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Contact Information
Office Phone 506-633-2182
Fax 506-633-7417
E-Mail saintjohn@frc-crf.com
Website frc-crf.com/saint-john
Primary Contact Silvia Borsic, Executive Director
Description & Services
Cross Reference Saint John ; Single Parent Resource Centre
Description of service(s) The Family Resource Centre provides information, education, and resources to caregivers of children aged 6 and under, and to expectant parents by encouraging them to develop and affirm their abilities, aspirations, and potential. 
 
Provides community links through information and referrals. Supports families by providing family playgroups, parenting programs, prenatal classes for teens, crafts for moms, community kitchen, resource lending library, and personal growth for families. 
 
*Programs 
All programs are free of charge. Childcare and transportation support available. 
 
For Moms to Be: 
~ New Born New life Prenatal Classes for women under 24years. Offering lots of info and activities. Please call 633-2182 for more  
information. 
**Emergency Diapers and Formula - Call the Centre for details.  
 
For New Moms: 
- Life with Baby Postnatal Classes for 1st time new moms and their babies 0 - 12 months. Please call 633-2182 for more information.. 
 
For Families: 
~ Main Centre Playgroup 
A play place for families with children aged 6 and under. Mom, dad, grandparents, friends, and childcare providers welcomed.  
Tuesdays, Wednesday, and Thursdays 10 am - 12 pm. 
 
Eastside Playgroup 
To provide opportunities for parents, caregivers, and their children to meet in their own neighbourhood.  
Wednesday, Glen Falls School, 10am - 12pm.  
 
For Parents: 
~Adult Library 
A variety of books on parenting, personal growth, and more. 
 
For Children: 
~ Children's library. Offers a selection of English and French children's books, Read to your child today. 
 
~Urban Outreach 
Urban Play Group: Lower Westside and Northend Saint John, this group provides opportunities for parents, caregivers, and their children to meet in their own neighbourhood. 
Tuesday, Seaside Park Elementary School, 10am-12pm 
Thursday, North End, Crescent Valley Community Centre, 10am - 12pm 
 
~Rural Outreach  
Play groups for parents and children ages 6 and under, located in the following communities: Mon.,Fundy Shores,10am - 12pm, Tue.,Garnett Settlement, 10am - 12pm, Starting Wed. Feb. 10th, 2016 Nerepis Baptist Church 10am - 12pm, and Thur., Barnesville, 10am - 12pm.
Hours Business: Mon-Thu 8:30am-4:30pm, Fri 8:30am-4pm; Program: Hours vary and can include weekdays, weeknights, and weekends.
Dates Program is Offered Closed July and August.
Areas Served Grand Bay - Westfield ; St John County
Eligibility For expecting parents or caregivers of children aged 6 and under.
Application Self referrals or referrals from other NGO's or government agencies.
Languages English ; French
Fees None - All programs free
Location information
Located In Community Saint John
Address & Map
211 Wentworth St
Saint John, NB E2L 2T4
 
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Intersection Near corner St. James Street, across from School/Community Centre
Accessibility Partially Accessible ; ***Note that accessibility is self-reported. Please contact the organization before arrival***
Other Details
Service Level (51) Registered Charity
Subjects
Service Categories Childbirth Education ; Children's Play Groups ; Diapers ; Early Childhood Family Centres ; Formula/Baby Food ; Outreach Programs ~ Parenting Issues ; Parent/Child Activity Groups ; Special Libraries ~ Parenting Issues ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Parenting Issues

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