Supported Child & Youth (SC&Y), Houston Supported Child & Youth and Hazelton Supported Child & Youth
Supported Child and Youth (SC&Y) Program is provided to Children and Youth who are part of the Ministry of Children and Family Development's Child and Youth with Special Needs' (CYSN) program.
Eligiblity for the Program:
For Children and Youth, (0-18 years old) living in Houston, BC and the Hazeltons, BC who are:
- Eligible for Autism Programs or...
- Eligible for the "At Home Program" or...
- Confirmed Diagnosis of a Intellectual Disability.
SC&Y Program focuses on skill development specific to the child or youth and their individual needs.
SC&Y Program approach will include teaching, mentoring, direct support with a focus on:
- social skills
- life skills
- interdependence and transition
- support to families to provide techniques for them to enhance their child/youth's self esteem and skill development.
Referral Process for the Program:
For a referral to Houston and Hazelton's Supported Child and Youth Program, please contact the Ministry of Children and Family Development's Children and Youth with Special Needs Program Social Worker at 250.847.7727.
Houston Supported Child and Youth Program Contact:
Allison Hexter, Supported Child and Youth Consultant
Location 2430 Butler Ave - Unit C, Houston, BC
Hazelton Supported Child and Youth Program Contact:
Sharon Mason, Supported Child and Youth Consultant
Location 2725 Hwy 62, Hazelton, BC V0J 1Y0
Juanita Hagman, Program Coordinator