Provincial Family Services
Provincial Family Services (PFS) is a program within Provincial Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services that provides integrated and immersive services that reflects a one-stop approach to supporting families with school age deaf and hard of hearing children, youth and young adults up to age 24 across service systems, particularly through periods of transition, such as school entry and for youth and young adults into adulthood. PFS provides support through navigation and direct services to children, youth and young adults, and their families.
If you are Deaf or Hard of Hearing youth or young adult up to age 24 and need help with planning for transition to adulthood including support with access, please email FS@gov.bc.ca or text (604) 809-1547.
We also offer support and referrals to Ministry staff and other professionals that work with families who have deaf, hard of hearing and deafblind members.
An overview of services:
- Family & Parent Connection
- Children & Youth Services
- Language Enrichment Services
- Community Awareness & Development
- System Navigation & Access Consultation
PFS provides consultation and navigation support to MCFD clients birth to 23 years of age, their families and professionals that work with them.
PFS provides language-infused direct services to deaf, hard of hearing and deafblind children, youth and young adults between the ages of 5-23 and their families.