These are a list of potential resources in the community and do not reflect a recommendation by Building Grand Families. Information only

Elm Grove Centre prides itself on offering an integrative, person centered treatment approach to service delivery. Elm Grove Centre’s mission is to offer a multifaceted approach to well being, accompanied by a skillful team of licensed, qualified service providers. We are a multidisciplinary team featuring mind and body support offering: 

Counselling Services (Wellington, Alma and Tignish locations), Occupational Therapy Services (Wellington and Alma locations), Physiotherapy Services (Wellington Location), Equine Assisted Psychotherapy Services (Alma Location), Secure video platform Counselling and Occupational Therapy services (all locations) 

The PEI Alliance for Mental Well-Being is an independent, incorporated not-for-profit organization. The Alliance aims to ensure all people living in Prince Edward Island have an equal opportunity to achieve and maintain the best possible mental well-being throughout their lifetime.

Colleen Mahar Counselling Services provides mental health, wellness support, and guidance for adults on Prince Edward Island through counselling in a safe, confidential, and non judgmental space. Attending counselling for the first time, or even if you’ve attended in the past, can be an intimidating and uncertain experience. If you’re feeling anxious about the process, you are not alone. Just remember that you are deserving of this time and space. Positive change is on the horizon.

The Vanier Institute of the Family

The Vanier Institute of the Family seeks to understand families in Canada, family life and family experience, expectations and aspirations. We are dedicated to understanding how families interact with, have an impact on and are affected by social, economic, environmental and cultural forces.

Beth Tyson is a psychotherapist, childhood trauma consultant, mental health journalist, and children’s book author. Her best selling book, A Grandfamily for Sullivan, is a tool to help children cope with uncertainty when their life suddenly turns upside down.

Please join her Facebook group, Emotiminds – it is a group for families and professionals who want to increase emotional well-being for families.

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Child and Youth Advocate/PEI

Children and youth have rights under the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child. What does the Child and Youth Advocate do?

  • Listens to children and youth and helps to have their voice heard and taken seriously 
  • Helps connect children, youth and their families to programs and services
  • Works with families, professionals, communities, and government to protect and promote your rights
  • Makes recommendations and reports about important matters for children and youth
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Community Legal Information

At Community Legal Information, we provide anonymous confidential services. You are safe to ask the questions you need to ask to make the right decisions. We are a registered charity that gives Islanders information about the law and the justice system.

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Family Service PEI

Family Service PEI is a not for profit charitable organization, committed to offering services to all Islanders regardless of their ability to pay. We offer high quality evidence based therapeutic counselling to individuals, couples, families and groups. Our credit counselling program is accredited by Credit Counselling Canada.

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Island Pregnancy Centre

Island Pregnancy Centre is a Christian agency whose goal is to provide emotional and practical support to those facing an unexpected pregnancy. In a safe and judgment-free environment, clients receive accurate information and pregnancy options mentoring. They provide ongoing support through Baby Boutique, Support Groups, Peer Mentoring, Community Events and Post Adoption Support.

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Serene View Ranch

Serene View Ranch offers a wide range of professional and confidential psychological and health related services, including Equine-Assisted Psychotherapy. The main focus is assessing and treating trauma and PTSD in the general population, but mostly first responders and veterans.

Katie Murray

Art Therapy for Children and Youth “Beyond the Bridge Therapy Centre”

Art Therapy provides a non-verbal way in which children and youth can creatively express themselves without struggling to find the words. 

Drawing, painting, sculpting, clay work, crafting, sewing, collage, embroidery, and construction are just some of the many creative paths used during art therapy. For more information contact Katie Murray certified art therapist and member of the PEI Counseling Association.