The program is intended to provide assessment & short term counselling and consultation.  It is also intended to link individuals and families with resources for more specialized counselling when necessary.

The program responds to individuals and families who may be experiencing difficulties due to the following problem areas:

Stress/Anxiety/Coping Difficulties – Anger Management – Marital Problems – Depression – Separation/Divorce – Family/Parenting Issues – Behavioral Difficulties/Child Management – Grief/Loss – Post Traumatic Stress Counselling – Adult Children of Alcoholics – Inter-generational Issues

Counselling Hours

Appointments are offered from 8:30 am – 4:30 pm on Saturdays each month at the Viking/Beaver FCSS office and in Holden upon request.

Fees – Effective March 1, 2015

Residents within the Viking/Beaver FCSS service area will be charged according to a sliding fee scale – see below. Both professional and self referrals are accepted. Appointments may be made by calling the Viking/Beaver FCSS Viking Office – (780) 336-4024.

Slide Fee Scale

Gross Family Monthly Income IndividualFamily
$        0.00 to $1,499.00$15.00$10.00
$1,500.00 to $2,499.00$20.00$15.00
$2,500.00 to $2,999.00$25.00$20.00
$3,000.00 to $3,499.00$35.00$30.00
$3,500.00 and up$50.00$45.00

Non-residents will be charged a flat fee of $55.00 per hour.