Services may not be available immediately and you will be advised of any waiting period. You will also be advised of other services that may be of interest to you. NVCSS is not an emergency service but will provide support during office hours. Please ask you counsellor for a list of available emergency support services. Counselling staff in this program generally have bachelor’s degrees in fields such as psychology, social work, education, etc. Please ask your counsellor about his/her training and experience.

You and your counsellor will develop plans for your counselling and will periodically review your progress during counselling. You may be seen as an individual, a couple, a family or in a group. Please be sure to speak about what you want from counselling. It is your counsellor’s responsibility to discuss with you the advantages, disadvantages and possible alternatives to counselling. Your counsellor will answer any questions or concerns you may have.