Grande Prairie Friendship Centre

Babies Best Start Program


Description
Offers confidential, non-judgmental support and education on pregnancy and parenting.

Service provides:

  • confidential, non-judgmental support, education, and advocacy for pregnant and parenting women of all ages and cultural backgrounds

Includes:

  • healthy choices about nutrition
  • breastfeeding
  • stress reduction
  • prenatal support
  • parenting programs
  • and more

May also provide milk and vitamins to qualifying mothers during pregnancy and while breastfeeding.

Affiliation: Partnered with Public Health of Canada Canada Prenatal Nutrition Program (CPNP) and Community Action Program for Children (CAPC).Key Provider: program co-ordinators, trained staff
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to:
  • any pregnant woman or teenager
  • or any mother with a child 5 years and younger
  • who are members
Membership registration is free and can be accessed on the website.
Application Process
Service Access: Application Required, To access service:
  • contact for details
Due to COVID-19, the Babies Best Start Office is closed. They are offering telephone support, online educational groups for parents and children, and weekly curbside pickups for diapers, baby wipes, milk coupons, prenatal vitamins, baby / children clothing, and vitamin D drops.Referral Process: No

Waiting Period: Yes,

Wait times vary. Contact for details.

Telephone
780-532-5722 Ext. 201
Fax
780-539-5121
Web Site
http://www.gpfriendshipcenter.com
Email
bbsadmin@gpfriendship.com
Languages
English
Fees
Fee: No
Fee Reduction: No
Membership Fee: Yes,

Annual April 1 to March 31: $5.00 per individual and $10.00 per family.

Accessibility
Wheelchair access: No - Other disabled access: No -
Legal Status
Registered Not-For-Profit
Topic(s)
Last Updated On
April 13, 2021
Address
10507 98 Avenue
Grande Prairie, AB, T8V 4L1
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Hours of Operation
Mon
08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Tue
08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Wed
08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Thu
08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Fri
08:30 AM - 04:30 PM