies, group support, child & family group support or one-to-one clinical counselling. These services are offered in local school settings and the Hospice Care Centre. If you are a school needing our services or a family member or caregiver of a child, please call or drop into the Hospice Care Center. All services are at no cost, thanks to our generous Founding Contributors. More Resources

76% of our clientele are affected by a traumatic loss associated with suicide to drug overdose

The Funding

This program's operations are funded by a group of local business owners known as the FOUNDING CONTRIBUTORS. These concerned community leaders are committed to improving the well-being and mental health of our community's children, youth and families through this one-of-a-kind program. It is because of their generosity that we can provide these critical supports in Campbell River- The Community that Cares!

Program expenses are over $114,000 per year

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Thank you to Raven FM as our media sponsor. Enjoy the interviews provided by our Founding Contributors and learn why they are supporting this critical program for our community.

Brian Stamp-Committee Chair
00:00 / 06:55
Shaelysse Frankland-OK Tire
00:00 / 04:18
Jim Dobinson-Ambleside Land
00:00 / 03:10
Laura Kempling-Ocean Pacific Marine
00:00 / 04:33
Bill Howich-Bill Howich Chrysler
00:00 / 04:53
Craig Willett-Bailey Western Star
00:00 / 02:39

The development of the program was supported in part by the Community Services Recovery Fund. 

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To support our programs and services please click here

If you are a school looking or a parent for support, please contact us. 250-286-1121 or complete an online referral 

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