Music for Young Children (MYC)

Music for Young Children is the only child-centered music learning system that integrates keyboards, creative movement, rhythm, ear training, sight-reading, music theory and composition.

StrongStart – Columbia Valley

StrongStart centres are early learning programs designed to support the success of children when they enter Kindergarten. The programs are for parents and caregivers of children under five years of age. StrongStart offers qualified early childhood educators, activities that promote learning and healthy development and opportunities to meet other parents and caregivers within the community. […]

Family Resource Centre of Invermere

The mission of the Family Resource Centre is to foster mental, social, physical and financial wellness throughout the Columbia Valley. The Family Resource Centre offers a variety of different programs for children ages 0-6 and their families. Programs include: Children Who Witness Abuse: Provides specialized services to children and youth who have witnessed abuse, threats […]

Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy (CBAL) – Columbia Valley

CBAL is a not-for-proft organization that promotes literacy an lifelong learning throughout the Columbia Basin and boundary region. CBAL works with other service providers in the community to deliver services and programs for children ages 0-6. In the Columbia Valley CBAL: Is the administrative agent for the Community Action Program for Children (CAPC) Partners with […]

Paq’mi Nuq’yuk Aboriginal Early Years Services

Paq’mi Nuq’yuk Aboriginal Early Years Services strives to provide non-biased, culturally inclusive and sensitive supports to (self-identifying) Aboriginal families, with children between the ages of 0-6. We focus our supports in culture and language, education, health, nutrition, social support, parent and family involvement, and child development. We also offer Aboriginal Supported Child Development, and Aboriginal […]

Kootenay Child Development Centre

Support and services to families and children who attend programs at the Kootenay Child Development Centre. The Kootenay Child Development Centre currently houses the following services: BC Early Years Centre – Cranbrook East Kootenay Friends of Children East Kootenay Infant Development Program East Kootenay Behaviour Intervention Program Children First IHCAN Assessment Clinics Pediatricians East Kootenay […]

Interior Health, Allied Health ECD Dental Program

Dental staff provide dental services to children 0-6 years of age in various community settings (e.g. Health Centres, Child Development Centres, Community Agencies, Friendship Centres, Schools). Services include risk assessments for dental decay, fluoride varnish clinics, school surveys, presentations and preschool/daycare dental resource kits.

Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy (CBAL) – Cranbrook

Children and Family Programs: Books for Babies is a bag full of goodies that includes a book, a CD and information for new parents to introduce them to the love and importance of reading, speaking and singing to their newborns and community program information.Family Fun Night is an evening StrongStart held at Steeples Elementary School that includes a light dinner and gym time. […]

Breastfeeding Mamas! (East Kootenays)

Breastfeeding Mamas! is an online and in-person peer support network for pregnant and breastfeeding moms. Families will find encouragement, accurate information and invaluable support through online support and monthly meetings. Meetings are led by experienced breastfeeding moms who have been trained to facilitate meetings. Topics include: advantages of breastfeeding, overcoming challenges, weaning, nutrition and extended […]