Family Councils Ontario has a variety of services to support Family Councils.
Consultations: Family Councils Ontario (FCO) staff are available to help you to plan steps or address challenges via telephone or email.
Presentations: FCO has a variety of presentation and workshops that can be tailored to the specific needs of your Family Council or Home, including "Family Council 101,” “Family Councils and the Act” and more. At this time, presentations are offered by webinar only. For more information or to request a presentation, click here.
Resources: FCO has collection of print and online resources to support your Family Council. Topics include starting a Family Council, Family Councils and the Long Term Care Homes Act, the role of staff in Family Councils and more. To access these resources and others including an introductory video and our newsletter, click here.
Networking opportunities: Networking meetings provide an opportunity for Family Council members from different Homes to gather together to share experiences, learn through educational opportunities and explore issues of common concern. Networking meetings may be organized by a FCO volunteer or by a host Family Council or team of Family Council members. FCO can assist you in planning a networking meeting. For more information on Family Council networking, click here.