Veterans and their families
The Veteran Family Program Coordinator is available to facilitate the transition for the whole family.
A counsellor who knows and understands the reality of Veterans’ families is available to answer your questions and guide you to the right resources. The meetings are customized according to your needs, confidential and free.
Veteran Family Program Transition Programs
Veteran Family Journal
Platform including more than 70 training modules on different subjects releted to physical health, psychological health, interpersonal relationships and parenting. There are live video sessions during wich it is possible to interact with facilitators. Available through the website or mobile app. Veterans and their families use the username “veterans” and the password “canada” in the mobile app and the password “canada” on the website.
Mental health first aid
Offered by the Canadian Association for Mental Health in Quebec City, this training is intended for the relatives of a person with a mental health problem. The objective of this training is to teach participants how to provide primary assistance to anyone who has a mental health problem or is in crisis. Content tailored to meet the needs of Veterans and their loved ones. Free. Duration: 16 hours, Saturday and Sunday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Operational Stress Injury (OSI) Resource
An online learning tool designed for families and peer caregivers to improve the management of challenges related to the role of peer assistance. You’ll find information about OSI, the potential impact on caregivers and strategies for dealing with it. In partnership with Veterans Affairs Canada, the Royal Ottawa Health Group and the Government of Canada. Free, no registration required.
Veteran Family Program Team
Veteran Family Program Coordinators
Veteran Family Program Coordinators guide released members of the Canadian Armed Forces, Veterans and families to services and resources that can facilitate the transition to civilian life.