Are you a medically releasing Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) member? Is your family member or loved one medically releasing?
On April 1, 2018, medically releasing Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) members, Veterans who medically release on or after April 1, 2018 and their families will have unlimited access to the Veteran Family Program.
What is the Veteran Family Program?
Created as a joint initiative between Veterans Affairs Canada and Military Family Services, the Veteran Family Program looks to provide bilingual support to approximately 1,200 CAF members who medically release each year, including approximately 700 military spouses and 900 children impacted by their release and transition into the civilian world.
We are here to ease your transition.
Services Available to you and your family include:
- Community Integration Services
- Transition Support
- Intervention Support
- Employment and Education Services
- Second Language Program
- Access to the 24/7 bilingual Family Information Line
**Each Veteran and their family are unique and services will be tailored to meet their individual needs.
Connect with us!
Veteran Family Program Coordinator
306.694.2222 ext. 5324
The cafconnection.ca Veteran Family Program National Website is filled and resources for CAF Veterans and families.
Family Information Line – Trained Family Information Line counsellors offer confidential, bilingual information, referral and crisis support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and can help connect serving members, released Veterans and their families to resources. To speak with someone directly for any inquiries about the Veteran Family Program, the FIL can be reached at 1.800.866.4546.