Family Liaison Officers

Family Liaison Officers

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Family Liaison Officers

You can find a Family Liaison Officer at each Integrated Personnel Support Centre, located in most Canadian Armed Forces communities. The Family Liaison Officer is available to support all your family’s needs. To find the Family Liaison Officer in your community, please contact your Military Family Resource Centre.

The role of the FLO
  • Tailor the entire suite of Military Family Services Program (MFSP) services to respond to the needs of families of CAF personnel who are coping with an illness, injury and/or special need, or who have died while serving;
  • Be a member of the Designated Assistant (DA) Disengagement Team;
  • Provide or support the development of educational and awareness sessions, briefings, and resources pertaining to: bereavement, transition; change management; crisis management; family violence; impact of injury; etc.;
  • Support/counsel family members in crisis or imminent crisis;
  • Conduct group and individual counselling sessions to support families of CAF personnel who are coping with an illness, injury and/or special need, or who have died while serving;
  • Assist families of CAF personnel who are coping with an illness, injury and/or special need, or who have died while serving, in their navigation of, and access to, relevant programs and services;
  • Provide interim support and make appropriate referrals to relevant service providers.