Strongest Families Institute (SFI) is a not-for-profit corporation providing evidence-based services to children, youth and families seeking help for mental health and/or behavioural issues impacting health and well-being.

Strongest Families provide timely care to families by teaching skills through our unique distance coaching approach – supporting families over the phone and Internet in the comfort and privacy of their own home. They provide family-centered care that is customized to meet each family’s unique needs.

The Strongest Families programs are designed to support children and youth from 3-17 years of age with behavioural difficulties (e.g., symptoms related to attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, oppositional defiance, and bullying behaviours), anxiety, and nighttime bedwetting that results in additional stress on the child and family.

Programs are easy and convenient:

  • No wait
  • Families get help in the comfort of their home
    • Convenient appointment times day or evening
  • No need to travel
  • No time off work and/or school

What programs does SFI offer?

    1. Behavioural – Parenting the Active Child (ages 3-12 yrs): presenting with behavioural challenges at home and/or school/daycare causing impairment including oppositional defiance, ADHD, conduct problems, etc.
      1. One-to-one coaching or group-based coaching
      2. Handbooks/DVDs or Smart web-site (French version available)
    2. Anxiety – Chase Worries Away (ages 6-11) and Defeat Anxiety (ages 12-17): presenting with anxiety problems causing impairment with social, specific phobia, performance/generalized and or separation).
      1. One-to-one coaching
      2. Handbooks/DVDs or Smart web-site (French version available)
    3. Nighttime Bedwetting – Nocturnal Enuresis (5-12 yrs): Urine alarm.
      1. One-to-one coaching or group-based.