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Family Resource Centre

The Northern Peninsula Family Resource Centre Inc. is an organization that was formed in May of 1999 as a result of the announcement of the National Child Benefit Provincial Reinvestment Plan. The organization is governed by a Board of Directors that is made up of representatives from Health, Education, Child, Senior and Social Development, Justice and Parents.

The goals of the organization include:

  • To increase community/agency commitment to the goals of the Family Resource Centre.
  • To encourage and increase the involvement of families and communities within the Family Resource Centre model.
  • To improve children’s functioning in one or more areas of social, emotional, cognitive or physical development.
  • To increase opportunities for parents of families with children 0-12 years of age to support one another while developing their parenting skills in a supportive, safe, non-judgmental environment.
  • To promote the health and well being of expectant mothers and their infants through the Healthy Baby Club Model.
  • To increase participation, support, capacity and effectiveness of community partners and volunteers in their involvement with the Family Resource Centres.
  • To increase the effectiveness and participation of the Board of Directors of the Northern Peninsula HUB Model Family Resource Centre Inc.
  • To enhance board management practices of the Board of Directors of the Northern Peninsula HUB Model Family Resource Centre Inc.


  • The Northern Peninsula Family Resource Centre is dedicated to “holistic” family development through partnerships in response to our “community” needs.
  • “Holistic” (Physical, Mental, Emotional, Social and Spirtual Development)
  • “Community” (Families with children from prenatal to 12 years of age)

Vision Statement

  • Families empowering
  • Families to become stronger
  • Families of tomorrow


  • Parents/Caregivers must attend programming with child/ren.
  • Strongly encourage parents to interact and participate in the FRC activities with their child/ren.
  • Peanut and Allergy Aware Centre.
  • Follows Canada’s Food Guide and do not allow junk food into Centres.
  • Encourage parents and caregivers not to bring snacks from home, to avoid allergies or interruptions among other children at the centre.
  • During snack time, we encourage participants to leave toys and resources away from the table and the food being served.
  • Families are encouraged to help prepare snacks , tidy up, clean up, etc.
  • Promotes a Breastfeeding Friendly Environment.
  • Respects other participants, suggestions, feelings and confidentiality.
  • While attending FRC, our staff is not responsible for disciplining your child/ren.
  • No Gossip Permitted
  • Please bring inside footwear.
  • To avoid conflict and disappointment among children, we kindly ask that you refrain from bringing toys from home. The FRC provides all resources needed.
  • Our Family Resource Centre and surrounding area is Smoke-Free
  • Anytime the school is closed for storm days, the Family Resource Centre is closed too.

Funded By

Government of Newfoundland
and Labrador