Breaking through barriers for workers
who have children with special needs

Family Support Institute (FSI)

familysupport_fsiFSI provides information, training, workshops and province-wide networking to assist families and their communities to build upon and share their strengths. Website has list of library resource and links to other sites.FSI maintains a network of Resource Parents throughout BC who are able to provide support to families in

variety of ways including one-to-one contact, sit on Parent Advisory Committees, attend meetings and give presentations.

Resource Details:
Topic Area: Family support and information
Type: Program website
Source/Organization: Non-profit society
Geographic Focus: BC, but concept of interest to all
Language: English only
Purpose: To strengthen and support families faced with the extraordinary circumstances that come with having a family member who has a disability.
Date reviewed: January 2013