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Family Resource Centre

The Family Resource Centre is located in room 6.  Our Centre has a T.V./DVD area with a sofa, a play area for children, a computer station for parents, a telephone, a kitchen area with a fridge and microwave, and a sewing/craft area.  There are many resources available to our families such as parenting information, housing/rental information, information for new families whether you have come from another school or another country, lending libraries and much, much more.  The Family Resource Centre also offers basic computer classes on a one to one basis.  It covers everything from “Surfing the Net” to “What’s a mouse?” and Resume Writing.  Throughout the school year the Family Resource Centre provides different workshops such as Rental Rights and Responsibilities, Budgeting and Fire Safety.  If there is a workshop you are interested in please let me know.

There are also many programs provided in the Family Resource Centre.  All programs are free of charge and a snack is provided.  Some of the programs include:

Clothing Depot

From: 10:00 —11:30 a.m. Children’s clothes $1.00 a bag Adult clothes 50 cents each All shoes and boots $1.00 each

Please check the newsletter for dates and times.​ 

Nutrition Bingo

  • Participants have the opportunity to win food bundles.      

  • Nutrition Bingo is the second Friday of each month.

Crafts

  • Participants make a variety of themed crafts for example Halloween, Christmas, Valentines Day crafts. 

Cooking Club

  • Participants receive low cost healthy meal ideas. 
  • Each week we make a new recipe and participants take home what they make to share with their families. 
  • Cooking Club is from January-March

Aboriginal crafts

  • In the spring we make a variety of Aboriginal crafts such as dream             catchers, ornamental drums, headdresses, and beaded projects.

 Sewing activities and Regalia making

  • Through out the school year we do a variety of sewing projects.
  • Projects include star blankets, Powwow Regalia, and simple one day projects. 

 Grandma’s Group

  • This is an opportunity for all of our Grandmas to meet, share life experiences and support one another. 
  • Stop in and enjoy coffee, snacks and the company of other Grandma’s in the community.
  • ​The Grandma’s also have made different projects and are fundraising for their group as well as the school. 

Every month there is a calendar in the newsletter with upcoming events.  Navigate to the community tab to check out the newsletter.  Please let me know if you are interested in sharing your knowledge with other parents, whether it’s a beading or sewing project, craft project, a baking/cooking recipe or any other skill you have to offer.

Resources and information include:
Computer/internet, telephone, fax photocopying
Information on parenting, housing, health, nutrition and training opportunities Lending Libraries.

The Family Resource Centre is open:

Monday 9:00-3:30

Wednesday from 9:00-3:30

Friday 9:00-12:30

If you are interested in attending any programs or would like more information please call Tammy at 204-943-3459 or drop by for coffee. ​ 

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