Children and Parents Connecting

Children and Parents Connecting

• children are an important priority, and
• raising healthy children is a shared responsibility of the community

Children and Parents Connecting works with volunteers, community groups and agencies to provide programs and services for children from birth to age 6 and their families.

To contact us, please call 519-743-6333 ext 2383.

How We Help

How We Help

Children

The first six years are the most important for a child’s social, emotional, physical and intellectual development. Children and Parents Connecting is committed to supporting children who need it most, to help them to reach their full potential. Through Children and Parents Connecting programs children learn, play and have fun with other children in a supportive environment. Families learn about and connect with resources in their communities.

Parents

Through Children and Parents Connecting Programs, parents and caregivers form friendships, share resources and develop skills. Families learn about and connect with resources in their communities.

  • Family Education, Support, and Resources
  • Community Development
  • Nutrition
  • Healthy Child Development

Community

Through Children and Parents Connecting programs, communities are strengthened when neighbours work together.

  • Supports affordable community-based programs and services, and community development
  • Is an active partner in community planning and advocacy efforts
  • Offers workshops and supports volunteer leadership development
  • Focuses on prevention
  • Encourages early investment in children so they get a better start in life

Programs

HOME VISITING

In-home programming provided by CAPC Staff, supporting parents and families with children aged birth – 6.  Home visits support children and families to reach their full potential through enhancing parent/child interaction, improved communication and connection to community resources

 

BUSY BABIES

A weekly, year-round parenting support and education program that also links parents to other resources. This program is offered at St. Peters Church in downtown Kitchener. Parents and children begin the morning with a Music & Movement session. Then children learn to socialize with other children in an ECE supervised childminding environment, while parents learn some of the fundamentals of parenting and share tips and resources with their peers. They also receive a heathy snack, free transportation support (bus, LRT) and learn about other local resources.

 

BUSY BASIES EXPRESS

A weekly, year-round parenting support and education program that also links parents to other resources. This program is offered at St. Peters Church in downtown Kitchener. Parents and children begin the morning with a Music & Movement session. Then children learn to socialize with other children in an ECE supervised childminding environment, while parents learn some of the fundamentals of parenting and share tips and resources with their peers. They also receive a heathy snack, free transportation support (bus, LRT) and learn about other local resources.

 

Linwood Ladies Group

This is a weekly gathering of rural women, who meet for sewing activities and parenting discussion, along with enjoying a healthy snack, families play, socialize and engage in fun activities and learn about other local community resources.

Funding

CAPC programs are funded by Public Health Agency Canada

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