About Family Guidance

Our Mission –

To support persons in the pursuit of their life goals.

Our Purpose –

We strive to support families in their pursuit of life goals while promoting their emotional wellness.

Company History –

The Port Alberni Family Guidance Association was founded in 1970. It ensures that qualified professionals are available to teach and counsel individuals, groups, and families experiencing life difficulties. We welcome everyone from youth and children, families and step-families struggling with grief and/or loss, parenting troubles, anger and stress management, communication problems, and other life issues. In our team, we have two counsellors who are registered Social Workers, two Clinical Counsellors, and one Youth Outreach Worker (BSW).

No referral is necessary. All inquires and personal concerns are confidential.

Funding –

We acknowledge the financial support of the Province of British Columbia, the Ministry of Children & Family Development, the City of Port Alberni, and the Alberni Valley Community Foundation; as well as donations from individuals and other community organizations.

Donations are greatly appreciated and tax receipts will be issued.