Parenting Education and Support

NEW Parenting Groups for 2017! Lots of great supports!

“How to talk so teens will listen and how to listen so teens will talk!” Group for Parents of Teens meets Wednesdays at 6:30 pm. FREE! Drop in or call Shelley at 604-485-3090 ext 6312

 Little Tikes! Drop-In Fun & Gymnasium Play for Parents with Children 5 years and under. Thursdays 10:00 am – 12:00 pm.  FREE! Drop in or call Kevin 604-485-3090 ext.6302

 Exploring & Creating Art With Your Child – Starting Tuesday Feb 7. 11 am – 12 pm in our Youth Resource Centre. Join local artist Sarah Fitzgibbon – FREE! Drop-in for Parents with Children under 5 yrs (space for babies, too!) Call Tiffany 604-485-3090 ext. 6305

Gordon Neufeld DVD & Discussion Group – Attachment theory parenting. Fridays 10:00 – 11:30 am. Call Rebecca to register at 604-485-3090 ext. 6303

Families Supporting Families – Drop-in support group for grandparents and other family members who care for grandchildren or other relatives. Call Shelley for more information: 604-485-3090 ext. 6312

 Young Parents Program – Support for Powell River’s young people who are also parenting. Call Debbie 604-485-3090 ext. 6310

 Supported Conflict Resolution for Teens & their Caregivers: when the going gets tough, we’re here to help. Call Shelley 604-485-3090 ext. 6312

Circle of Security – 8 week Relationship-Based Parenting Program. FREE! Wednesdays 12 pm – 2 pm – includes lunch. Sessions fill up fast! – To register for one of our Spring/Summer sessions call Kevin 604-485-3090 ext 6302

Crossroads – A one evening session for parents going through separation or divorce. 3rd Wednesday of each month 6 – 9 pm. Call Kevin 604-485-3090 ext 6302

Also…Drop in to our Parenting Centre & Library for books, resources, support and coffee! Great play area for children while you browse the books. Current open hours: Wednesday – Friday 9 am – 1 pm

Parent Child Mother Goose
The program is a group experience for parents and their babies and young children, focusing on the pleasure and power of using rhymes, songs, lullabies and stories together. Call us for sessions planned for 2017. 604-485-3090 ext 6302

Parenting Pizza Parties
Throughout the year our staff are available to facilitate a group discussion on a parenting topic of your choice in your own home or other chosen venue…and we bring the pizza! Invite a group of friends who may be facing similar parenting challenges or have similar questions and we’ll arrive with some ideas and experience to share, plus the pizza. Call us to book an evening at 604-485-3090.