Steps and Stages is a postnatal support program for parents and their children aged birth to 18 months. Staffed by a Community Health Nurse and Early Childhood Educators, this program focuses on attachment and healthy child development.
The Well Baby and Breastfeeding Clinic is a service available to parents of children birth to two years of age. Parents can meet one on one with a Community Health Nurse or Lactation Consultant and receive support and information on a variety of topics.
Me & My Dad welcomes dads and other male figures (grandfathers, uncles, etc.) and their children to enjoy breakfast, childrens activities, and the opportunity to connect with other dads.
Families Connect is a group for moms, dads and their children aged 18 months to 4 years. Parents participate in the program by joining their children in play activities, helping with setup and clean up tasks, and by making connections with other parents in the group. Parents can receive information and support from the Coordinator, Early Childhood Educator, and a Resource Librarian. Children experience group play opportunities to promote social development, and participate in crafts and circle time.
The Family Play to Learn program is a drop-in style program for parents, grandparents, or care providers and young children. Children are provided the opportunity to play with other children while learning and developing through a wide variety of fun activities.
Song & Signs for Babies and Toddlers is a three week interactive course for parents to attend with their children ages 10-30 months. Parents will learn a variety of signs through a weekly sign and song circle. Information on the benefits of signing with babies and toddlers and tips for success will be discussed.
Do you have questions about when and how to start your baby on solid foods? Would you like to learn how to make your own baby food? Join us for the Feeding Your Baby program and have all your questions answered by a Public Health Nutritionist.
Do you have a 3 or 4 year old food critic in your household? Come meet with a Public Heath Nutritionist and learn how to nourish your finicky eater while enjoying family mealtimes again.
Have you ever seen your toddler : crying, screaming, stamping their feet or rolling on the floor? This can be embarrassing for parents especially if it happens in public. In this one evening session, parents of children aged 1-3 years will have an opportunity to discuss: why children have tantrums, how to prevent them and how to manage a tantrum.
Is your child ready to use the bathroom? How can you make this a positive experience? What signs should you be looking for? If you are thinking about toilet training your child, this is the group for you!
Young children need a good night’s sleep so they can have enough energy for the next day’s activities. In this session we will discuss how to help our children develop healthy, independent sleep patterns.
This is a four week group for parents and their toddlers 1- 3 yrs. These years can be very challenging for children as well as the adults caring for them. In this program parents will have the opportunity to play with their child. Each week there will be activities designed with toddlers in mind. During the morning parents will have the opportunity to discuss: how to support children through the toddler years.