Customized Emergency Social Services Plans…
Providing comprehensive, personalized planning services for the most vulnerable populations.
Our practitioners are skilled and educated professionals who take pride in serving the community by supporting children, youth, and their families. We integrate early childhood development theories with emergency management principles in the context of planning for disasters. We take a strength-based, trauma-informed approach and strive to increase family resilience during disasters.
Our services are focused on mitigating the trauma experienced when children endure a disaster. The ability to plan ahead with children in mind is paramount to maintaining an upward trajectory following a disaster. We can serve your community with emergency disaster management plans and programs, consultations and recommendations. Please reach out to us for assistance!
How We Help
Drawing on a background in child and youth mental health, we search for opportunities to improve your current plan to better support children and youth when experiencing a disaster. Our approach to recommendations is designed to capitalize on existing community natural support networks and augment the current system to reduce the negative impact on child and youth mental health. The work we do serves as a bridge between what is required by legislation and what children need during a disaster.
Our services include workshops to help community members and professionals understand child and youth needs in the context of trauma, behaviour, mental health, brain development, displacement and recovery.
Emergency Tool Kits
Disaster Vulnerability for Children and Youth In Social Vulnerability to Disasters, Peek describes children as those under the age of 18, making up 24% of the United States population in 2010. American children are more racially and ethnically diverse with 46% falling into the categories of Hispanic/Latino, African American, Asian, Pacific Islander or other. Children are also subject to higher...
Child-Centered Disaster Response & Recovery Plans
We are passionate about preserving the mental health of children and youth in the context of disaster and have a strong desire to ensure every family and child is remembered.
Our community support services are comprehensive and specifically tailored to the needs of the people we serve. If what you see does not fit your circumstances, let us know; we can create something or direct you to one of our affiliated agencies.