This Is Us

FamilySmart® is not just about families. Whether you are a youth, young adult, family member or service provider, YOU MATTER to FamilySmart®. Our experiences with each other impact mental health outcomes of young people.

We are Together-Centred™ and it means that your experience, expertise, and contributions are acknowledged, respected and valued. You are all seen, and treated, as assets.

FamilySmart® comes along-side young people and families to provide support, navigation assistance and information and then invites them and professionals to come-alongside each other to learn with and from each other to enhance the quality of experiences and services for child and youth mental health.

It’s what makes us Together-Centred™

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To enhance the experience and quality of mental health information, services and support for children, youth and young adults and their families or other caring adults.


Better mental health for children and youth—today and for generations to come—through our experience of shared humanity


Respect, Dignity, Integrity, Empowerment, Collaboration, Partnership, Innovation

Core Strategy

To build FamilySmart® into a values-driven, evidence-informed and results-generating practice and standard of excellence for any individual, program or organization working to achieve better mental health outcomes for children and youth; and, to position FamilySmart® as a paradigm shift and cultural change that affects every aspect of the interactions between young people, families and professionals in the pursuit of mental wellbeing, regardless of discipline, sector and service system.