|Record #: HDC0137||Last Modified: 09 Jul 2020||Last Full Update: 09 Jul 2020|
|Primary Contact||Silvia Borsic, Executive Director|
|Description & Services|
|Description of service(s)||The Family Resource Centre provides information, education, and resources to caregivers of children aged 6 and under, and to expectant parents by encouraging them to develop and affirm their abilities, aspirations, and potential.
Provides community links through information and referrals. Supports families by providing family playgroups, parenting programs, prenatal classes for teens, crafts for moms, community kitchen, resource lending library, and personal growth for families.
All programs are free of charge. Childcare and transportation support available.
For Moms to Be:
~ New Born New life Prenatal Classes for women under 24years. Offering lots of info and activities. Please call 633-2182 for more
**Emergency Diapers and Formula - Call the Centre for details.
For New Moms:
- Life with Baby Postnatal Classes for 1st time new moms and their babies 0 - 12 months. Please call 633-2182 for more information..
~ Main Centre Playgroup
A play place for families with children aged 6 and under. Mom, dad, grandparents, friends, and childcare providers welcomed.
Tuesdays, Wednesday, and Thursdays 10 am - 12 pm.
To provide opportunities for parents, caregivers, and their children to meet in their own neighbourhood.
Wednesday, Glen Falls School, 10am - 12pm.
A variety of books on parenting, personal growth, and more.
~ Children's library. Offers a selection of English and French children's books, Read to your child today.
Urban Play Group: Lower Westside and Northend Saint John, this group provides opportunities for parents, caregivers, and their children to meet in their own neighbourhood.
Tuesday, Seaside Park Elementary School, 10am-12pm
Thursday, North End, Crescent Valley Community Centre, 10am - 12pm
Play groups for parents and children ages 6 and under, located in the following communities: Mon.,Fundy Shores,10am - 12pm, Tue.,Garnett Settlement, 10am - 12pm, Starting Wed. Feb. 10th, 2016 Nerepis Baptist Church 10am - 12pm, and Thur., Barnesville, 10am - 12pm.
|Hours||Business: Mon-Thu 8:30am-4:30pm, Fri 8:30am-4pm; Program: Hours vary and can include weekdays, weeknights, and weekends.|
|Dates Program is Offered||Closed July and August.|
|Areas Served||Grand Bay - Westfield ; St John County|
|Eligibility||For expecting parents or caregivers of children aged 6 and under.|
|Application||Self referrals or referrals from other NGO's or government agencies.|
|Languages||English ; French|
|Fees||None - All programs free|
|Located In Community||Saint John|
|Address & Map||
211 Wentworth St
Saint John, NB E2L 2T4
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|Intersection||Near corner St. James Street, across from School/Community Centre|
|Accessibility||Partially Accessible ; ***Note that accessibility is self-reported. Please contact the organization before arrival***|
|Service Level||(51) Registered Charity|
|Service Categories||Childbirth Education ; Children's Play Groups ; Diapers ; Early Childhood Family Centres ; Formula/Baby Food ; Outreach Programs ~ Parenting Issues ; Parent/Child Activity Groups ; Special Libraries ~ Parenting Issues ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Parenting Issues|