All Early Childhood Support Services

  • Bridge to Care Inc.

    Peace River

    A Not for Profit Organization that Promotes dignity, individuality, independence, personal growth and community inclusion for people with Mental - Cognitive, Psychological & Psychiatric disorder.We provide services throughout Rural Alberta.Read More →

  • Peace River FCSS (Family and Community Support Services)

    10008 100 Avenue, Peace River

    Prevention based services and programs that help people to become self-sufficient and more resistant to crisis. Programs include: Roots of Empathy, Home Alone, Suicide Prevention Workshops, Mental Health First Aid Courses, Parade of Programs Events (Spring and Fall), Home Support, Meals on Wheels, Volunteer Income Tax Program for Low Income Seniors, community information and referral to support services, etc. Please call for more information. Read More →

  • Peace Regional Women’s Shelter

    Peace River

    The shelter provides a safe, supportive environment for women leaving an abusive situation, for women in crisis and transient women in need.  Clients are welcome to bring their dependent children. The shelter provides all basic necessities including food, toiletries, used clothing, transportation to appointments and some child care.  Crisis intervention, emotional support, education on abuse, risk assessment, safety planning and advocacy are also offered.  The shelter provides outreach services to abused women who do not wish to access our residential program.  Women who set up their own households after leaving the shelter may receive weekly follow-up visits for up to three months. Public information sessions on abuse-related topics are available.  There is no charge for any service offered by the shelter.Read More →

  • Families First – Home Visitation Program

    102 - 9507 100th Avenue, Peace River

    Families First Home Visitation offers supports for parents and children prenatal to 5 years of age.The program helps to enhance the family unit by giving them tools in order to cope with everyday family function, in the comfort of their own homes. Families First is an evidence based program that provides information on prenatal care, promoting parent/child bonding and attachment, child growth and development, developmental screenings and effective parenting strategies. The program is voluntary, free and tailored to meet each family’s individual needs.Read More →

  • Family Support for Children With Disabilities (FSCD)

    Midwest Electric Building, 1st Floor, 9715 100th Street, Peace River

    Parents of children with disabilities sometimes need support so they can raise their children at home and fully participate in community life. The Family Support for Children with Disabilities (FSCD) Program provides a wide range of family-centered supports and services. Services are meant to help strengthen the  families’ ability to promote their child’s healthy development and encourage their child’s participation in activities at home and in the community. Read More →

  • First Steps Program

    7701 99th Street, Peace River

    First Steps is an early intervention class for 3-6 year olds with mild to severe delays in speech or motor skills (muscle control and coordination). We have a small student to teacher ratio. It is taught by a certified teacher with support from educational assistants. We base our class activities on learning through play, music and movement. We also have six Family Oriented Sessions throughout the year where parents come to the school with their children for short sessions. These days are designed to provide information for parents about the goals we are focusing on at school and to suggest examples of activities that can be done at home to help the children reach their individual goals. Read More →

  • La Leche League

    9907-101 Avenue, Peace River

    To encourage, promote and provide mother-to-mother breastfeeding support and educational opportunities as an important contribution to the health of children, families and society. All La Leche League Canada Leaders are volunteers. They are experienced breastfeeding mothers who have been accredited to provide up-to-date breastfeeding information, encouragement and support. LLLC meetings - You are always welcome to attend LLLC meetings before and after you have had your baby. Bring your breastfeeding questions and concerns, talk about your joys and challenges or come and just listen. Babies and young children are always welcome, and some Groups include father/partners in some or all of their meetings.Read More →

  • Peace River Family Day Homes

    7715 99th Street, Peace River

    A government approved Family Day Home is a monitored home in your community that has been screened by an agency to provide a safe, healthy, stimulating environment for your child. Government subsidy is available for families if needed. Day homes can provide care for children 0-12 years of age.Read More →

  • Peace River Playgroup and Nursery School (PRPNS)

    9702 98th Street, Peace River

    PRPNSS offers preschool classes to 3 and 4 year old children. We are located at the Al Adair Rec Centre in Peace River (upstairs). We offer a fun and safe environment for children to become prepared for their Kindergarten year. We have two teachers on staff to meet everyone’s individual early childhood care needs.Read More →

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