The next board meeting of familiesforward will be held Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013, 12:00 p.m., Bethel Mennonite Church. This will be a holiday potluck lunch meeting. All are welcome to attend.
The Fall 2013/Winter 2014 Newsletter is now available for viewing. Click on the link “newsletters”.
familiesforward is pleased to offer free parent/child programs: Tuesdays, Bethel Mennonite Church, 465 Stafford St, 9:30-11:30 a.m.; Wednesdays, Lord Roberts Community Centre, 725 Kylemore, 9:30-11:30 a.m.; Thursdays, Carpathia School, 300 Carpathia Road, 9:30-11:00 a.m.
Drop-in with your kids (0-5 years) — free play, circle time and a healthy snack is provided.
For more information, please call Amanda at 204 804 7781.
The Fall 2013 / Winter 2014 Community Programming has been posted. Please click on the link “Community Programming”.
Please check out the new page “What’s In Your Lunch?”. The page contains information sheets that will help parents/caregivers and children think about healthier alternatives and can be used as a way of initiating further conversations about healthy lifestyle choices.
The Fort Rouge/River Heights Neighbourhood Resource Network (NRN) is proud to present the 2012 Neighbourhood Resource Guide.
The Guide includes names of area schools, churches, daycare centres, community centres, plus the contact information for many resources and service providers. Please click on the link above (or to the right) to access the Guide.
Please see the attached article on the Children’s Opticare Program. Families receiving the Manitoba Child Benefit will be eligible to receive help with the cost of presciption eyeglasses for their children.
The new Triple P Parent Line Phone Numbers are: 204-945-4777 (Winnipeg); 1-877-945-4777 (Toll Free) – 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., Monday to Friday. Note: This is NOT a crisis line for parents.
Check out the Triple P Website: www.manitoba.ca/triplep
Did you know that a baby’s first visit to the dentist should be within six months of the appearance of the first tooth or by age one? Manitoba dentists are offering a Free First Dental Visit to children under the age of three. Please see the attached listing of Free First Visit Dentists.
FREE FIRST VISIT DENTISTS.
Please see the attached article on How to Protect Your Baby’s Teeth.
Protect Baby’s Teeth AAPD