Prince George/Interior

Prince George/Interior

“Proud to be the recipient of United Way of Northern British Columbia funding for programs in 2018/19.”

Prince George Office

PRINCE GEORGE/NORTH REGION

TEL: (250) 250-962-0600
Toll Free: 1.877.345.9777
Email:  parentnorth@shaw.ca
Prince George Regional Program Coordinator – Jessica Turner
For more information or to join a Circle contact Jessica at the numbers above.Our Provincial Toll Free 1-877-345-9777

Prince George Parenting Circles

Parent Support Services is proud to be in partnership with Hadih Community House. Hadih House offers several groups ranging in topics from wellness, health, skill building, finances, and parenting.

  •  Hadih House Family Unity Parent Support Circle (2105 Pine St) At Family Unity families cook together and enjoy a meal, parents talk about how they are feeling about their children and themselves. They find understanding, support and encouragement to be the parents they want to be and enjoy a healthy meal. Free for everyone. Offered twice a month from 2-5 pm (must call to register). Call 250 563 7976 or email hadihhouse@carneyhill.ca. http://www.carneyhill.ca/
  •  Hadih House Women’s Wellness Parent Support Circle (2105 Pine St)  This women’s only group, meets weekly. The Circle allows participants to get together, talk about parenting issues, find support, learn from one another. There will sometimes be guest speakers. Please call or email for more information or you can view the calendar of events.l: 250 563 7976 or e-mail hadihhouse@carneyhill.ca  www.carneyhill.ca
  • Hadih House Parent Support Circle. (2105 Pine St) Meets weekly.  Parents get together and talk about parenting issues, find support, learn from one another and meet others. This Circle often does an art activity while parents are connecting. Please call or email for more information or you can view the calendar of events.l: 250 563 7976 or hadihhouse@carneyhill.ca. http://www.carneyhill.ca/

Prince George Grandparents (Kinship) Circles

  • Prince George Native Friendship Centre Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Circle                        (1600 3rd Ave) Grandparenting support group for grandparents who are raising and/or the primary caregivers for their grandchildren. No cost. Every Tue 10:00am – 12pm. Call 250-962-0600 for more details. Download flyer here

Prince George Area Newsletter

The Village Newsletter

The Village Parent Resource Registry is a registry of programs, resources and services for parents in the Prince George community.

The Village is

  • A valuable resource for parents in the community
  • An indispensable referral tool for service providers who work with parents
  • A cooperative network to increase access to and knowledge of parenting services

The Village is available monthly, with updated and new information about what’s happening for parents in the community. It is available on our website, by email, or a hard copy can be mailed.

Click here for the current issue of The Village: The Village December 2018

To submit your Prince George program, or to receive The Village, please contact Parent Support Services coordinator in Prince George at 250.962.0600 or email parentnorth@shaw.ca.

Events

Parent Support Services Society of BC
Volunteer Facilitator Training
November 3rd and 4th
Train to be a Group Leader – “The most useful training I’ve ever had.”

Interior

Contact information for the Interior:

Phone Toll Free: 1-877-345-9777 Fax: 604.669.1636

E-mail: office@parentsupportbc.ca

Program Director: Bella Cenezero, ext. 105

To contact our Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Line: 1-855-474-9777 grgline@parentsupportbc.ca

  • KAMLOOPS
    Kamloops GRG Circle
    – Morning – 2nd & 4th Mondays – 10:30-12:30 pm (exploring evening meetings)

KELOWNA

  • Kelowna Parent Support Circle – Evenings – Friday 6:00-8:00 pm (In development – for more information please call 1-877-345-9777)
  • GRG Circle in Kelowna Free Confidential Learn new ways to nurture you grandchildren and discuss: Changes in Social Life; Financial Issues; Health Issues; Retirement Plans; Unique Family Structures. Open to all grandparents raising a grandchild and other relatives raising a family member’s child. On site child minding. Modays 10-12 noon. For more information please call Kelowna Community Resources 250-763-8008 ext 121; Kelowna Family Centre 250-860-3181 or the GRG Support Line at 1-855-474-9777.

    Interior Region Facilitator Training

    PSS Initial Facilitator Training helps new volunteers to understand their role and strengthen the knowledge and skills needed to facilitate a parenting or grandparenting Support Circle. PSS Initial Facilitator Training is also available to professionals who wish to hone their group facilitation skills and learn more about the PSS self-help and co-facilitation model. Watch for upcoming training sessions here.