Our Programs

Supported Child Development

Assisting families of children with unique abilities and additional support requirements to be included in a childcare or other community setting that meets family needs

The program is intended to serve children from birth to 19 who have a developmental delay, disability or are at risk of having a developmental delay in any of the following areas: Communication, Physical, Intellectual, Emotional and Behavioural.  Parents may self-refer, or with parental consent, referrals may come from other service providers. The service is voluntary and free of charge. The service is provided in the communities of Dawson Creek, Chetwynd and Tumbler Ridge.

Program Summary

The Supported Child Development Program (SCDP) is a community-based program that assists families of children with extra support needs to be included in a childcare or other community setting that meets family needs.

The program is intended to serve children from birth to 19 who have a developmental delay or disability or are at risk of having a developmental delay in any of the following areas: Communication, Physical, Intellectual, Emotional and Behavioural.

SCDP provides the following services to support children, families, and childcare providers:

  • Individual planning to promote each child’s development and participation to their optimal level
  • Training and information for families and childcare providers to help each child’s development
  • Resources such as books, toys and specialized equipment
  • Referrals to other services such as therapists or specialists
  • Where necessary, additional staffing to ensure that children may participate fully with their peers

SCDP operates under the principles of inclusion and family centered practice. SCDP uses a multi-disciplinary team approach. Parents may self-refer, or with parental consent, referrals may come from other service providers. The service is voluntary and free of charge.

We provide services in Chetwynd, Dawson Creek and Tumbler Ridge.

The program is funded by the Ministry of Children and Family Development.

Please contact the program consultant for further questions and to determine eligibility

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South Peace Community Resources Society is a true grass roots organization. Since the start, and with the support of our local partners and stakeholders, we have grown alongside our local community to meet the unique and changing needs of our residents. Our staff and volunteers are dedicated to providing safe and accessible services to those we support, enabling healthy and productive lives.

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