Early Years Family Centres

Please note:
There will be no Saturday hours over the summer (June - August)
Both sites: Closed Monday, August 4 (Saskatchewan Day)
 

July/August 2014 Newsletter & Calendar

Please note:
There will be no Saturday hours over the summer (June - August)
Both sites: Closed Monday, August 4 (Saskatchewan Day)
 


Locations and Hours
Location Address Days Hours
Scott Location*
(Ring doorbell for entry in evening.)
3350 7th Ave. Monday - Thursday 9am - 4pm
Friday 9am - 1pm
Gathering Place Location*
(Doors locked during evening hours; Call 306-522-7494 ext. 219 to have doors opened.)
4001 3rd Ave. N. Monday - Thursday 9am - 4pm
Friday 9am - 1pm


* Early Years Family Centre - Scott Location
Use west doors on 7th Ave. We are downstairs - watch for signs. Parking is available in lot west of the tennis courts (adjacent to Elphinstone St.). Strollers welcome and can be parked downstairs.

* Early Years Family Centre - Gathering Place Location
Enter through either the front or east side doors. We are located on the east side of the building. During our evening hours the outside doors will be locked. Please bring your phone to call us to open the door - (306) 522-7494 ext. 219.
 

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Regina's two new Early Years Family Centres provide programs and services to all parents and caregivers of children newborn to age six in Regina. Both Early Years Centres opened in March, 2013.

We are equipped with:

  • A play and learn space
  • A program room
  • An Early Childhood Facilitator
  • Space for networking and workshops

We offer:

  • Parent and child play-together programs
  • Parent and child music and literacy programs
  • Parent education programs
  • Programs and information sesions facilitated by Health Care Professionals
  • Information about other parenting supports and child development programs in the community.

All programs are FREE unless otherwise stated.
 

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CHILD & PARENT PROGRAMS
A range of programs are offered each month. The programs are specifically selected to support optimal child development. See monthly calendar for details.

Circle Time (Drop-in)
This class will include finger plays, rhymes, stories and activities. Information will be provided to families on supporting their child’s literacy development. All children will be presented with a book to take home at each class. For children ages infant to six accompanied by a caregiver.

Music Program (Drop-in)
Come join our Music Therapist as she leads the group in songs and movement. For children ages infant to six accompanied by a caregiver.

Cooking Class (Pre-register)
This class is geared for preschool children ages 3 to 6 accompanied by a caregiver. The class will be focus on easy, affordable recipes aimed at teaching kids about healthy food.
Spaces Limited; Pre-registration required. Call the centre to reserve your spot!

 

HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONAL SESSIONS
Our health care partners will facilitate a variety of programs based on interest and inquiry. Classes based on the following topics will be available: nutrition, dental health, child development and speech & language development.

Speech-Language Pathologist (Drop-in)
The speech therapist will be available to answer questions, share information, provide feedback and give direction to families with respect to referrals.

Dental Health Educator (Drop-in)
The Dental Health Educator will be available to answer questions, share information, provide feedback and give direction to families with respect to oral health.
She is also able to offer Dental Screenings and Fluoride Varnish for children up to age 6.

Public Health Nurse (Drop-in)
The Public Health Nurse will be available to answer questions, and share information. She will also bring her baby scale!


PARENT EDUCATION
A variety of programs are offered each month based on interest and inquiry.

Parent Mentoring Program (Drop-in)
Parent Mentor Program Coordinator will be available to answer questions related to the parenting mentoring program which includes: information for expecting mothers, parenting resources and supports and referrals.


School Resource Officer (Drop-in)
The School Resource officer will be available to answer questions, share information and interact with the children.

 

EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATOR
Our Early Childhood Educator will be onsite and available to answer questions. Our educators can also answer questions about the resources found in the play & learn space.


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Vision

  • Strong Beginnings...Brighter Futures

Mission

  • To be a one-stop point of access for programs and supports meeting the needs of families with children newborn to age six;
  • To provide safe, stimulating learning environments with opportunities for families to partner with community to meet the needs of children newborn to age six.

Principles

  • Children are our future and need to be supported;
  • Families have the most significant impact on a child's development;
  • Value and respect for the unique needs and strengths of all families.

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