Family Support Programs

The Early Childhood Intervention Program (ECIP) is a FREE program that operates throughout Saskatchewan to support families of children who experience or are at risk of developmental delays. If you are interested in the program, visit www.ecip.ca.

KidsFirst is a FREE voluntary program that helps vulnerable families become the best parents they can be and have the healthiest children possible. KidsFirst families receive:

  • Support from a home visitor who provides assistance regarding child development, parenting and connecting to the community;
  • Help to access services such as childcare and parent support groups;
  • Early learning opportunities for children; and
  • Help regarding literacy, nutrition, transportation and specialized counseling services.

If you are interested in the program, visit www.kidsfirstregina.com.

The Parent Mentoring Program of Saskatchewan (PMPS) is a FREE home-visiting based, outreach program that provides assistance and support to parents who are pregnant or parenting newborn to five year olds.

Parents are matched with a trained volunteer mentor, or a para professional who will enhance the parent's ability to effectively care for her/his children and self. This program links new parents and experienced parents to provide support, role-modeling and friendship.

To learn more about the program or to volunteer as a mentor, visit www.rqhealth.ca/department/primary-health-care/parent-mentoring-program.


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