Family Programs

North Shore Neighbourhood House offers a diverse range of programs and services designed to empower kids, parents, and families of all backgrounds. Whether it’s providing essential resources, facilitating skill-building workshops, or creating opportunities for meaningful connections, these programs serve as a cornerstone for families seeking a nurturing and inclusive environment in which to thrive.

Family Playgroup Drop In

A FREE drop in program for families and caregivers with children up to 6 years old to participate in play based activities, circle time, and experience art and sensory play.  An opportunity to connect and socialize with other families through play, and to find out about other community resources. This program is hosted by North Shore Neighbourhood House Parent Community Developers.

Free (or Low-Cost) Things to Do with Your Baby or Child on the North Shore

Looking for free or low-cost activities to do with your baby or young child this fall? Take a look at this season’s flyer below:

Sunshine Song Time

Join us for a FREE Parent-Child Mother Goose inspired program with your infant. A fun and interactive experience focusing on the pleasure and power of rhymes and songs, language development, and parent-child bonding. The Public Health Nurse visits the program to talk about infant care and answer your questions.


Parenting Support

Parenting in the 21st Century Workshop

There are many concerns and challenges with raising young children today and this workshop will attempt to answer some of these. We will look at:

  • Effective ways of connecting with your child
  • Understanding and responding to your child’s needs
  • What’s required to be present with your child
  • Dealing with the realities of life that lead to increased stress as a parent such as health issues, family matters
    and relationships, and financial strains to name a few.

Please bring any questions you may have for the Q & A portion of the workshop.

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