Mental Health & Wellness
We support children of all ages who are anticipating or grieving the death of someone special. Our staff and volunteers are trained to support children as they explore complex emotions through expressive play and art based activities that help normalize the grief process.Find Out More
Abbotsford Restorative Justice provides a voluntary process whereby victims & affected parties can have a meaningful voice into what needs to happen to repair the harms, when crime or wrong-doing has occurred. We work with referrals from the Abbotsford Police Department, Abbotsford School District as well as various other community referrals.Find Out More
We are respectful of traditional teachings and strive for a holistic view of health as set out on the medicine wheel. We work to make services accessible to the community.Find Out More
Ministry of Children and Family Development
Child and Youth Mental Health Services (CYMHS) provides a wide range of direct and contracted community-based specialized mental health services to children and youth under the age of 19 and their families on a voluntary basis.Find Out More
Empowered By Horses Private Organization
We offer private and group programs for children and youth seeking support with mental health and wellness by partnering with horses in nature.Find Out More
FamilySmart™ Parents In Residence (PiR) and Youth In Residence (YiR) provide peer support, mentoring, system navigation and access to information, resources, networks and education.Find Out More
Abbotsford Community Services
We offer counselling services to children and youth (ages 3 to 18) impacted by sexual abuse and group services to their non-offending caregivers.Find Out More
The START Team provides assessment and intervention services for children and youth (6-18) experiencing a mental health crisis and living in the Fraser Health region. A mental health crisis does not necessarily require attending the hospital emergency department. Children and youth in crisis often can be effectively supported in the community.Find Out More
Sundance Solace Society is a non-profit working towards removing funding and resource barriers that keep humans and horses in need from accessing a safe and healthy place of solace. Sundance Sundance is committed to offering access to mental health services that utilize horses and nature for individuals and groups who have limited financial resources.Find Out More
- Mental Health: Abbotsford Mental Health Resources for Children, Youth & Families (PDF)
- Mental Health: What To Do If You Are Concerned Your Child May Be Experiencing A Mental Health Challenge (Champions For Community Wellness) (PDF)
- ADHD: Here To Help: ADHD in Children & Youth (PDF)
- Anxiety: Here To Help: Anxiety Disorders (PDF)
- Bi-Polar: Here To Help: Bipolar Disorder (PDF)
View a list of helpful websites with resources for those looking for developmental and physical supports.
Child In Crisis?
Need help with a child having a mental health crisis? View the PDF Below.
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