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Touchstone Family Association
Strengthening Families • Building Community

Touchstone is a non-profit community based social service agency. We have been providing services to Richmond and nearby areas since 1983.

Our services have primarily focused on preserving and enhancing family relationships. Through qualified staff, we offer a wide variety of professional services to the community.

My Tween and Me

Family Preservation & Family Reunification Program Services

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This 6-week, 12-hour group is for parents of children between the ages 7-12.  The parents meet to refine and develop their parenting and communication skills needed to help prevent drug use/misuse by their children.  Topics include how pre-teens are changing physically and emotionally, communicating with pre-teens, encouraging self-esteem, teaching good decision-making skills and discipline.

For more information, contact Fion Cheng.

To Download or view the "My Tween and Me" flyer, please click HERE.


Men, Anger and the Family

Family Preservation & Family Reunification Program Services

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The group will meet once a week for 9 consecutive weeks and will be facilitated by a male counsellor.  The sessions will consist of integrated psycho-education and group conversation, as well as videos and group exercises.  This group is designed for any man who is or has been physically or verbally abusive to his partner and/or children.

Click here to download the group information flyer.

For more information regarding this program including referrals please contact Jeff Markusoff.

Complex Developmental Behavioural Conditions / Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (CDBC/FASD)

prog cdbc-157x300Complex Developmental Behavioural Conditions (CDBC) is a term used to describe significant difficulties that may affect an individual in multiple areas of functioning. These include learning, development, mental health, adaptive behaviour and social skills. An example of a CDBC is Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). FASD is the term used to describe the range of effects caused by drinking alcohol during pregnancy. Families face many challenges trying to meet the needs of a child with CDBC or FASD.

A Touchstone FASD/CDBC Keyworker will: • Support families through the referral, assessment, and diagnostic process • Link families to appropriate community service providers • Link families to healthcare professionals • Provide education to parents, caregivers, and the general public. • Facilitate the development of a Parent Support Group. • Assist caregivers to develop a comprehensive service plan to meet the needs of the child.

Eligibility: All parents/caregivers of children and youth (0 to 18) who: • Live in the City of Richmond • Have a diagnosis or are in the process of getting a diagnosis of FASD • Demonstrate a Complex Behavioural Developmental Condition

There is no fee for this service. Community agencies, social workers and private individuals can request assistance.

For more information contact Daphne Meyer-MacLeod

Thank you to our funders for their ongoing support for Touchstone Programs and Services

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