Family Alcohol & Drug Program

 NOTE! New application forms are available below. Adults should fill out the FADP Intake - Adult October 2016 Application. Children should fill out the FADP Intake - Dependant - October 2016 Application.

The Family Alcohol and Drug Program is a 8 week program.  The family program accommodates parents and children with a  K-12 school and daycare for newborn to 4 years old children.

Cultural Component:
Families begin the day with drumming and sage and prayer. Families participate in sweats, pipe ceremonies and drum making.

Accommodations:
Families stay in units which have 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and a kitchen. Small families are expected to share kitchen units. Kitchen’s come fully equipped. All bedding and towels are also provided.

Meals:
Lunch and dinner are provided Monday thru Friday. For breakfast and weekend meals, families must provide grocery funds.

School/Daycare:
The family program has a School District# 27 run school. There is 1 teacher and 1 teacher assistant. All school age children are required to bring 8 weeks of school work with them.

Group Sessions:
During the day adults attend group sessions which cover a variety of topics. The topics may be geared specifically to the particular group but there are sessions that include: communication, self-esteem, gambling, nutrition and anger management and more.

Physical Activities:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Physical activity is encouraged at Nenqayni. There is a walking chart so families can keep track of the distance they walked during their stay. Families also have a gym equipped with workout equipment, and can enjoy volleyball, basketball, badminton etc.  

Family members should attend expecting to participate fully in the overall program. A person unwilling or unable to engage in the program may be asked to leave until they are ready to fully participate.

Intake Schedule 2016

October 22 - December 15 Single Mothers with Children

Intake Schedule 2017

January 4 - March 1   Single Mothers with Children

March 4 - April 28    Couples with Children

May 8 - June 28    Single Mothers with Children

July 1 - July 26 Session 1 Elders Program Cancelled

July 29 - August 25 Session  Elders Program For application see Elders Moving Forward link main page

September 2 - October 25    Couples with Children

October 28 - December 20 Single Mothers with Children

 Contact jevans@nenqayni.com for more info.

 

Documents

2017 FADP Intake Dates 2017 FADP Intake Dates (375 KB)

FADP Intake – Adult Oct 2016 FADP Intake – Adult Oct 2016 (662 KB)

FADP Intake – Dependant Oct 2016 FADP Intake – Dependant Oct 2016 (518 KB)


 


Joan Evans: Intake Coordinator - Family Drug & Alcohol Program

Joyce EvansJoan has been at Nenqayni Wellness Centre since 1996, she brings her experience with both the Youth Program and the Family Program to her current position. Joan receives applications on a regular basis which keep her very busy. Outside of work Joan also enjoys continued learning and is often assisting with various committees at Nenqayni Wellness Centre such as the Wellness Committee and organizing "Fun Day" for staff and clients.

In her spare time Joan enjoys spending time with her family and a particular highlight - her grandchildren. Joan enjoys walks and reading.

(250) 989-0301 Ext. 206
jevans@nenqayni.com

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"To provide holistic healing to First Nations and Inuit youth, families, and communities in a safe and secure environment."

About Our Team

To achieve a safe team environment where employees respect one another, communicate effectively, and are able to efficiently carry out their duties and responsibilities” (Staff Purpose - Developed in 2011).

Staff are certified by the Canadian Council of Professional Certification and receive ongoing training relating to their positions and as required by accreditation and licensing.

Contact Us

P.O. Box 2529
Williams Lake, BC V2G 4P2
Phone: (250) 989-0301   
Fax: (250) 989-0307
Toll Free: 1-888-668-4245

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