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Child, Youth & Family - Parenting / Family Support

Family Skills Program

Family Support Workers provide resources and support for parents who may, at times, need additional guidance with parenting challenges and enhancing healthy lifestyles to improve the lives of their children and themselves.more info

Address / Contact Info
North Coast Community Services
710 Fraser St.
, Prince Rupert, BC, V8J 1P9
Phone: (250) 627-7166
Phone: (250) 625-7594
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Family Support - Smithers

The main goal is to support parents, foster parents and other primary caregivers to address behavioural concerns in ways that preserve and enrich the caregiver-child/youth relationship.more info

Address / Contact Info
Smithers Community Services Association
3815B Railway Ave.
, Smithers, BC, V0J 2N0
Phone: (250) 847-9515
Fax: (250) 847-3712
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Family Support - Terrace

Offers a strength-based family support program to those families that choose to elicit and accept one-to-one public health nursing assistance and guidance in addressing their family concerns or achieving their family goals in-relation to the parenting and health of their young children. Families are provided information and support in areas such as child growth and development, nutrition, prenatal care, parenting and social support, in addition to connecting and referring these families to appropriate community services.more info

Address / Contact Info
Northern Health, Terrace Health Unit
3412 Kalum St.
, Terrace, BC, V8G 4T2
Phone: (250) 631-4200
Fax: (250) 638-2342
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Family Support & Resource Centre

A consumer health library, bookstore, and support service centre providing information and resources to families throughout BC. All residents are welcome to borrow from the library collection in person, or by visiting the online library catalogue. All requested items are mailed for free including return postage. Online resources and pamphlets created by BC Children's and BC Women's health professionals are also available through the online catalogue.more info

Address / Contact Info
BC Children's Hospital, Located on 2nd floor of the Ambulatory Care Building
4480 Oak St.
, Vancouver, BC, V6H 3N1
Phone: 604-453-8335 ext 1
Toll-free: 1-800-331-1533
Fax: (604) 875-3455
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Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Line

If you're a grandparent or other relative raising a family member's child, you can get information and advice from the Grandparents Raising Grandchildren (GRG) Support Line.more info

Address / Contact Info
Parent Support Services Society of BC
693 West Central St.
, Prince George, BC, V2M 2A5
Phone: (250) 962-0600
Toll-free: 1-877-345-9777
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Growing Space Society

Provide a space with of support and stimulation to parents and children.more info

Address / Contact Info
250 309 2nd Ave. West
, Prince Rupert, BC, V8J 3T1
Phone: (250) 624-9777

Nisga'a Child and Family Services

NCFS provides support services for families, which promote sound parenting practices and respite care.more info

Address / Contact Info
Nisga Government
2000 Lisims Dr.
, New Aiyansh, VOJ 1A0
Phone: (250) 633-3000
Toll-free: 1-866-633-0888
Fax: (250) 633-2367
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Parent-Child Assistance Program (PCAP)

The Parent Child Assistance Program began in the fall of 2006. The program now consists of a supervisor, Maternal Child nurse and two Mentors. The Mentors provide direct outreach, home visitation, and advocacy. Mentors also empower the women throughout the three year duration, thus, allowing the woman strength and direction in order to accomplish/succeed in any endeavour put on her life’s path. This program originated in Seattle Washington and has shown to be a positive influence on women’s lives.more info

Address / Contact Info
Gitxsan Health Society, Gitxsan Health Society Administration
7700 Sik-e-dakh Rd.
, Sik-e-dakh (Glen Vowell), BC, V0J 1Y0
Phone: (250) 842-5165
Fax: (250) 842-2186
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Toddler's First Steps Guide

Provides information to parents about caring for children ages six months to three years old. The publication is filled with important information on child development, healthy eating, child health and well being, parenting, as well as safety to help nurture and support young children. The guide is available at local health units or can be downloaded for free.more info

Address / Contact Info
Northern Health, Terrace Health Unit
3412 Kalum St.
, Terrace, BC, V8G 4T2
Phone: (250) 631-4200
Fax: (250) 638-2342
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