Tri-Cities Early Years Services
Do you have a child/children between 0-6 years old?
Are you looking for extra FREE family support services?
Tri-Cities Early Years Services include 4 different programs:
Family Resource Programs
Family Navigation and Outreach
Parent Educational Workshops and Support Groups
Parent Ambassador Program
Family Resource Programs: Free drop-in services
Are you looking for relationship-building and family bonding activities with your child? Centres and resource programs provide play-based learning, early learning and literacy, parent education, information and referrals.
Gain access to additional support from professionals and peers
Receive referrals to helpful community resources
Check out the schedule on our calendar below for details and registration!
Family Navigation and Outreach Program
Are you looking for extra one-on-one emotional support, system navigation or information towards community connections and resources? A Family Navigator is available to support your family’s journey in many ways! Contact FamilyNav@westcoastfamily.org for more information.
Family Navigators are here to help with One-to-One Navigation by:
Phone (call or text)
In-person home visits or community meet-ups
Parent ambassador program
Are you a parent new to Canada? Would you like to learn more about raising healthy children in their new cultural environment? Become a Parent Ambassador and attend universal programs to build your capacity and resilience to help their children develop in a healthy way.
How to become a Parent Ambassador:
Training is offered twice a year in April and October. Training is available to parents/caregivers who have demonstrated strong leadership in their community.
Each training requires participants attend 7 sessions (2 hours each) and 14 practicum sessions within a 4-month period
Parent education and support groups
Are you looking for new opportunities to engage with your children and manage reoccurring parenting challenges?
Connect with other parents and learn about early childhood development while gaining peer-to-peer support!