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Prince Edward Island CAPC Projects

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Acadian FlagCap Enfants

Organization

Coalition actions pour enfants

Telephone

902-854-2123

Website

Coalition actions pour enfantsThis link will take you to another web site (external link) (site in French only)

Description

Cap Enfants is located in Prince County in the Evangeline region and is sponsored by La Coalition actions pour enfants. Programs offered by the centre include a community kitchen, Drop-in Play, a support group for new mothers, a resource-lending library and a variety of education programs. Project goals are to promote the healthy social, emotional, cognitive and physical development of Francophone children in the province. Its mission is to actively contribute to the well-being of Acadian and Francophone children and their families, envisaged by delivering a variety of programs and services.

Families First

Organization

Voices For Children Coalition Inc.

Description

Families First in southern Kings County is sponsored by the Voices For Children Coalition Inc. The program has an extensive resource lending library of books, videos, magazines and cassettes. Programs include drop-in play, Nobody's Perfect, Active Parenting Today and Developing Capable People. Outreach programs are offered in Murray Harbour, Iona and Georgetown.

C.H.A.N.C.E.S. Family Resource Centre

Organization

C.H.A.N.C.E.S. Inc.

Telephone

902-892-8744

Description

C.H.A.N.C.E.S. (Caring, Helping, And Nurturing Children Every Step) operates a family resource centre that offers a wide range of programs and services for children, parents and families. These include First Steps, Drop-in Play, Active Parenting, Community Kitchens, Parents Helping Parents, a volunteer program, a toy-lending library and a child development program. Community kitchens are offered in five locations throughout the city. C.H.A.N.C.E.S. assists with transportation and child care and offers additional programs from outreach centres.

Family Place

Organization

East Prince Community Coalition

Telephone

902-436-1348

Description

Family Place is a non-profit, community-based charitable organization that promotes whole healthy child development from prenatal to age six. The Centre offers a variety of free programs and services to East Prince families, including play groups, pre- and postnatal programs, Breastfeeding Moms Group, toy and resource lending libraries, home visiting, referral services, parenting programs, Parents' Time Out, Rock N' Talk, School's Cool, Maggie's Kitchen, Teachable Moments, Adopt-a-family, Cyber Camp and Adult Computer Training. Help with childcare and transportation is available to those who need it. Programs are offered throughout East Prince and outreach centres are located in both Kensington and Borden.

Kids West Inc.

Organization

Kids West Inc.

Telephone

902-853-4066

Website

Description

Kids West Inc. operates a family resource centre located in Alberton. The Centre provides support, training, resource material and information for children, parents and families. It is wheelchair accessible. Programs and services include drop-in play, a toy and resource-lending library, and a variety of parent support and education programs. Kids West also offers programs and services through outreach centres in O'Leary, Tyne Valley and Palmer's Road.

Main Street Family Resource Centre

Organization

Eastern Kings Community Coalition Inc.

Telephone

902-687-3928

Description

Main Street Family Resource Centre is located in eastern Prince Edward Island and is sponsored by the Eastern Kings Community Coalition. The centre offers programs for parents and children, including drop-in play, Tumbling Tots, developing Capable People, a community kitchen, and literacy and parenting programs.

The centre's newest program is a nursery school, which is a structured pre-school program that develops children's pre-reading and social skills.

Mi'kmaq Family Resource Centre

Organization

Aboriginal Women's Association of PEI Inc.

Description

The Mi'kmaq Family Resource Centre is sponsored by the Aboriginal Women's Association of PEI. The purpose of the project is to address issues of concern to off-reserve Aboriginal women and to improve the educational, social and economic environments in which they live. The Resource Centre offers culturally sensitive programs and services to off-reserve Aboriginal families and children from birth to age six. Programs include outreach, Maowmi (traditional gatherings), drop-in play, traditional parenting and a community kitchen. The Centre is able to assist with transportation and child care.