Programs for Parents
Our parenting programs are designed to give support, encouragement and practical strategies to help build healthy relationships between parents and their children.
Some of the topics offered are:
- Child Development
- Positive Discipline
- Understanding Temperament
- Picky Eating
- School Readiness and Communication
There are also two ongoing parent programs that we offer:
- Home Again, Gone Again – for families with a parent who works “away”
- BEST Moms – one of our most popular programs!
Car Seat Clinics
We offer a wide variety of services including (but not limited to) the following:
- car seat inspections and installations
- information sessions
- appearances at community events
Transport Canada reports that every year 10,000 children under the age of 12 are injured in collisions.
Car crashes are the leading cause of death for children and youth according to the Canadian Hospitals Injury Reporting and Prevention Program.
If you are interested in having your car seat inspected/installed or any other information please contact one of our technicians for an appointment at 635-5808 or 1-866-635-5808.
See our Helpful Links for more information on Car Seat Safety.
For public notices regarding child car seats and booster seats visit the Government of Canada webpage .
The Clothing Closet provides gently used clothing & items for babies, children and moms-to-be. It is located at the hub site in Deer Lake and provides an opportunity for families to exchange clothing.
If there is any one in need of clothing or if you would like to donate, please feel free to drop by the Deer Lake centre anytime during business hours.