General Counselling

We provide individual, couple and family counselling to those faced with challenges in their lives. In a caring and confidential atmosphere we will support you to build on strengths, identify barriers and work toward positive change.

Fees are based on ability to pay, assessed on a sliding scale. Fees do not apply to all programs. Employee and Family Assistance Programs may cover the cost of services.

All of our social workers are registered with the Saskatchewan Association of Social Workers. Counsellors with other credentials are registered with their respective professional body as applicable.  

Walk-In Counselling Clinic

Catholic Family Services now offers Walk-In Counselling Services. This service is free and requires no appointment or follow up. Come by one of our Walk-In Clinic Locations and receive same day support. 

Walk-In Counselling is a solution focused model of brief therapy. This is a strength based, person-centred approach in which the client is encouraged to work toward goals by building on their positive characteristics/coping skills/supports that are already in place.

Due to Covid Restrictions, Walk-In Counselling is Available by phone;

Call Catholic Family Services Monday to Friday 8:30AM-5:00PM* to access same day counselling support.  

*(closed over lunch) 

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                                                        June 2, 2021

One in five Canadians will experience a mental illness throughout their lifetime. Family Service Saskatchewan’s Rapid Access Counselling is breaking down barriers to accessible mental health services. 

Beginning in June 2021 Family Service Saskatchewan will be offering Rapid Access Counselling through a one-stop-shop website created to make it easier for people in Saskatchewan to access counselling.  Our service is for all individuals looking for help with a wide-range of issues, including stress, depression, anxiety, family conflict and urgent needs.  People will be able to find information about our service and book an appointment at www.counsellingconnectsask.ca

Family Service Saskatchewan has been offering Rapid Access Counselling in over 23 communities since 2019.  This initiative is a collaboration between 11 Family Service Saskatchewan member agencies.  Our Rapid Access Counselling offers accessible counselling services at no cost to the individual. 

"Finding the right support in times of need can be a challenge.  We are utilizing technology and collaboration to bring forward a new and efficient way for helping people” said Shellie Pociuk, CEO of Family Service Regina which provides coordination and administrative support for this project. 

Family Service Saskatchewan is dedicated to improving access to mental health services in Saskatchewan for individuals who might not have the means otherwise.   "Rapid Access Counselling, through Family Service Saskatchewan ensures safe and accessible services for our communities," said Christa Daku, Chair of Family Service Saskatchewan. "Access to affordable mental health counselling is an issue that significantly impacts many families, and now all our counselling locations and times are available in one spot to make us easier to find." 

Family Service Saskatchewan has partnered with 211 SK to ensure people can quickly access counselling when they need it.  “Over the past year, 211 Saskatchewan saw a 49.8% increase in the number of people seeking support services related to Mental Health and Addictions,” says Robyn Edwards-Bentz, CEO of United Way Regina.  “United Ways in Regina and Saskatoon are grateful to work with incredible partners like Family Service Saskatchewan.” 211 Saskatchewan is a service of United Way Regina and United Way Saskatoon and Area.

About Family Service Saskatchewan Rapid Access Counselling
Rapid Access Counselling  is a program of Family Service Saskatchewan. These services are community-based and province-wide for adults, children, teens and their families. The service is available at multiple locations across Saskatchewan and aim to increase access to solution focused counselling.   Services can be accessed at www.counsellingconnectsask.ca.

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Critical Incident Group Debriefing

Trained staff facilitate supportive crises intervention for small homogenous groups who have encountered a traumatic event. Additional crises support services are available, which may include individual crises intervention, follow-up services, counselling or referral for other professional care. 

For more information or to register:

Call: (306) 445-6960
Email: battlefords.cfs@sasktel.net OR couns.cfs@sasktel.net

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Counselling

 

" When I was finally ready to face the challenges in my life, Catholic Family Services offered me compassion, caring support and hope. I felt their commitment to confidentiality was a promise that would be kept. From the moment of first contact, I was treated with respect and dignity by all the staff I encountered. I entered counselling at Catholic Family Services with a cloud of darkness overshadowing my life and discovered a beacon of light. I felt like I had finally found a soft place to fall." 

- Testimonial