Islamic Family & Social Services Association (IFSSA)
IFSSA, is a culturally and spiritually sensitive social service provider whose services are open to all. IFSSA works on addressing the security, safety and growth needs of its clients through a range of programming that includes culturally appropriate food hampers, crisis support, domestic violence intervention, refugee support, preventative youth programing and more. IFSSA has been the leading voice against domestic violence in the Alberta Muslim community for over 25 years.
IFSSA: Mirrors is a unique mentorship program that connects Muslim youth from diverse cultures and experiences with mentors who want to nurture healthy self-identity and expression. IFSSA: Mirrors serves mentees between the ages of 8-18, and mentors 18+.
IFSSA: Mirrors is an integral part of IFSSA’s award winning preventative youth program, The Green Room, which focusses on meaningful connection, growth and services for youth aged 16-24.
IFSSA’s programs are informed by mental health professionals and community leadership.
- One to one
- Peer mentoring
- Group mentoring
- Cross-age Mentoring