Cumberland Programs

  • Youth Drop-In - an evening program for youth to stop by, enjoy fun activities, build friendships and connections, and have a healthy snack.

  • Healthy Kids & Creative Kids 

  • Nobody's Perfect - a ten week parenting program provides support for parents of young children addressing everyday challenges. Topics include: self-esteem, discipline, nutrition, parenting styles and health.

  • Positive Parenting from Two Homes - a two night workshop to discuss parenting strategies for children who have parents living in separate homes.

  • Parenting for the Love of Kids - a 6 week program based on parenting expert Barbara Coloroso's philosophy and techniques. Topics include: Time-Outs, Logical Consequences, Problem solving, Discipline and Fighting.

  • Outdoor Fun - a family playgroup that takes place at the Rotary Park every Friday morning. Focuses on Early Childhood Development, providing family activities and a healthy snack.

  • Cooking with Families - a 4 week Zoom cooking class made for families to enjoy cooking together, with meal kits provided

  • Snugglebugs - a drop-in program where new parents come together to share ideas, concerns, ask questions, and learn new information about babies, parenting, health and child education.

  • Pregnancy & Beyond - Public Health staff and Maggie’s Place CPNP Coordinator answer health related questions, as well as provide support & education around prenatal/post natal related topics. Takes place bi-weekly in Oxford, Springhill, and Parrsboro.

  • Babies Come First Prenatal Class -a 5 week program for expecting mothers and their support persons to learn about what to expect from labour and delivery, bringing baby home and feeding your new baby.

  • Baby Friendly Check-In - a drop-in program for parents and babies up to one year old to come for advice and a weight/health & wellbeing check.

  • Car Seat Installations - have your car seat professionally installed into your vehicle by a certified CPST on site

  • a community-based family support program promoting optimal growth of children and youth through purposeful, goal-based home visitation. Serving families with children ages 0-19 years who are facing a variety of behavioral, social, school and environmental challenges.

  • A 6-week empowerment program helping women build inner strength to reach their full potential through the discovery of self.

Contact  Us


P.O. Box 1149

11 Elmwood Drive
Amherst, NS, B4H 4L2


1027 Prince Street
Truro, NS, B2N 1H7

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Telephone: (902) 667-7250



Facebook: maggiesplacecolchester

Telephone: (902) 895-0200


Hours of Operation


Monday-Thursday 8:30am - 4:30pm

Friday                    8:30am - 12:00pm

Closed Daily         12:00pm - 1:00pm


Monday-Friday      9:00am-3:00pm

Registered Charity Number : 14080 1184 RR0001