Funded by the Public Health Agency of Canada, the Community Action Program for Children (CAPC) is designed to help families address the health, behaviour and developmental needs of children.
Education, Early Intervention, and Prevention are strong components of the program
Services focus on child development, support, group support and learning activities.
CAPC has been a Kootenay Family Place program since 1995 providing extra support to families whenever they might need it.
Who is this program for?
Families with children ages 0 – 6 years are eligible to participate in CAPC programs.
How do I join the group?
You don’t need a referral, just call or email the CAPC Coordinator: Erin Rooney 778-460-5110
Where does this group meet?
CAPC Programs take place at Neighbourhood House, 767 11th Avenue, right behind Chopsticks Restaurant and beside Hobbit Hill Children’s Centre.
|Our Community Garden - Parents plan, plant, harvest, cook and preserve lovely home-grown food. We compost too!|
|Ongoing Clothes Closet - drop by and have a look at our selection of free clothing for infants, toddlers and expectant moms. You can drop off infant & toddler clothing that is clean and in good condition any time.||
In some programs we plant, grow, harvest, cook and preserve foods together.
CAPC CAN HELP WITH …..
- Assisting families with children who may have developmental delays.
- Planning for children’s development and learning activities with families.
- Enhancing parenting skills and confidence.
MY ROLE AS CAPC COORDINATOR...
Is to connect with parents at KFP and in the community with a focus on those who may need extra support with a variety of needs such as:
|Child Care||Isolation||Physical Health|
|Child Development||Play & Parenting||Healthy Snack Ideas|
“CAPC is like a big family with lots of parents struggling to do the best we can for our children. We help each other, communicate and grow together. I don’t know what would have happened to me and my son if I had not found CAPC.”
Kootenay Family Place
767 11th Ave. Castlegar, BC V1N 1J7
Wednesday 8:30 – 1:30
Fax to: 250-365-5792
Mail to: Box 3144, Castlegar B.C. V1N 3H4
LINKS AND RESOURCES
CAPC connects with the existing network of child & family-focused agencies and services, including Infant Development, Supported Child Care, Speech and Language, Occupational Therapy, Community Services, Ministry Offices, Harvest Food Bank, Harvest Rescue, Community Gardens.
Public Health Agency of Canada: CAPC website