Early Years Services

Our Early Years Services are specialized intervention and prevention services for Aboriginal children 0-6 years of age and their families. We work directly with parents and caregivers to offer Infant Massage, parent coaching, Circle of Security, Strengthening Families and Cultural parent groups. Participation is voluntary and family-centred, and parent driven for all programs.

Our Early Years Intervention Specialist (EYIS) provides mental health and complex developmental prevention and intervention services, and transition planning for infants, children, and their families or caregivers

Aboriginal Infant Development (AIDP) provides expert support to Aboriginal children with early identification and support of developmental delays or at risk for developing special needs.

Aboriginal infant development and Aboriginal Supported Child Development dual consultants (AIDP/ASCD) provide expert support to Aboriginal children with identification and support of developmental delays or at risk for developing special needs. To build the ability for inclusion in childcare or social settings supporting the right of all children of diverse abilities to participate actively up to the age of 18 years.

Our Early Years Family Enrichment Worker (EYFEW) works alongside our EYIS, AIDP and ASCD providing culturally sensitive family-centred support services to enrich parent and family development and holistic well-being with infants and children 0-6 years of age.

Our Early Years Key Worker (EYKW) provides direct support work in childcare settings, some school settings, and other recreational settings for children 3- 6 years of age with complex developmental delays or disorders. We directly assist with school readiness while working collaboratively with the family and the family’s team.