A number of community programs and services are available to families with young children.
Family Resource Centres
Family Resource Centres provide different programs and services that support a healthy child development.
In Regina, three Early Years Family Centres offer free programs and services to parents and caregivers of children from newborn to age six. Those programs including:
- Parent and child play-together programs
- Parent and child music and literacy programs
- Parent education programs
- Programs and information sessions by Health Care Professionals
- Information on other supports and child development programs in the community.
Early Childhood Intervention Program
The Early Childhood Intervention Program provides support to families with children who are experiencing developmental delay, or a cognitive or physical disability.
As a parent, the program will help you understand the delay or disability and the impact on your family. It provides coaching, role modelling, and activities to address the child’s needs. The program provides connection to other services to support the parent as the child transitions into school or a centre-based programming.
KidsFirst is a program for families living in vulnerable circumstances that have children from newborn to age five. It uses home visitors and other professionals to help families with prenatal care, positive learning, parenting, and optimizing their child’s health and well-being.
On-line Listing of Community Services
211 Saskatchewan provides a listing of thousands of community and social services available across the province. It includes information on programs by community groups, non-profit agencies and government ministries. You can access the services by searching the easy-to-use online database.