Starfish Family Resources maintains a list of Community Resources to help families navigate the legal, financial and emotional challenges the come with divorce, separation, co-parenting and multi-family dynamics. Simply click on the headers below to locate resources in your community.
Use this map to navigate Counselling Services available in your area. Online only resources are located below the map.
BetterHelp - Online counselling.
TherapyTribe - Online counselling.
Maple - Virtual psychotherapy.
Psychology Today - Find psychologists in your area.
Rapid Access Counselling - offers "pay what you can" single session appointments by video chat or phone anywhere in Alberta. Book online or call 1.877.244.2360 (toll-free).
Use this map to navigate Family Support resources available in your area. Online only resources are located below the map.
Our Family Wizard - With Our Family Wizard, your schedule, expenses, and communication are contained within one app, so you can solve shared custody challenges faster and without confusion. That means less conflict and more energy to focus on your children.
CoParenter - Coparenting app that supports communication, coordination and has options for live and on demand mediation.
Use this map to navigate Parenting Programs available in your area. Online only resources are located below the map.
Parenting After Separation - This is a free six-hour workshop for parents or guardians who are separating or getting a divorce. Sometimes the course is required, or you can voluntarily take the course. The course is required: before you file a divorce application or a Family Law Act application in the Court of Queen’s Bench OR if a judge directs you to take it.
Triple P Parenting - Triple P gives you proven parenting strategies that will help you set up your child or teenager for life – so they’ll be happy, confident and successful. In the meantime, your home life will be better too… with rules followed, relationships stronger, and parents who are much less stressed! Access the program ONLINE with additional tips for Covid-19.
Families Change: Handbook - This information helps parents guide their children through separation and divorce, and calculate a child support amount to cover the costs of raising their children. This parent’s guide is a companion to A Kids Guide to Separation and Divorce and a Teen Guide to Separation and Divorce.
Use this map to navigate Financial Resources available in your area. Online only resources are located below the map.
Use this map to navigate Family Lawyers and Mediators resources available in your area. Online only resources are located below the map.
Divorce Navigator - Divorce Navigator empowers you to move through your divorce either on your own or with support from our Divorce Navigator professionals.
Use this map to navigate grief support resources available in your area. Online only resources are located below the map.
KidsGrief - is a free online resource that helps parents support their children when someone in their life is dying or has died. It equips parents with the words and confidence needed to help children grieve life’s losses in healthy ways.
Thank you to MacEwan SOWK 401 Fall 2020 Semester Professor Rita Dhungel and students Danielle, Taylor, Decca and Taylor for their hard work on this resources mapping project!