Mission Statement

Adopted February, 2019
AMCAL Family Services is a West Island based, non-profit, community organization serving families in Montreal and its surrounding areas for the past 40 years. Our team of dedicated professionals is committed to serving the needs of youth, young adults and parents through our Residential, Outreach, Supervised Visits and Community Groups programs. Our approach is to support youth by promoting and preserving healthy family relationships thereby strengthening communities.

Vision Statement

AMCAL Family Services aims to increase its profile as a recognized leader in responsiveness and innovation and to leverage that recognition in order to expand our reach to serve more families in diverse communities.

Tag Line

Your family matters…building healthy family relationships for over 40 years


  • Nurturing: AMCAL believes in nurturing and promoting positive family relationships.
  • Respect: AMCAL respects the choices of families and empowers youth, young adults and parents to take control of their family situation.
  • Support: AMCAL recognizes the uniqueness of each family and seeks to understand and support all members of the family in achieving a healthier relationships.
  • Integrity: AMCAL incorporates the highest level of integrity in its governance, administration, and programs, with the ultimate of goal of achieving the mission and vision of the organization.
  • Collaboration: AMCAL believes in building collaborative partnerships with other community agencies, public institutions, schools and businesses to foster and enhance healthy family relationships.
  • Learning: AMCAL encourages continuous learning between staff and clients through our training, mentoring and counselling services and internal reflection, evaluation, dialogue and constructive feedback.