Description & Services
Public Comments Workshops on parenting for couples, budgeting, and fatherhood will be available as the need arises. If interested please call.
Description (Service) Functions as a satellite program site
 
  • Offers the opportunity for individuals to come together to cook and learn about food and nutrition  
  • Works with parents, future parents and caregivers of children to respond to the needs and concerns they have in raising their children  
  • Participants are actively involved in program development and implementation as peer leaders  
  • Provides free child care while parent participates in programs  
  • Provides nutritional snacks at all programs at no cost  
  • Offers programming for young teen parents  
  • Offers prenatal and postnatal support to teens, women and their families  
  • Provides bus transportation for participants to attend programs  
  • Participates as a member of the Food Action Network
 
Focuses on 3 main themes: 
  • children 
  • family  
  • community
 
Offers various programs including the following:  
  • Community Kitchens  
  • Drop-Ins  
  • Parenting Programs  
  • Pre and Post Natal Support  
  • Home Visiting Program
Hours Program hours vary
Areas Served Thunder Bay
Eligibility Families with young children
Application Registration required for some programs; call for information
Languages English
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-346-6863
Fax 807-345-3950
E-Mail info@ourkidscount.ca
Website www.ourkidscount.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook
Volunteer Coordinator Dayna Frost, Volunteer Coordinator; Phone: 807-623-0292 ext 232; Email: dayna@ourkidscount.ca
Primary Executive Gladys Berringer, Executive Director; Phone: 807-623-0292 ext 224; Email: gladys@ourkidscount.ca
Site Location Hope Christian Reformed Church
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address 1315 Crawford Ave
Thunder Bay, ON P7E 3E3
 
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Intersection Crawford Ave and Francis St
Physical Access Not Accessible - Westfort site
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Kiwanis Club of Westfort
Elections June