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Waterloo Region FASD Caregiver Support Group

The Waterloo Region FASD Caregiver Support Group is a gathering of caregivers whose common thread is past or present experience parenting a child, youth or adult living with FASD. Caregivers are welcome to come and share their story, wisdom and knowledge with the group or to seek support and advice from others who have lived through similar experiences.  

With the support of others and by building on shared experiences, caregivers can learn strategies and tips that will help lead to quality relationships and more positive experiences for their child. The facilitator(s) of the group and trained mental health professionals and provide a safe, judgment free environment.

When We Meet:

 The Group is currently on hold due to low attendance. If you are interested in attending please contact Karen

For more information, please contact Karen Huber at k.huber@dscwr.com


Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Waterloo Region

519-629-0180

Ext. 208

Offers mentoring programs to children, ages 6 to 16, who face cultural and socio-economic marginalization in the areas of academic, relationship skills, peer to peer as well as social and life skills.

www.bbbswr.org

Healthy Babies, Healthy Children

519-883-2245

Support for pregnant women with children aged 0-6, through public health nurses and home visiting.

Healthy Children Info Line

519-883-2245

Information from public health nurses about the healthy growth of children up to the age of 6.

Ontario Early Years Centre

Information for parents and caregivers about programs and services that are available for young children. The Centres provide the opportunity to talk to early years professionals, as well as other parents and caregivers in the community.

Cambridge 519-571-1626

Kitchener-Waterloo 519-741-8585

www.earlyyearsinfo.ca

Waterloo Region Family Network

519-804-1786

This is a family-driven resource centre dedicating to providing the support, knowledge, and assistance families need in order to make informed decisions. The Network assists all families of children (all ages) with special needs, regardless of diagnosis or lack thereof. Programs include parent-to-parent mentoring, a variety of workshops and seminars, ongoing support groups and personal guidance.

www.waterlooregionfamilynetwork.com

Developmental Resource Centre Waterloo RegionSunbeam Centre