Aboriginal Family Services
1102 Angus St.
The Aboriginal Family Services Centre (AFSC) is a community-based organization that helps families and children. As family structures, roles and responsibilities continuously shift, the Centre realizes the importance of remaining flexible and responsive. AFSC offers the following programs:
- Come 'n' Learn Regina Aboriginal Head Start Program
- Family Support Program
- Probono Neighbourhood Law Clinic
- Family Learning Place
- KidsFirst Program
- Foster Care Support Program
- Mentoring Program
If you or anyone you know is in need of help for any reason for general help we can help to locate the appropriate resources. Please call (306) 525-1283 or drop by the Centre.
Al Ritchie Family Wellness Centre
2250 Lindsay St.
The Al Ritchie Family Wellness Centre is a drop-in centre which offers a variety of free family programs (music, crafts, and story telling), a place for you children to play while you visit or use the clothing bank, and also a place to phone if you need help connecting with other organizations in the city for programs or services.
For more information about their programs and schedule, call (306) 525-4989 or visit the Regina Kids Calendar of Free Activities.
Al Ritchie Health Action Centre
325 Victoria Ave.
The Al Ritchie Health Action Centre is a community health centre whose staff includes a nurse, nutritionist, and outreach coordinator. The Centre offeres a variety of programming, including an adult education program, Baby's Best Start, a community kitchen & cupboard, Toonie haircuts, and much more. Please call (306) 766-7660 for more information about scheduled programs and services.
Catholic Family Services
974 Albert Street
Catholic Family Service Society is a non-profit community based organization. It is staffed by qualified personnel trained in social work, counselling and psychology to provide effective assistance to individuals and families in distress regardless of beliefs, social or economic circumstances. Counseling fees are calculated on a sliding scale. Catholic Family Services provides the following programs:
- Family Counselling
- Group Programs (For children, teens, young parents, individuals, couples, and families)
- Families First Program
1102 8th Ave.
Circle Project offers a wide variety of self-development programs and counseling services within a cultural framework that has proven comfortable and acceptable for Aboriginal people. Circle Project offers the following programs:
- Drug and Alchohol Counselling
- 'Respect for All' Traditional Parenting Program
- Family Literacy Program
- Family Violence Program
Any person who desires assistance is welcome. Call (306) 347-7515 for more information about programs offered at the centre.
Family Service Regina
2020 Halifax St.
Family Service Regina is a not-for-profit, community based organization that provides a variety of services and programs for more than 6,000 families in Regina and the surrounding area. Services include:
- Family Violence Services
- Domestic Violence Intervention Program
- When Love Hurts (a 13-week program for young women who have experienced abusive relationships)
- Teen Parent Program
- Families and Schools Together (to prevent school failure)
Counseling fees are calculated on a sliding scale, and some programs are subsidized with no direct cost to the client.
4001 3rd Ave. North
The Gathering Place aims to provide "one stop service delivery" ensuring the efficient and effective delivery of programs and services to the Treaty/Status Indian population in the City of Regina. The following services are available:
- First Nations Employment Centre - (306) 569-0321
- Treaty Four Education Centre - (306) 522-5277
- First Nations Family Support Centre - (306) 522-6722
Provides counselling, Parent Effectiveness Training, Traditional Parenting, Youth intervention, assistance to young mothers, men's talking circles, and more.
- Neighbourhood Recreation Program - (306) 359-1777
- Evening program for youth.
- School to work transition program - (306) 721-8680
- Silver Sage Housing Corporation - (306) 721-2909; Toll Free: 1-866-721-2911
High quality affordable housing.
- WISH (Wichihik Iskwewak) Safe House - (306) 543-0493; email@example.com
Open 24 hours/day for women and children fleeing abuse.
- Oyate Safe House/"All Nations Helping the Children" - (306) 789-9586/539-5983
Receives children 12 to 15 years of age who are requiring a place of safety and protection from the harms associated with the street sex trade. Children under 12 years and over 15 years are accommodated in special circumstances.
To learn more about these services call the Gathering Place at (306) 522-7494.
North Central Family Centre
2931 5th Ave.
The North Central Family Centre delivers in excess of 45 structured programs to Regina's inner city children, youth, families andseniors six days a week. The Centre's mission is to carry out works for the encouragement andempowerment of the inner city community by offering a variety of programs and services.
Regina Open Door Society
1855 Smith St.
The Regina Open Door Society (RODS) is a non-profit organization that provides settlement and integration services to refugees and immigrants in Regina. RODS is committed to meeting the needs of newcomers by offering programs and services that enable them to achieve their goals and participate fully in the larger community.
The programs and services offered to newcomers and their families include:
- Child and Youth programs
- Employment Services
- Enhanced Language Training (ELT)
- Families in Transition Programs
- KidsFirst Programs
- Language Instruction For Newcomers (LINC)
- Interpretation and Translation Services
- Newcomer Welcome Centre
- Settlement Services and volunteer opportunities.
Please call or visit the website for complete details on our programs.