Family Liaison Officer (FLO)

Family Liaison Officer (FLO)

Our Mental Health can be affected by such things as family relationships, addictions Issues, financial difficulties, school or work stress, grief, abuse/trauma, or a type of Illness.
 
The FLO is a social worker employed at the Integrated Personnel Support Centre (IPSC), St. John’s.  The FLO provides support services for families of CAF personnel coping with an illness, injury and/or special need. Here is a list of what the IPSC FLO can do for you and your family:
 
•    Support for children, parents or spouses through stressful or transitionalperiods.
•    Support/counsel family members in crisis or imminent crisis.
•    Helping families cope with the impact of the injury or illness.
•    Funding up to 168 hrs of childcare for families of CAF personnel who are ill and injured.
•    Help for families to navigate through relevant programs and services.
•    Aid in developing positive coping strategies using a strengths-based approach.
•    Foster Family peer support groups/networks.
•    Advocate on behalf of families coping with an illness, injury and/or special need.