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BridgeWay Family Centre

Nurturing parents’ confidence.
Free prenatal to preschool programs at 40 locations.

Healthy Start prenatal programs are available online! To find out if you are eligible, email [email protected] or call 905-822-1114 x 243.

Our postpartum peer support group members or anyone who feels they need postpartum support can reach us at [email protected] for ongoing support and resources. Stay tuned for more updates.

Contact [email protected] if you need help finding a resource or just need a listening ear.

Honour Indigenous History Month with Songs, Stories, and More

June 10th, 2021

June is National Indigenous History Month. Each June Canadians are asked to recognize the history, heritage, and diversity of First…

A cross-country move, a pandemic and a new baby

June 29th, 2022

Any one of these is hard. In 2021, Tanya and her family packed up their lives and moved from Calgary…

What's On This Week - June 26-July 2

June 26th, 2022

Reminder: We are closed July 1st to July 3rd. Summer Schedule Changes Centres Closing Queen of Heaven EarlyON is closed…

Get Social with BridgeWay

We have lots of changes to our schedule beginning in July. Some centres are opening, others are closing until September and you may see some changes to the daily program schedule. ALL programs are closed Friday, July 1st to Sunday, July 3rd. Read below for more information or visit our website (link in bio).

Centres Closing:
- Queen of Heaven EarlyON is closed for July and August. Nearby locations include Serson Park and Riverside EarlyON.
- Our EarlyON program at Meadowvale Library will not be running through July and August. Brittany Glen EarlyON is close by, open six days a week.
- Our EarlyON program at South Common Community Centre will be closed for July and August. Garthwood Public School EarlyON is nearby.

Centres Opening & Relocating:
- Garthwood Public School EarlyON is opening July 3rd Mondays to Fridays.
- Plowmans Park Public School EarlyON is opening July 6th. The centre will be open Monday to Wednesday with outdoor programs on Thursday!
- Four Corners Library will now be open Mondays (and Fridays) starting July 4th.
- Massey Street Public School is relocating to Fernforest Public School from July 7th to August 30th. From August 22nd to 30th, all programs will be outdoors at the school.

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"I can't believe there was such a support in Canada, something I was very blessed to get. I have no family or friends here, all I had was logging into the program at those difficult times when there was a lockdown. The facilitators made me feel so special, the professional Dietitian, Social Worker and Prenatal Support Worker answered all my concerns. I really felt that Majeda, was another mother any time I call her she responds to my messages. The vouchers were another great support at the time we were new in the country and helped me in purchasing healthy food. Thanks for the ones behind the program that help families to get a great start and make them feel welcome in a new country and environment. BridgeWay is a great organization."

We gratefully acknowledge the government of Canada's #HealthyCommunities Initiative for funding Arabic Healthy Start.

@CommFdnsCanada @CANURB

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Celebrate #IndigenousHistoryMonth with music! There's lots of amazing music to enjoy on YouTube, including: throat singing, songs in different languages, and drumming. Head to the link in our bio for Baby Shark Ojibway, Wichita-do-ya Water Song and more! ...

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