Parenting Programs and Support

Babies Open New Doors BOND Program
new location at Family Place in the Mall next to Quality Foods
604 485 2604   Fax: 604 485 9244

A prenatal and postnatal service providing support, resources and information for mothers-to-be and new mothers. See website for complete information.

Family Place
Town Centre Mall beside Save On Foods
604 485 2706     Fax: 604 485 9244   Website
Hours: Tue to Thu 10:30 - 4:30   Fri 12:30 - 4:30
A family resource program offering parents & families support in a child friendly environment.

Infant Development Program
Inclusion Powell River
7055 Alberni Street
#201 - 4675 Marine Avenue V8A 2L2
604 485 6077
Services for families of children, from birth to 3 years, who are developmentally delayed, or who are at risk of developmental delay.

La Leche League

A mother to mother breastfeeding information and support group which takes place on the last Monday of every month from 10:00 am – noon at Family Place

Success By 6  and Orca Bus
Office located above Rona at Town Centre Mall
For more information call 604-485-2132

Parent-Child Mother Goose Program
Child, Youth & Family Services Society
7105 Nootka Street

takes place at Family Place
604 485 3090    Fax: 604 485 4215    Email
Office Hours: 8:30 - 4:30 Monday to Friday
Mother-Goose Website
A national program designed to enhance the relationship between parents and their children through shared words, actions, images and feelings of rhymes and stories.  Call for local program details.

Powell River Child Youth and Family Services
7105 Nootka Street in Oceanview Education Centre
604 485 3090   Fax:: 604 485 4215   
Office Hours: 8:30 - 4:30  Monday to Friday
Provides a wide range of services for children and youth between birth and 19 years of age and their families

Powell River Literacy Council
103-4511 Marine Avenue
Powell River, BC V8A 2K5
604-485-2004 Email

Preschool Story Time at the Library
Westview Elementary
604 485-8625 Email

The Public Library is offering its regular Wednesday Story Time sessions starting September 14th.  Pre-school children will enjoy stories, crafts and finger plays as well as have time to choose from the wealth of beautiful children’s materials.  Library staff is available to guide parents in the selection of appropriate reading material as well as explain the many ways the library can support students of all ages.  No registration is necessary, but children must be accompanied by caregiver.  This is a free Public Library program.

See Events Calendar and select Weekly Activities for schedule.



Information on Powell River Doulas                                                                                                                        


Grandparents Raising Grandparent Support line: Support to help people understand their rights, obligations and options before and after assuming responsibility for raising a family member's child. Staff will also ensure that callers are aware of all benefits, supports and resources available to them and how to access them. Call 1-855-474-9777




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