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Programs aimed at Young Mothers and Dads of pre-schoolers.  

Often pre-schoolers programs are based in area Churches and  are open to all parents..

Momtime- A time out for Moms of pre-schooler`s to meet and have a time together while their children enjoy a special program just for them..the group meets twice a month at the Greenfield Park Baptist Church 598 Bellevue North GFPark and is open to all for information contact Sherri Thompson * tel 450-926-3355 or the church 450-676-1799

Building Blocks- A fun and Creative pre-school - based at the St-Lambert United Church for program information contact Myra Audet 450-656-3573

Play group A fun time for Mons and Tots together meets at ST Mary's Church (GF-Park)(open to all) for program information call: the church at 450-671-0416

St-Lambert Community Preschool  fun time for Mons and Tots together meets at ST- BARNABAS Church in Lambert (open to all) for program information call:  450-672-9658

Play group A  great way for the Moms and Tots together  every Wednesday and Friday mornings  between September to June at St-Francis of Assisi Church St-Lambert . For more information you may contact the church at  671-6149.

Moms-Tots group -Chambly hold friendly activities together twice a week on Wednesday and Friday from 9am until 11am. The program is run at St-Stephen Anglican Church -1984 Bourgogne (in Randall Hall) For details contact 658-5582

Young Mothers support group meets at South Shore Community Church 30 Churchill ...allows for a time-out for busy mons to come together for sharing  and have a few laughts call 671-8714 

Mums and Tots (Brossard) Kelly Ouesnelle   3310 Bernard Brossard J4Z 2B6 tel 450-923-5941

Toddles Circle Isabelle René  790 Victor Hugo Brossard  J4W 1V2 tel 450-676-4640

Trinity-Parents-Co-op play-day care-group meets at Mount Bruno United Church -25 Lakeview- This programs has parents sharing Child-care with fellow members Call; Barbara 441-0710

Play-group and Nursery School, An other fun time for Mons and Tots together meets at Greenfield Park United (Open to all) Wednesday-Fridays mornings ..for program information call: 450-671-1824

Kreative Kids PLaygroups for " Moms and Tots " meets twice a week at the Good Shephard Church Brossard (open to all) call 443-8192 or the church at 450-676-7577

Candiac Wednesday group offers babysitting -play group services so that young Moms can take part in the group activities for information call: Susan 450-659-9874

HELLENIC COMMUNITY CENTRE 5220 GRANDE ALLEE ST-HUBERT QUEBEC J4Y-1A1 Offers support, Family services, Day Care, Cultural awarness to the Greek Community tel: 450-656-4832

Mothers Understanding Mothers (MUM) Mothers understanding mothers is  a fun and friendly way to meet new people, who are in the same situation as you . Raising babies and toddlers. This group provides a  place for mums to discuss real issues about parenting and all aspects of taking care of small children For information please join us Location Cameron School of Dance 1154 -Victoria (GFP) Between Churchill/St-Louis Questions call Audrey Burt at 450-659-3104

CAFÉ-RENCONTRE! Le service d`entraide Vie Nouvelle is pleased to announce its newest Café-Rencontre starting Monday, September 13 from 1:00 to 3:00 pm (in English) at St. Francis of Assisi Church (844 Notre Dame Ave., St. Lambert). For further information please contact Vie Nouvelle at 450-679-1100, ext. 260 (service in English available Wednesday mornings from 9h00 to 12h30)
Vie Nouvelle is a non-profit organization, founded in 1972, which offers a variety of support and referral services to women. Vie Nouvelle is non-sectarian and provides a caring, non-judgmental environment where all women have the opportunity to meet other women, share their experiences and learn from each other. The Café-Rencontre is a peer support group where women gather together to discuss their life circumstances which may at times be frustrating, confusing or distressing. Participants are free to participate as they wish. The objective of the meetings is to share feelings and experiences and together identify possible coping strategies or resources for those in need. A facilitator leads the direction of the group.

Stay at home Dads.. Is a group of dads who for work or family reasons are the ones who have decided to stay at home with the kids. Call David 450-671-3121

Premier-Pas Home-Start (St-Lambert) 450 923- 4138  offers help and friendship to young mothers of children under 5,  .Offers a Summer Day camp program for young mothers     161 René Phillippe Lemoyne J4R 2J9 email; premiers-pas@rocler.qc.ca web site www.rocler.qc.ca/premiers

Looking for a in-home Day-care or baby sitter in the St-Bruno area…St-Augustine Church has a listing of local English-language contacts 653-4402

When seeking information about  your City or Borough hall to see what programs they offer. Very often on the South Shore Churches host different Play and mothers groups Therefore it would be a good idea to contact them to see what activates they host. Also as part of their community outreach some Churches host a Summer Day Camp, (with Mothers groups) or fun family Day's  that are open to all children .. call their office or watch for local announcements about their  summer youth  programs.

South Shore Black Community Association   providing  services for South Shore Black  Families  Call 450-678-9593 Email ssbcainfo@yahoo.ca website www.ssbca.org
-Parents support Group meets every second Sunday at 6Pm -George Vanier Centre 3310 Bernard Brossard
Parents discuss among themselves and support each other in dealing with common issues
 
NEW workshops focusing on the various needs & interest of families are now offered to all parents in EnglishThe Parent`s Circle is offering Free worships on altering Thursdays from 9 am to 11am at Centre George-Henri Brossard 3205 Rome Blvd in Brossard .Specialist are on hand so parents can meet and interact with other parents,, share ideas & learn new parenting skills, get homework tips & advice for leaning French as a second language. Learn new activities, party and gift ideas, discuss nutrition and health topics, develop self esteem feel supported in their parenting roles.Child call is offered at no charge and registration is not needed . To reach them call 678-5222 for specific dates and information . This program is offered under La Maison de Famille de la Brossard email mfdebrossard@qc.aira.com

Should you be aware of any other program aimed at young Mothers or Dads ....please let us know...

Remember you can always reach your INFO-CLSC 24hrs a day 7 days a week by calling your local CLSC.
 
C-C-S Family Services - Your place for individual & Family Support www.ccs-montreal.org Catholic Community Services (Open to all) -Interesting help for new both moms and Dads
 
For information about Québec Governmemt programs and guides aimed at young families call 1-800-361-9596 or visit www.gouv.qc.ca    
Government of Quebec Family services web link  http://www.rrq.gouv.qc.ca/an/famille
 
Read on line At your Service.....Quebec programs aimed at Families
http://www.mfe.gouv.qc.ca/publications/pdf/FamGuid_MON-EST_En.pdf
 
Head and Hands offers advice and services for parents (Montreal) http://www.headandhands.ca/index.htm

Options-A Pregnant Counselling centre offering English language services on the South Shore- At THE ART project - baby clothes and Baby items are provided Free to mothers  25A D`Anjou Chateauguay tel 450-699-4357 email: options@jpcm.org

For information about Governmement of Canada programs and guides aimed at young families visit www.gc.ca
or call 1-800-O-Canada (622-6232)
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