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Family Resource Programs
Family Resource Programs
Family resource programs at Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House follow the guidelines set by the B.C. Association of Family Resource Programs. Those guidelines include:
- Providing family-focused programs for children under five years old (however implementing “My Tween and Me” program since 2013).
- Ensuring programs are of general interest
- Recognizing the unique strengths and needs of each family
- Engaging in positive interactions on an individual level
- Maintaining confidentiality and ethical practices
Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House family resource programs promote a multicultural learning environment that supports children and families from all cultural groups. We believe that children learn through play and that they have the right to be in an environment that is safe, healthy, and free from discrimination and abuse. We have an open door policy and encourage parents to visit, give feedback and participate within the program.
Family Resource Programs cover five core service areas:
- Family Support
- Play-based Learning
- Early learning and Literacy
- Parent Education and Learning
- Information and Referrals
Events & Programs
Events for October 22, 2018 › Children & Families
From now until December 31, bring your reusable bags to Whole Foods Market on Cambie Street. Instead of collecting the bag rebate at the checkout, ask to make a donation to our House! All bag donations from October 1 to December 31 will support food security programs at our House. Visit the StoreFind out more »
We believe that healthy children with involved parents lead to healthy communities. While there are many differences among Nations, there are some universal values, beliefs and practices that the program builds upon—such as storytelling, the spiritual connection to child-rearing, and the involvement of the extended family. Share traditional values and cultural practices to help parents, […]Find out more »
Indigenous families and individuals who are seeking to share their culture are welcome to come. We will visit together and explore cultural teachings, arts, and activities. For families who are able, please bring a small food item to share. Also bring any special cultural projects that you want to work on or share knowledge about. […]Find out more »
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