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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.

  • Youth Outreach Program - a youth-centred support program focusing on goal setting and capacity building for individuals aged 16-24. Housed in the CCYDC.

  • Wilderness Club - a week-long outreach day camp designed to facilitate self-regulation, exploration, learning, build confidence, and promote problem-solving through connection with the outdoors for children 5-9 years of age.

  • 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 four night workshop to discuss parenting strategies for children who have parents living in separate homes.

  • Parenting for the Love of Kids - a six 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.

  • POP-UP - an outreach program focusing on the importance of play and parent interactions with children

  • 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.

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