Family Place offers a variety of free programs and services for prenatal, postpartum, infancy, and preschool children, and their families.
New Beginnings Prenatal Program
The New Beginnings prenatal group is an 8-session online prenatal program. Facilitators are formally trained through CAPPA & DONA as childbirth educators as well as birth and postpartum doulas. The program also includes Baby Weigh Scale, Food Security (Food Supplements & Gift Cards), Free baby supplies (free diapers, wipes, coupons, resources). This free program is designed for pregnant women and their partners/ support people. Wednesdays from 6:30-8:30 p.m. via Zoom.
Full Circle Family Doula Program
This program provides a variety of supports to childbearing-aged mothers and their families living in PEI. Our volunteer doulas are trained to provide continuous physical, emotional and informational support to a mother before, during and after childbirth (and beyond) to help her achieve the healthiest, most satisfying experience possible. The services available through the Full Circle Family Doula Program include support through trained: Birth doulas, Postpartum Doulas, and Parenting Support Doulas.
Beyond the Bump Postnatal Group
Participants graduating from the New Beginnings group are invited to attend the weekly Beyond the Bump Postnatal program. The group is for moms, dads, caregivers and their children (aged infant to 1 years old) and is offered free of charge. Diaper Fit at the pool once per month (you must be part of the program to participate). This program is offered at Family Place in Summerside on Thursday’s from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Reggio Kids Pre-K - 2 to 5 afternoons per week from 12:45 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. The Universal Pre-K tuition is covered by the province for children 4 years old on or before December 31 and who attend 15 hours per week (5 afternoons). Excellent Teacher-Child Ratios: 1 teacher for every 5 children! Small Student Numbers: Maximum 17 students! Outstanding Curriculum: Reggio Inspired Curriculum & Early Learning Framework. Qualified & Certified Staff: Director: Master of Education, Certified Staff (3 teachers and special needs assistants).Family Programs
Tuesdays from 6:30-8:30 p.m. via Zoom.
Parenting Programs: Triple P (Level 2 Triple P - Selected Triple P Level 3 Triple P - Primary Care, Primary care Stepping Stones, Discussion Group Level 4 Triple P - Group Triple P (for parents of children aged 1-12 years), Group Stepping Stones, Group Teen Triple P, Standard Triple P Level 5 Triple P Enhanced Triple P, Pathways Triple P, Lifestyles Triple P), Nobody’s Perfect, Positive Discipline, Handle With Care, Kids Have Stress Too!, and more!
We offer a variety of family programs including:
Wiggle, Giggle & Munch
Mother Goose & Me
ABC Music & Me by Kindermusik
RAPP and more!
Please check out our Facebook group for more information. Summerside - Tuesdays from 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Summerside Rock & Talk Play Group - Family Place Mondays from 9:30-11:30 (for families with children aged infant to 3 years old)
Summerside Play Group - Family Place Fridays from 9:30-11:30 (for families with children aged infant to 5 years old)
Kensington Play Group – Wednesdays from 9:30-11:30 Murray Christian Centre, 17 School Street, Kensington
Borden Carleton Play Group - Fridays from 9:30-11:30 Public Library, 244 Borden Ave
Healthy Living Programs
Stroller Fit (part of Beyond the Bump)
Diaper Fit (part of Beyond the Bump)
Please check out our Facebook group for more information. Summerside
We offer free healthy snacks for most of our programs.
75 Central Street, Summerside, PE, C1N 3L2 - parking at the back.
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