Updated Prenatal Directory Joomag Prenatal Directory Update July 2017 - Page 32

Community Connections (Revelstoke) Society 314, 2nd Street East, 250-837-2920 website: www.community-connections.ca Family Support Services Bellies and Babies: B & B 1 is a drop-in group for expecting moms and families with babies birth to 12 months. Please join us for lunch and great conversation every Tuesday from 11:00am - 1:00pm. B & B 2 is a drop-in group for expecting moms and families with babies birth to 24 months. Please join us for coffee and snacks every Wednesday from 10:00am – 12:00pm. PACT (Parents and Community Together): This drop-in group offers support to parents and caregivers of young children in an informal, unstructured setting. There is opportunity for parents and caregivers to have a cup of coffee while connecting with each other, for parents and children to play in a safe and inviting space, and to have a nutritious snack. Monday and Thursday 9:30am-12:00pm, 314-2nd St E. Infant Development Program (IDP): This program is available to families with infants (birth to 3) who are at-risk of developing a delay in their development or are born with a delay and/or disability. This program can be home or office based. Any parent who has questions about their infant’s development is welcome to contact the Infant Development Program at 250-837-2920 ext. 39 or email amacintosh@community-connections.ca Food Connect (Food Recovery Program) Provides perishable food to families in an effort to increase Revelstoke’s food security and decrease our environmental impact of throwing out food in the garbage. Surplus foods (close to or at its best before date, overstocked, mislabeled, cosmetically unappealing) are donated from food retailers and farms. Once assessed for safety, these foods are directed through our programs and our community agencies that provide meals and food for community members. Families can access Food Connect through our family support programs, through referral from our organization, or on our public pickup days:  Mondays- 11:00-12:30 pm: Only available to PACT participants  Tuesdays- 11:00-1:00 pm: Only available to B & B participants  Wednesdays- 12:00-1 pm: Public Food Pickup for Families with children and Seniors  Thursdays- 11:00-12:30 pm: Only available to PACT participant This is a free, anonymous distribution of perishable foods. Contact Jenna Fraser for more information at (250) 837-2920 or jfraser@community-connections.ca. 30 Outreach Services Food Bank Weekly Food Bank services as well as hygiene, clothing and household items. Contact Patti Larson for more information at (250) 837-2920 or plarson@community-connections.ca.