First Steps

PCAP

SPEC Association for Children & Families

Pregnant

Individuals

Postnatal

up to 12 months

First Steps (PCAP)

The PCAP (Parent Child Assistance Program) model used successfully in other Alberta communities has been implemented and will be maintained to support women and gender diverse people who:

  1. are pregnant or up to 12 months postnatal (and/or has a child with FASD);
  2. are experiencing issues with alcohol and/or drug use;
  3. lack connections to community supports and resources.
SPEC Association Website

First Steps (PCAP)

The PCAP (Parent Child Assistance Program) model used successfully in other Alberta communities has been implemented and will be maintained to support women and gender diverse people who:

  1. are pregnant or up to 12 months postnatal (and/or has a child with FASD);
  2. are experiencing issues with alcohol and/or drug use;
  3. lack connections to community supports and resources.
SPEC Association Website
Free • Confidential • Judge Free

Programming to help mothers struggling with addictions. Trained and supervised advocates provide one-on-one personalized supports that include home visitation and intervention to mothers and their families for 3 years. Community and self referrals welcomed!‍

First Step’s Advocates support mothers in:

  • Setting goals and identifying steps to achieve them
  • Obtaining alcohol/drug treatment
  • Staying in recovery
  • Choosing a family planning method
  • Accessing child health care and immunizations
  • Connecting with community services
  • Providing transportation to important appointments
  • Sorting out housing and child custody issues
  • Addressing domestic violence
  • Resolving system service barriers
Contact the First Steps Program, we want to help. There is help & support for you.
Free • Confidential • Judge Free

Programming to help mothers struggling with addictions. Trained and supervised advocates provide one-on-one personalized supports that include home visitation and intervention to mothers and their families for 3 years. Community and self referrals welcomed!‍

First Step’s Advocates support mothers in:

  • Setting goals and identifying steps to achieve them
  • Obtaining alcohol/drug treatment
  • Staying in recovery
  • Choosing a family planning method
  • Accessing child health care and immunizations
  • Connecting with community services
  • Providing transportation to important appointments
  • Sorting out housing and child custody issues
  • Addressing domestic violence
  • Resolving system service barriers
Contact the First Steps Program, we want to help. There is help & support for you.

Contact SPEC Association First Steps Advocate

  • OFFICE:

    #101 – 327 3rd Street West
    Brooks, AB  T1R 0E7

  • Call or Text:

    +403-363-4641

  • Email:

    jennifer.scholz@spec.ab.ca

  • Website:

    spec.ab.ca