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Our Kids Count of Thunder Bay
Children and Family Services

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Description
  • Focuses on 3 main themes: children, family and community
  • A Kitchen for Our Community offers opportunities for older adults, men, women, teens and children to come together to cook and learn about food and nutrition
  • Works with parents, future parents and caregivers of children to respond to the needs and concerns they have in raising their children
  • Participants are actively involved in program development and implementation as peer leaders
  • Provides free child care while parent participates in programs
  • Provides nutritional snacks at all programs at no cost
  • Offers evening and weekend programming for young teen parents
  • Offers prenatal and postnatal support to teens, women and their families
  • Provides bus transportation for participants to attend programs
  • Particpates as a member of the Food Action Network
Offers various programs including the following:
  • Community Kitchens
  • Drop-Ins
  • Planning Team
  • Parenting Programs
  • Pre and Post Natal Support
  • Home Visiting Program
  • Roots of Empathy
Good Food Box Host Site
  • Provides a prearranged assortment of fresh fruits and vegetables on a monthly basis
  • Functions as a food purchasing system making fresh fruits and vegetables available at a reduced price
  • Food is available at prices equal or less than the cost at the supermarket through bulk purchasing and volunteer participation
Comments
Workshops on parenting for couples, budgeting, and fatherhood will be available as the need arises. If interested please call.
Hours of Operation
Administration: Mon-Fri 9:30 am-4:30 pmProgram hours vary
Eligibility
Families with children 6 years of age and younger for programs

Good Food Box
No restrictions
Application Process
Registration required for some programs; call for information
Good Food Box1st Thu of the month, boxes are ordered and paid for; 2nd last Thu of the month, boxes are picked up
Fees
None
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
   Last Updated On December 10, 2019

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