School Based Programs

We offer many programs at different schools throughout the city. If you or your child attends one of the schools where programs are offered, you may be able to join.

Dawn Kellington – Group Facilitator

Dawn has a Bachelor of Social Work and is a Registered Social Worker with the Saskatchewan Association of Social Workers (SASW).  She also has a Bachelor of Arts in Religion & Culture.  She is the Survivor 101 Program Coordinator.  Survivor 101 is a program offered in multiple high schools that covers a wide variety of topics including: anxiety, self-esteem, addictions, relationships and more.  Dawn believes strongly in the value of fostering creativity & interaction in the groups she facilitates.  She is passionate about working with children & youth and supporting them as they learn and grow!


High School:

Survivor 101: Navigating Adolescence

This is a group for high-risk adolescents that are struggling in some area of their lives. It is a safe outlet for participants to come and share their feelings and struggles while gaining support and learning new tools and coping strategies.

The different topics discussed include:

  • Relationships
  • Family
  • Friendship
  • Abuse
  • Stress & Teen Pressures
  • Self-Esteem & Body Image
  • Communication
  • Anger
  • Substance Abuse
  • Self-harm
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Depression
  • Grief & Loss
  • Anxiety
  • Goal Setting
  • Life After High School

This program is offered at Holy Cross, Bethlehem, E.D. Feehan, and Bedford Road Collegiate. If you are interested in attending, or believe your child would benefit from attending this group, please contact the Guidance Counsellor at the school.

Anxiety … Let’s Break Up:

In school groups, 3 different age groups – grades 7 & 8 at Bishop Klein, grades 9 & 10 at Aden Bowman, Martensville High School and St. Joseph, grades 11 & 12 at E.D. Feehan and  Bishop James Mahoney.

Counselling For Children

CFS Saskatoon has a skilled counselling team qualified to work with children ages 6 and up. Our counsellors provide one on one or family counselling.