Family Support Programs

Family Support Programs

 

Baby & You

  • (Expecting parents and parents with young non-mobile infants)
  • Expecting parents and parents with young infants get a chance to get together.
  • Discussion  topics such as: Pregnancy, nutrition, infant development and safety.
  • Activities may include crafts, rhymes and songs. Health for Two is available at this program. Limited Childcare available for older siblings
  • Drop-in

 

Managing Motherhood  

  • A support group for women experiencing signs and symptoms of Post Partum        Depression and Anxiety. Meet other Moms who are experiencing the daily joys and challenges that having a Newborn brings. Limited Childcare
  • Register by calling Stephanie 780.489.2243  Ext. 241    

 

Parent Connect                                                                                                          

  • Would you like to connect with other parents? Join us for dinner and conversation. Our goal is to provide support and a place where parents can share their parenting journey with each   other. (A light meal and limited childcare provided)
  • Register by calling 780.489.2243    

 

Books for Babies for Dads In partnership with the Centre for Family Literacy

  • Come and discover how young babies can have a favorite book. Learn about what, when and why we read to babies. We encourage Dads to come play and learn with their infants.  Meet other Dads with young babies.
  • Register by calling 780.489.2243    http://www.famlit.ca/
  • (Infants under a year)

Baby Box Alberta

  • http://www.babyboxco.com/blogs/news/how-to-get-an-alberta-baby-box-in-3-steps
  • We, Jasper Place Child and Family Resource Centre/West Edmonton Parent Link are a distribution site for the FREE Alberta Baby Boxes. (For Alberta residents whose Babies are born between Oct.1 2016  Oct.1, 2017.)
  • What might be  Included ?
  • Decorative Box with mattress/mattress cover/fitted sheet (Complies with Health Canada’s Bassinet Standards)
  • Onesie
  • Small package of Pampers/Wipes
  • Coupons
  • Bag contents are varied with each shipment
  • Interested? Email Wendy  wendy@jasperplace-cfrc.com

 

Health for Two

  • supports women while they are pregnant until their babies are two months old. Parenting support as needed:
  • Pregnancy information
  • Nutrition information (free milk coupons and prenatal vitamins)
  • Referrals to community services
  • Hospital tours
  • Bus tickets
  • Teens welcome
  • Appointment Required: 780.489.2243 AND Must sign up, prenatally
  • http://www.albertahealthservices.ca/info/service.aspx?id=5807

 

 

We Welcome pregnant and parenting TEENS

For further information on the above services. Please Contact one of our Facilitators:

Ext 241 stephanie@jasperplace-cfrc.com  or text 780-297-2243

Ext 229 gale@jasperplace-cfrc.com or text 587-357-6264

lynn@jasperplace-cfrc.com or text 587-357-1128