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)
- 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.
Government of Newfoundland