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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 21, 2019 › Children & Families
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6 weeks of West Coast Traditional Weaving This program provides Indigenous families with six sessions of making your own basket, learning several techniques. While giving you time to learn traditional weaving, there is always space for growth and to learn from one another. As these six sessions will allow connection and opportunities to gain an […]Find out more »
Who is this class for? This class is for people who want to: Practice speaking with interesting topics about Canada Culture and daily life Have FUN, entertainment, field trips and make friends Get hints for using English effectively and living in Canada Class Details For registration please provide your PR card number before the workshop […]Find out more »
Parenting can be hard, but you don’t have to do it alone! A six-week program for parents with children 0-5 years old Nobody’s Perfect Parenting is co-facilitated, interactive, informative and fun! Meet with other parents of young children (0-5 years old) Share your questions, concerns, and ideas about parenting and kids Learn about child development, […]Find out more »
Please join us for an evening of free dinner and theatre! Using sound, movement, words, music and fabric, Vancouver Playback Theatre will reenact and honour your personal story. Childcare available for ages 2–6. Youth engagement circle for ages 7 and up (hip hop, leadership, and other activities). Advance registration is required. Please contact: Jolene Andrew […]Find out more »
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