Child & Family Counselling

Everyone goes through times in their life when they need a little extra support. If you’re feeling confused, overwhelmed or unsure of where to turn for help, carya is here for you.

carya’s Child & Family Counselling services can help you find solutions to a wide range of everyday challenges, help you learn to manage your stress and improve your quality of life.

No two people are the same. That’s why carya’s Child and Family Counselling services are highly personalized and focus on helping you move forward in a way that works for you and your family. Our counsellors are committed to listening to your unique story and connecting you and your family to the services you need to improve your well-being.

Language-specific family counselling

Counselling services are provided through 10 community offices and are available in English, Vietnamese, Spanish and French.

Eligibility and intake

Counselling is available for couples, families, children and youth and single parents of children ages 24 and under.

carya is committed to providing easy access to counselling and offers counsellors in numerous locations throughout the city. Our Intake Coordinator will discuss the various locations with you and will work with you to choose the best location. All of our locations are wheelchair accessible.

To initiate the counselling process, call the Intake Coordinator at 403-205-5244.

If you are in crisis and need immediate assistance, please call the Distress Center at 403-266-1605 or 9-1-1.


Fees for counselling are based on a sliding scale, according to a client’s ability to pay. Fee options can be discussed if the established fee is not manageable or if family circumstances change.

Fees are payable each session by cash, cheque, Visa or MasterCard. If you meet with your counsellor at our downtown office, you will also be able to pay with debit.