We love teaching kids how to draw with our simple step by step drawing tutorials. We have over 500 videos on our YouTube channel and more being added every day. Come join the fun and subscribe to our free online lessons. You can also share your art with us for a chance to win some cool prizes.
Visit our Website: http://www.cartooning4kids.com
Kindred Counselling: Specialized Therapeutic Services for Children & Youth
Tara is a Registered Clinical Counsellor who offers specialized therapeutic services for children and youth. Tara has a passion for working with young people and comes highly recommended. If your child seems depressed, anxious, not themselves, has experienced a trauma, or is not functioning well in important areas of their life-counselling can help. Call or email Tara to set up a free consultation.
UNITED WAY BORN LEARNING ACADEMY - Everyday life is a learning experience for children. Born Learning is a public engagement campaign that helps parents, grandparents and caregivers explore ways to turn everyday moments into fun learning opportunities.
The United Way Born Learning Academy uses the best of those proven tips, tools and resources to help families take a more active role in preparing their children for kindergarten. These free workshops are for parents and caregivers of children, from birth to age five.
Association of BC Family Resource Programs - A not-for-profit provincial organization dedicated to promoting and supporting community-based Family Resource Programs (FRPs). FRPs are parent/child (aged 0-6) community hubs where families access support, opportunities for engagement, and community resources.
BC Council For Families - Information about parenting, family life and child development
Family First Programs - A non-profit organization that provides parenting, marriage, and relationship resources that help people love their family well, and gives them greater hope for the future. We offer mothers and fathers the trustworthy information and advice they need to make wise decisions as they love and guide their children. We offer husbands and wives what they need to make their marriages stronger. And no matter your stage or situation in life, we offer encouragement and support as you seek to live and love your family, and yourself, well.
HealthLink BC - Medically-approved information on more than 5,000 health topics, symptoms, medications and tips for monotoring a helthy lifestyle.
BC Healthy Child Development Alliance - A cross sectoral coalition of health, social, education, research and community organizations who share a common interest in support of the social determinants of healthy early development of all children in British Columbia.
BC Infant Development Program (IDP) - Serves children from birth to three years old who are at risk for, or who already have a delay in development.
BC Child Care Resource and Referral Programs (CCRR) - Offers child care and community referrals, resources and support to child care providers and families in every community across the Province of British Columbia.
Caring For Kids - Information for parents from Canada's Paediatricians
Zero to Three - Free parents' brochure and guide for infant from birth to 36 months
Early Intervention Therapy Program - provides community-based occupational therapy, physiotherapy, speech-language pathology and family support services for eligible children and their families and communities.
Pathways.org - Free tools to maximize child development
National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) - an early childhood educationEarly Childhood News - online resourecs for children, infants to age 8Character First - Free sample of lessons and activities for character traits
Early Childhood News - online resourecs for children, infants to age 8
Character First Education - Free sample of lessons and activities for character traits
Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre - A provincial resource centre that provides mental health and substance use information, resources, and peer support to children, youth and their families from across BC.
Focus on the Family - Focus on the Family Canada is a charitable organization that has been providing care, advice, support and encouragement to families at every stage of life based on Christian principles since opening its doors in 1983.
DrugRehab.com - A web resource provided by Advanced Recovery Systems (ARS). ARS is an integrated behavioral health care management organization dedicated to the treatment of addiction, substance abuse, eating disorders and mental health issues.
Their mission is to equip patients and families with the best information, resources and tools to overcome addiction and lead a lifelong recovery. Their Substance Abuse Guide covers: 1) Educating Yourself 2) Taking Preventive Measures 3) Substance Abuse Warning Signs and 4) What to do next.
Teenage Subtance Abuse Prevention - Preventing teenagers from abusing drugs and alcohol means getting them through a vulnerable time in their life.
The goal of prevention is often just postponing that first drink until the teen’s brain has developed enough to enable responsible decision-making skills.
Rehab Center - How to Talk to Your Kids about Substance Abuse
When it comes to youth and substance abuse, there are two main situations to consider. The first involves the child abusing a substance him or herself and the second type of scenario is the child being exposed to someone with a substance abuse issue, whether by a parent, sibling, grandparent, or someone else close to him or her.
Talking to your children about substance abuse should start long before you suspect that there’s a problem. If you reach them early enough, you may even prevent drug or alcohol use all together.
Parent Support Services of BC - This 40-year-old, province-wide network of approximately 43 self-help groups provide parents with a safe environment in which they can talk about their children, parenting challenges, successes and failures, the stress or worries in their lives, receive support and parenting skills. Parent Support Circles are free, confidential, anonymous, weekly meetings of parents who wish to learn new ways to nurture and protect their children.
The F.O.R.C.E Society for Kids' Mental Health - is a provincial organization that provides families with an opportunity to speak with other families who understand and may be able to offer support or advice on what has worked for them. The F.O.R.C.E. also provides families and professionals with information, tools, and tips on how to support and assist children with mental health difficulties.
The BC Friends program - teaches children social and emotional skills, equip them with life skills to cope with challenges, now and in the future. Students identify feelings, explore ways to relax, build strategies to break down challenges/goals into manageable steps, build positive support structures and more.
Teen prescription drug misuse can often fly under the radar of adults. We created this guide to educate people on ways to help identify, and more importantly, prevent, teens from misusing prescription medications. Topics covered include:
Facts about teen drug misuse and teen drug use statistics
Teen prescription drug misuse mental and physical symptoms
Scripts and conversation starters for parents on talking to their teen about drug use
And much more