Let’s celebrate Manitoba! The Province of Manitoba has officially proclaimed September 9th to be known throughout Manitoba as Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Awareness Day!
Come join us on Monday, September 9th, 2019 from 9:00 – 11:00 am at the Legislature to mark this recognition.
PLEASE NOTE THERE HAS BEEN A CHANGE IN LOCATION TO THE ROTUNDA INSIDE THE LEGISLATIVE BUILDING (to be mindful of our unpredictable weather).
What a success story! Applause for The Foster Family Coalition of the NWT for creating the pilot 4Y Program after identifying a gap in services, specifically for young people with FASD who are transitioning out of foster care! Check out this great article by CBC News on how pairing youth with a service navigator can help them to learn life skills and build support networks that focuses on their strengths and aid them in achieving their goals! Building relationships, taking a team approach and providing support are some of the best known strategies to assisting individuals with FASD to be successful!
Click here for the full article.