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Agencies Awarded Funding 2019- 2021

The Northwest Peace FASD Network strives to address FASD needs across the lifespan without age barriers, identify gaps in services and provide sustainable solutions, and build on existing capacity to address identified needs.

In order to accomplish these goals, the Northwest Peace Critique Team has evaluated the proposals received for the RFP-01-2019-21 FASD Supports and Services call for proposals issued on January 18th, 2019.  This is a 2 year-contract for the period of April 1st, 2019- March 31st, 2021.

The Team has awarded funding to the following agencies for the next two years:

Grande Prairie Family Education Society (Grande Prairie) two positions: One Parent Child Assistant Mentor, One FASD Supports Worker.

Aseniwuche Winewak Nation of Canada (Grande Cache) two positions: One Parent Child Assistant Mentor, One FASD Supports.

W.J. Stelmaschuk and Associates Ltd. (Peace River) two positions: One Parent Child Assistant Mentor, One FASD Supports worker.

 Whitefish Lake First Nation #459 (Atikameg) One First Nation Parent Child Assistant Mentor.

Driftpile Cree Nation (Driftpile) One First Nation Parent Child Assistant Mentor.

We would like to acknowledge all Agencies who submitted a proposal to the Network and commend your interest in providing FASD services in our catchment area. We look forward to continuing to work with your agency in partnership and would encourage you to continue to visit the Network website at www.nwfasdnetwork.com for FASD information and future opportunities.

Warm Regards,

Gwen Vekved,

Northwest Peace FASD Executive Director

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AHS Child and Youth Program- Kids Klub

AHS Child & Youth Addiction and Mental Health Services will have its next Kids’ Klub program start date on March 19th, 2019.  The sessions will occur every Tuesday from 3:30 to 5:00 PM for eight consecutive weeks in the fourth floor boardroom at Nordic Court.  The goal of this program is to educate and support children 7 to 12 years of age who are negatively affected by a family member’s alcohol or substance use, gambling and/or mental health problem. 

See attached posters for more information:

Kids’ Klub Brochure Spring2019

Kids Klub Poster 2019FINAL

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NW Peace FASD Network- Request for Proposals 2019

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

The Northwest Peace FASD Board of Directors is requesting detailed and comprehensive applications until 4:30 pm local time Tuesday February 19th, 2019 for the following project:

RFP-01-2019-21

FASD SUPPORTS AND SERVICES

Documents and general information are available on the NWPFASD website (see below for the proposal document) or directly from the office of the Northwest Peace FASD Network.

NWFASD Support Contact- kim@nwfasd.ca

 

Mailing:          #204, 9805 97 St, Grande Prairie, AB T8V 8B9

Office:             #204, 9805 97 St, Grande Prairie, AB T8V 8B9

Submissions may be mailed, hand delivered or emailed to kim@nwfasd.ca

INQUIRIES

All questions must be emailed to NW FASD Program Support, kim@nwfasd.ca

ISSUE DATE: January 18th,2019

Deadline: February 19th, 2019 Tuesday at 4:30 p.m.

 

CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW TO OPEN THE PROPOSAL DOCUMENT: 

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In The News: New detox centre the first of its kind for an Alberta First Nation

Much-needed facility will give users a short-term space for safe withdrawal

The new detox facility and health centre on the Blood Tribe is the First Nation’s latest response to the opioid crisis. (Reid Southwick/CBC)

Health officials are hoping a new detox and treatment facility — the first of its kind for an Alberta First Nation — will help slow the pace of overdose deaths on the Blood Tribe.

A ribbon-cutting for the new 12-bed, 24-hour facility was held Monday.

In the past two weeks, there have been 22 overdoses — one of them fatal — on the First Nation with a population of about 12,000. Last year there were 335 overdoses.

Jacen Abery, head of emergency services, said his staff would normally take overdosing patients to an off-reserve emergency room.

Jacen Abery, head of emergency services, cuts the ribbon to open the new safe withdrawal facility on the…

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NW Peace FASD Network – 2019 RFP

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

The Northwest Peace FASD Board of Directors is requesting detailed and comprehensive applications until 4:30 pm local time Tuesday February 19th, 2019 for the following project:

RFP-01-2019-21

FASD SUPPORTS AND SERVICES

Documents and general information are available on the NWPFASD website (see below for the proposal document) or directly from the office of the Northwest Peace FASD Network.

NWFASD Support Contact- kim@nwfasd.ca

 

Mailing:          #204, 9805 97 St, Grande Prairie, AB T8V 8B9

Office:             #204, 9805 97 St, Grande Prairie, AB T8V 8B9

Submissions may be mailed, hand delivered or emailed to kim@nwfasd.ca

INQUIRIES

All questions must be emailed to NW FASD Program Support, kim@nwfasd.ca

ISSUE DATE: January 18th,2019

Deadline: February 19th, 2019 Tuesday at 4:30 p.m.

 

CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW TO OPEN THE PROPOSAL DOCUMENT: 

rfp-2019 nwpfasd network

 

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Unintended Pregnancy Options Workbook

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There are many feelings when a woman discovers she is pregnant. There is disbelief and shock as well as often, anger, pride, happiness, depression and anxiety. It can be difficult to think about what to do. It can be hard to know who to talk to about this problem.

In order to make a good decision for yourself you will need reliable information on all your options, some space and time to yourself and a person to talk to when you want to talk during this decision-making process. It is not always easy to make a decision when faced with an unintended pregnancy, but remember that it is YOUR decision and ultimately you need to make it for yourself.

It is hoped that this guide will help you sort out your feelings and make a decision. If you choose to, you can work through it with your partner, parent or…

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