Key Assets NL – Residential Child Care

Office Address:                      Mailing Address:
495 Water Street                     P.O. Box 2336
St. John’s, NL A1C 5X8             St. John’s, NL A1C 6E1

Tel: (709) 579-1624                 Email:
Fax: (709) 579-2477                Website:


To provide quality care in a therapeutic setting. Also, to make a positive and lasting difference to the lives of children and youth.

Target population:

Key Assets NL will strive to develop and offer a range of creative services for children, youth and families, working in partnership with statutory bodies, to meet their specific needs and deliver positive outcomes.  

Highlight of Programs / Services Offered:

Family-Based Care:

  • In Family-based Care, the goal is to provide a model of care that enables young people to safely and successfully settle into a stable family environment, as well as preventing children who have experienced multiple placement breakdowns from experiencing another placement failure.
    • An enhanced multi-disciplinary support package of intervention will be provided.
    • The support will be therapeutically led and include a range of social work, education, child and youth care and practical support as appropriate.
  • Key Assets is looking for families across Newfoundland and Labrador to provide therapeutic care to children and youth in the Family-Based Care Program. Click here to view the online inquiry form.

Residential Child Care:

  • In order to deliver a truly therapeutic environment for the young people in residential child care, a comprehensive, multi-faceted approach is required. In order to provide quality care, Key Assets:
    • Provides a safe environment through structure, routine and predictability.
    • Use activities and daily life events to bring about positive change.
    • Develop positive relationships and a sense of belonging.
    • Encourage family support and offer academic support.

Consultation and Training:

  • Key Assets offers a wide range of training and consultation services to parents, professionals and agencies involved with the provision of services for children, youth and families.
  • Training Topics:
    • Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)
    • Understanding and Dealing with Challenging Behaviours
    • Liaison Services
    • Parenting Skills
    • Myers-Briggs Personality Type
    • The Therapeutic Use of Daily Life Events (DLE)
    • Vicarious Trauma
    • Self-Care
    • Boundaries

Core Assets

  • Key Assets NL is part of the Core Assets Group of companies; a worldwide network of services for children and families within the social care sector, including fostering agencies.
  • Core Assets are passionate about raising people’s awareness of the signs of children in trouble or at risk.
    • Click here to complete the online course to help you Be Alert—together we can contribute towards building a bigger, brighter and safer future for all our children and young people.