The Bridge offers a range of programs and services for parents and caregivers of young children, ranging from before birth to 6 years of age. The programs are usually held at our Family Centre on Enterprise Way, except Prenatal Wellness which is offered in partnership with the Kelowna Family Y at their facility in Rutland.

 

Beyond the Blues

Promotes recovery from postnatal depression and anxiety. Services offered include social support, community referrals and psychoeducation.

Creative Playtime

A drop-in group for children from birth to age 6 and their care providers in Kelowna and Peachland. Provides opportunities for play, connecting with other parents and information on community resources.

 

Parent Talk

Weekly drop-in sessions for parents and caregivers under age 6. Adults meet while the children are supervised in our playroom to talk about parenting, wellness and child development.

Prenatal Wellness

A drop-in program and the Kelowna Family YMCA for expectant women and their partners, this weekly education program covers lifestyle and nutrition tips, fitness classes and exercise guidelines, stress management and connections to community resources.

Special Deliveries

A weekly support group for pre and postnatal (up to 6 months) women that includes a nutritious meal, prenatal vitamins, information on breastfeeding and healthy eating during pregnancy and discussions with a Public Health Nurse.