Programs In New Westminster

For information and participation details, please call 604-525-9144 or submit inquiry here.

Programs are FREE unless otherwise indicated. Childminding and snacks are provided. Bus tickets are available if required.

Single Mom’s Support Group

Single moms' group fall 2016

  • Connect with other moms about the joys & challenges of solo parenting
  • Learn about community resources
  • Take a break and relax
  • Know you’re not alone
  • Free child minding, bus tickets and snacks available

DATES Wednesdays October 5 – December 7, 2016
TIME 5–7 pm
WHERE Olivet Church, 613 Queens Avenue, New Westminster
REGISTER 604-525- 9144 x 3636 or ceds-nw@fsgv.ca

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ESL Cooking

Community Kitchen ESL New West Fall 2016Practise English, cook something yummy  make new friends! FREE!

WHO For parents with children 0-5 years old
WHEN September 27, October 4, 11, 18, 25, November 1, 8, 22, 29
TIME 10am-12pm
WHERE Early Years at QayQayt Elementary – 85 Mareivale St. New Westminster (access from the back of QayQayt)
COST FREE *Childminding available
REGISTER Call (604) 525-9144 x 3636 or email ceds-nw@fsgv.ca

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Family Nights at the Early Years Centre

early-years-centre-fall-winter-2016-workshop-scheduleWorkshops for parents with children 0-5

TOPICS
Siblings without Rivalry
Cooking at the Early Years Centre (non-ESL)
We are Family, Hear Us Roar
WHERE Early Years Centre at QayQayt Elementary
85 Merivale St., New Westminster (access the centre at the back of QayQayt)

See poster for full details.

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ESL For Grandparents

English classes for newcomer grandparents which discuss caring for small children.

DATES Mondays October 3 – December 12, 2016
TIME 9:30 am – noon
WHERE Olivet Church, 613 Queens Avenue, New Westminster
REGISTER 604-525- 9144 x 3636 or ceds-nw@fsgv.ca

ESL For Moms & Caregivers Of Young Children

English classes are for isolated mothers and caregivers with young children who recently immigrated to Canada. The classes focus on parenting themes. An ESL preschool program for attendees children is included, and bus fare and snacks are provided.

DATES Mondays October 3 – December 12, 2016
TIME 9:30 am – noon
WHERE Olivet Church, 613 Queens Avenue, New Westminster
REGISTER 604-525- 9144 x 3636 or ceds-nw@fsgv.ca

Funding for this program is provided by CAPC Community Action Program for Children (CAPC) Public Health Care of Canada.

Parents Connect

Newcomer mothers and more established local mothers of young children get together to help newcomers improve their English and share knowledge of community places and resources.

DATES Fridays October 7 – December 16, 2016
TIME 9:30 am – noon
WHERE Olivet Church, 613 Queens Avenue, New Westminster
REGISTER 604-525- 9144 x 3636 or ceds-nw@fsgv.ca

Parent Education Workshops/Courses

We offer parenting workshops for a modest fee. Topics can be adapted to the needs of a group and can take place across New Westminster.

Additional Resources

Kids New West

KidsNewWest.ca connects families in New Westminster with other families, community service providers, information, resources and events.