About this program
The Wraparound Program offers youth, age 13-18 living in South and East Vancouver, wraparound support to develop their strengths and to build on their resilience.
Certified Wraparound facilitators work with the youth to engage in pro-social activities, develop healthy attachments to their communities, and make progress toward their goals. Our staff work with the youth to create individualized support teams that can collaborate together on strategies to fulfill their needs and work towards achieving their plans.
The support teams are customized to fit the individual’s preferences and can consist of both informal (family, friends, peers, etc.) and formal (school counsellors, school liaison officers, community service providers, etc.) supports.
The program has mainly two distinctive service delivery formats:
- One-to-one para-counselling with a youth worker and one-to-one clinical counselling services
- Wraparound team support, facilitated by the youth workers
The program consists of the following phases:
- Identify short and long term goals
- Build a team of support
- Work with the team to develop a Wraparound Action Plan
- Implement the goals outlined in the Wraparound Action Plan
Once enrolled into the program, youth will also have access to the following supports: one-to-one para-counselling with a youth worker and one-to-one clinical counselling services. Other activities that can be accessed through this program include: referrals and accompaniments to other organizations and services, consultation meetings with family members and/or service providers, and peer group activities and field trips!