Village Hive social workers use a non-paternalistic, strengths-based framework that places families in the driving seat, ensuring voices of all family members are heard in the case planning process.
Social workers use collaborative tools to help a family assess their own risks, identify solutions, build on their strengths and set their own goals. The case planning process involves assisting the family to cultivate an ongoing support network of trusted relatives, neighbours and friends. Social workers facilitate access to universal and family support services, such as education, housing, finance, healthcare, nutrition, and daycare. The ultimate goal is to foster long-term resilience in families who are empowered to meet and overcome challenges they encounter.