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Petawawa Military Family Resource Centre
The Petawawa Military Family Reource Centre (PMFRC) is an incorporated, not for profit agency whose programs are designed to enhance the quality of life for military families.
We are part of the Military Family Services Program (MFSP), which was established in 1991. The MFSP is a national program in Canada with each individual Military Family Resource Centre (MFRC) being incorporated as a not fpr profit organization in the province they are in. This allows for funding from other sources other than through the MFSP program. Petawawa is one of 32 not for profit MFRC's across Canada with Canadian Military Family Centres (C/MFRC) in the United States (five) and overseas (Six).
The Director of Military Family Services fund and overseas C/MFRCs to provide the mandated services of the Military Family Services Program, which are designed to strengthen the resilience of CF families. In general terms, the services are:
* Child & Youth Development and Parenting Support
* Prevention, Support & Intervention
* Personal Development and Community Integration
* Family Separation and Reunion
MFRC's are not part of the military chain of command, but do receive funding and work in partnership with CF leadership at the local level in order to provide services to military members and their families.
There are approximately 5,600 military personnel employed at CFB Petawawa, with families who have access to all of our services.
Petawawa Military Family Resource Centre has been a member since February 17th 2012
10 - 16 Regalbuto Avenue
Petawawa, Ontario, Canada