The Urban Aboriginal Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Program provides culturally appropriate wholistic prevention and intervention support to urban Aboriginal individuals and families impacted by Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). The FASD program strives to increase awareness of FASD, and prevention strategies for individuals and communities. This program supports and provides resources to individuals, families and caregiver(s) impacted by FASD. It provides access to FASD community services, can assist with FASD diagnostic navigation, and provide nutritional information for individuals, families, children and youth to encourage healthy development and healthy living. There is no age requirement to access services. Community Wellness Workers provide the following services at participating Friendship Centres: service coordination; diagnostic navigation; group support activities; educational workshops and FASD prevention awareness events; advocacy, including individual, local regional and national; service referrals and one to one life skills support.


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