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Strengthening relationships in your family

Families Together

What can I expect from this service?
Spending quality time with our birth family, chosen families and our community has a positive impact on our quality of life. This program aims at strengthening family resiliency, empowering parents/caregivers, and building connections through fun and educational activities. Families Together helps reduce family stress, increase family connection, and develops connections to other families and community, all while having fun. Weekly topics may include:

  • Family Identity
  • Emotion Regulation
  • Kindness and Empathy
  • Family Routines
  • Other topics chosen by the group
Families Together Program | Kindred

Is this service for me?

The program is for families with school-aged children, up to age 14.

How do I access this service?

The program is spread over 9-weeks for 45-60minutes. In-person or virtual groups are offered throughout the year, so contact us any time to find out when our next program starts.

Do I have to pay for this service?

There is no cost to families to participate. This is made possible by a partnership with Family Resource Networks Alberta.

I want to find out more about this service

For more information, contact intake@kindred.ca or call 403.205.5294.

Functional Family Therapy | Kindred Services

Functional Family Therapy

What can I expect from this service?
In some families, children and teens experience serious problems in school, absenteeism and even interactions with the criminal justice system. Functional Family Therapy (FFT) is an evidence-based program for families of youth, aged 11 to 18 years old, who are dealing with complex problems like delinquency, mental health concerns, criminal involvement, substance abuse and violence. The program helps family members learn new skills and better connect with one another. As a result, families:

  • Increase communication skills
  • Build trust and respect
  • Negotiate more effectively
  • Strengthen family relationships

This is made possible by a partnership with Family Resource Networks Alberta.Is this service for me?

The program is for families of youth, aged 11 to 18 years old, dealing with any of the following challenges:

  • involvement with juvenile justice system
  • family conflict
  • problems at school
  • mental health

How do I access this service?

FFT is offered in partnership between Kindred and carya. Together, we are committed to providing seamless service, including a common intake process. Families can call one number at 403.205.5244 to access this service.

Do I have to pay for this service?

Kindred or carya will work with you to ensure finances are not a barrier to service. In some situations, fees will be waived. This is made possible by a partnership with Family Resource Networks Alberta.

I want to find out more about this service

For more information or to access the service, contact the carya intake line at 403.205.5244 or intake@caryacalgary.ca.