CURRENT ONLINE PROGRAMS
Live Circle Time
Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, our families and their little ones can join us on Facebook Live at 11 AM and 3 PM to join our Circle Time! With the same nursery rhymes, presentations, and story time, our goal is to make our families feel like they’re right back at Family Place – but in the comforts of their own homes! www.facebook.com/newwestfamilies
Family Fun Feature
Every day at 8:30 AM, we will be posting a Family Fun Feature on our socials. A Family Fun Feature will be post with a super fun activity – from a craft, to a game, to a science experiment! Created by our Early Childhood educators, they have all been made to be a source of fun, creativity, and growth for our families and their children
Join us every Monday morning at 9 AM on our Facebook for Photography Club 📷
Photo Club will include weekly advice, activities, and challenges to enhance our photography skills!
Every Monday and Tuesday afternoon at 1 PM on our Facebook, will be conducting a live interview for our Interview Series 🎤
We will be talking to families, child development experts, artists, and other cool people about family life – Live on Facebook!
On Tuesdays at 9 AM on Facebook, we are introducing Art Club with Olga and Diana 🎨
Art Club will encourage us to create art, including work that is inspired by renowned artists, both local and international!
Join Heba every Wednesday morning at 9 AM on Facebook for Movin’ Club 👟👟
Movin’ Club will get your whole family on their feet, moving their bodies and and having fun!
On Thursdays, join us for Kids Yoga with Sandra, at 10 AM on Facebook ☮️
Sandra will bring peace in your home with her Yoga Club, that both you and your little ones can follow along with!
Join Olga every Friday morning at 9 AM on our Facebook for Nature Club 🌱
Nature Club will be an opportunity to get your kids excited about the outdoors! You’ll be able to meet experts guests, and learn about gardening, bee keeping, animals, and more!
Starting May 11th, every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday evening, we will be posting a Relax O’Clock on our Facebook.
What’s a Relax O’Clock? Well, it’s a time for our parents to chill out, relax, and talk to each other! Posts will be anything from DIY videos, to take-out recommendations, to funny memes! It’s your time, parents!
Baby Drop-In with Ana on Zoom
Parenting young children can be full of joys and challenges. Join us as we connect weekly to socialize, play and learn how to support ourselves and our children during this phase of parenthood so that our parenting experience feels more peaceful, joyful and empowering.
Facilitated by Ana from Cameray Child and Family Services, this Baby Drop-In is open to all families residing in Burnaby or New Westminster with a child under 12 months.
Email email@example.com for the zoom link!
Circle of Security Parenting Program
Circle of Security Parenting Program is coming back, now on Zoom! Our trained facilitators will encourage parents and caregivers to make time for themselves each session and support participants to explore their parenting journey.
- Presented by: Joti Kalar and Joey Lam with Kinsight Community Society
- Location: Online!
- Dates: Every Tuesday and Thursday from May 19th – June 11th
- Time: 1:00 – 2:30 pm PDT
- Cost: FREE!
- Who should attend: Parents or Caregivers with children 0-6 years old
- How to register: Contact Joey Lam at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 604-603-5611 by May
Nobody’s Perfect Parenting Program
Nobody’s Perfect Parenting Program is coming back, now on Zoom! Supported by our highly skilled and trained facilitators, Reshina and Sandra, this program will help guide the program registrants in discovering positive parenting strategies. There is no cost for this program which runs for 1 hour/week, for 6 weeks, on Zoom. Register here https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/nobodys-perfect-parenting-program-april-16th-may-21st-tickets-101838365292
Toy Lending Library
We are currently working on turning our Toy Lending Library into an online database for parents to look through! Through our Toy Lending Library, parents can borrow sanitized toys for their children to play with in their homes. More details coming!
We thank you for your patience at this time, and we can’t wait to continue working with all the amazing families that make New West Family Place the wonderful community that it is.
New West Family Place ❤️
What is New West Family Place? We offer drop in programs, workshops and parenting groups for all families to find support, strengthen their relationships with their children and their family members, enhance how they feel about their parenting, and build community connection and belonging. We are here so that families in New West can be empowered to THRIVE!
Who is New West Family Place for? Our programs are for families with children 0-6 years including grandparents, caregivers, extended and chosen family. We support and embrace families of every gender, background or socioeconomic status and we offer programs all around New West – across the community – touching every neighborhood – and at consistent times.
Who works at New West Family Place? Our team of child development and family support experts provide services and supports in multiple languages and work with families to ensure they connected to the services and supports they need when they need them.