Family Mentorship Program
In-home support for first-time parents and families parenting for the first time in Canada. Families may join before theirbaby’s birth or up to 2 years of age. The Family Mentorship Program focuses on the role of the caregiver and how to positively contribute to their child’s growth and development. Family Mentors assist in locating community resources while providing information on child development.
Visits are scheduled weekly based on family need.
Family Mentors will provide families with information and tools to support their child’s development during the first five years of life. Personalized monthly visits provide an opportunity for discussion and mentoring during these important early years. Regular developmental screening using the Ages and Stages questionnaires are offered during visits, as well as appropriate activities encouraging constructive play.
Participants must live in or near Mill Woods or the Meadows. $50 annual program fee to be discussed.