Program Information

Find a listing of our year-round education and support programs in our current newsletter

Help Line Experts

Ask for Kim Dixon at 1-888-888-0029 for rural & remote calls to Prince George or 250-561-8033 direct

Support Locations

We serve the B.C. Prince George and Northern Interior Region including Quesnel and Omineca Lakes District

FAMILIES Alliance on Mental Illness

FAMILIES reduces barriers to mental health &/or addiction treatment for a loved one through peer family support, education, systems navigation and advocacy in Prince George and B.C. Northern Interior communities. We offer professional training, participation in planning, and evaluation of services and families as partners in treatment. FAMILIES was trademarked in 2013.

Family linking arms together in a show of support like the work that FAMILIES of Prince George & Northern Interior provide for the loved ones of persons with a mental illness and/or addiction.

Meet Our FAMILIES Specialists

Our experts provide personal and confidential support services

A map of Prince George & BC Northern Interior ongoing support groups for 2017/18.

Find Your Support Group

Consult our map with various locations for FAMILIES Support Groups in Prince George and B.C.’s Northern Interior. We are accessible by telephone or online, with on-site education programs and group support located in Prince George, Quesnel and the Omineca Lakes District in British Columbia.

Featuring Wednesday Workshops

Check out our listing of 2018 workshops offered at no charge for you in Prince George, B.C.

Articles & Newsletters

Hi, I’m Kim Dixon, BA, MSc, CPS (F), FAMILIES Peer Specialist (&Co.) and
Area Manager for FAMILIES. Our team is here to support you in a number ways to help with a loved one who has a mental illness and/or addiction. Our newsletters contain a complete listing of all the programs and support we offer. And we have articles to inspire and inform you because we want you to know you are not alone.

Hi, I’m Kim Dixon, BA, MSc, CPS (F), FAMILIES Peer Specialist (&Co.) and Area Manager for FAMILIES. Our team is here to support you in a number ways to help with a loved one who has a mental illness and/or addiction. Our newsletters contain a complete listing of all the programs and support we offer. And we have articles to inspire and inform you because we want you to know you are not alone.

Strengthening Families Together

Provides education and support to families who have a loved one with a mental illness. Families meet once a week for 10 weeks to learn positive coping strategies and to receive support. Courses available 2018 in Prince George and Lakes District. Click on EDUCATION in our menu for the SFT program near you.

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Supporting Kids in Omineca/Lakes District

Check out Puppet Play & Puppet Talk for grades 1 to 6, which helps explain mental illness. Kids In Control is also an educational support group for children ages 8 to 12 who have a parent or sibling living with a mental illness.

For Kids at FAMILIES, check out Puppet Play & Puppet Talk for grades 1 to 6, which helps explain mental illness. Kids In Control is also an educational support group for children ages 8 to 12 who have a parent or sibling living with a mental illness.

Prince George

Mental Health First Aid