FamilySmart ® Parent Peer Support Program

FamilySmart offers the Parent Peer Support Program to CASA’s parents and caregivers. Parent peer support workers are caregivers of kids who struggle with mental health challenges.

We know what it’s like because we’ve been there too. Whether you are waiting for services, accessing services or have transitioned out of services at CASA, we are here for your family and we want to help.

How can a parent peer support worker help you and your family?

  • We will listen to you, and we understand what you’re going through.
  • We can help you navigate the system. We’ll connect you to services and supports that are available to you.
  • We can help you prepare for meetings with mental health professionals.

We can meet by phone, video chat or email. There is no waitlist and no charge for our service. For more information or to connect, email or call

Visit the FamilySmart website at

For A Child In Immediate Crisis

If your child is in physical danger or is at risk of harming themselves or someone else, call 911 or go to the nearest emergency department.

If your child is in crisis, dial the Edmonton crisis lines at 780-482-4357 or 780-342-7777 for immediate assistance.

May 1-7 is Mental Health Week.

For thousands of families across Alberta, every week is Mental Health Week. Support CASA Mental Health and help empower our kids and families thrive.