Regional KidsFirst partners with communities throughout the Good Spirit School Division, Christ the Teacher School Division and Sunrise Health Region offering a variety of programs that aim to bring parents and their children together. For the 2017-2018 year the focus will be on Healthy Beginnings and Strong Families incorporating Early Learning and Literacy into all aspects of programming.
Regional KidsFirst Goals include
Positive Parent Child Interactions – parents know best and can make the biggest difference in their child's life.
Child Development and Well Being – we want all children to be healthy and well.
Healthy Pregnancy and Births – let's give the children the best start in life.
Awareness of Early Childhood Development – children's early experiences shape their entire world for the rest of their lives.
We will be kicking off the fall season with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorder Awareness; Partnering with restaurants throughout the area to provide information, awareness and Mocktails for expectant parents. There is no safe time, amount or kind of alcohol during pregnancy.
Keep a look out in your community for upcoming events and programs.
Ongoing programs include:
IMPACT – Intriguing Minds, Parents and Children Together
Main Street Mobile
Kids in Safe Seats
Share it Forward
And many, many more
For more information contact Chlorisa Erickson at Chlorisa.Erickson@gssd.ca