Empowered Families

Empowering caregivers who have been affected by prenatal exposure to alcohol

About Empowered Families

The Empowered Families (formerly known as Parent-Child Assistance Program Expanded Enrollment) is a 3-year or less home visitation program that offers individualized support for a caregiver who:

  • Is diagnosed with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) or who is suspected of having FASD
  • Has at least 50% custody of their child (or children)
  • Lives in Calgary

The program helps a parent to:

  • Strengthen the relationship with their child (or children)
  • Increase their independence.
  • Access community resources such as healthcare, housing and legal supports
  • Build healthy relationships with their families, friends and communities

Referrals for Empowered Families may come from Children Service’s caseworkers, professional or a self-referral.

Empowered Families is funded by CFAN.

Contact Us

For more information about Empowered Families, contact us at:

Program Referral Instructions

Please complete the referral form below, or download the form and send the completed document to: empoweredfamilies@mcmancalgary.ca

Empowered Families Referral Form

Referral Form

Children in the Home

Children NOT in the Home

Is There Anyone Else Living In The Home?

Other Agencies Involved


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