PROGRAMS

SUPPORT PROGRAMS:

Drop-in Centre:  A fun filled experience where parents and children can meet and play.

Operates Monday to Saturday from 9 – 11:30 a.m. at 333 Glengarry Avenue (entrance is located at the back of the building).

Making the Connection – Infant:  Hands on guided parent-infant activities including songs, rhymes, social interactions and exploration.  Promotes secure attachment for infants.

Making the Connection – Toddler:  Hands on guided parent-toddler activities.  Activities focus on language and communication with the toddler (for parents), and exploration, pretend, and problem solving skills (for toddler).

Puppeteering:  A program designed to teach young children about safety and injury prevention.
This is offered both at the Drop-in (9 times a year) and in community schools.
This program is run by youth volunteers.

Ready-Set-School:  A program preparing pre-school children for the daily routines of attending school.

Summer 2017: Ready Set School will operate from July 11th – August 17th on Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday from 12:30-3:00pm. Spaces are limited; call our office to register!

RESPITE PROGRAMS:

Mom’s Time Out:  A ‘time out’ for moms to just sit, read, relax, or make a craft while meeting other moms.  Childcare is provided.

Sewing For Life:  Learn to sew and make clothing for your child/ren while meeting new parents.

PARENTING PROGRAMS:

Beyond the Basics:  This program is for non-custodial parents.  Lessons emphasize positive discipline, safety, injury prevention, healthy family activities, and nutrition.

WELLNESS PROGRAMS:

Cooking on a Shoestring:  Learn how to make fantastic, easy, and inexpensive meals from our accomplished teacher.
She’ll even let you taste the food!

Growing Gardeners:  This program provides hands-on experience for children aged 4-6.  Children learn to grow their own vegetables and herbs while learning about the environment where food comes from and nutrition.

Have Fun, Be Fit:  Fitness and nutrition are stressed and linked to Canada’s Guide to Physical Activity and the four food groups.

LITERACY PROGRAM:

ToddlerLink:  A program designed to help children and parents enhance and develop their English language skills.

Each week children will learn new words in one of several categories in order to build their vocabulary.

The use of colours, numbers, and shapes are part of all activities.

**Please contact us to see when programs are running**