Parent Education Group

What:  Parent Education Group is a once-a-week group that engages parents whose children/youth are affected by parental mental illness and addictions.  The group covers a range of attachment-parent focused topics.

When:  Each group runs for 8 weeks.  The groups usually occur 2 or 3 times per year (Winter, Spring and Fall.)  Groups are held during evening hours.  Dinner and childminding are provided.

The next group will run Tuesdays from October 22nd– November 26th, 6-7:30pm.

Where:  Groups are held at the Garratt Wellness Centre (7504 Chelsea Place, Richmond)

Who:  The groups are for parents of kids/youth who are affected by parental mental illness or addictions.

The groups are led by trained facilitators who are either program staff or from local partnering organizations.

Why:  These multi-week groups offer opportunities to learn new information and build new skills for parents whose children/youth are affected by parental mental illness and addictions.

Parent Education Groups are open to Supporting Families Affected by Parental Mental Illness and Addictions clients:

  • Who are parents of kids/youth affected by parental mental illness or substance use
  • Living or working in Richmond
  • Who have decided in partnership with the Supporting Families Clinical Lead that the group would be beneficial for the parent

If you have questions about registration and/or about this group, please contact us

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To become a Supporting Families client, please submit a completed Referral Form, available HERE.

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