At Moms Gone Wild we care about the health and well-being of our families, which is why we have put together a comprehensive list of services available in our community.
24/7 support line 2-1-1, online chat services available
This website has links to services in every community in BC. Resource links include emergency and crisis, addiction services, counselling, healthcare, mental health, victim services, employment/ training, financial assistance, food and basic goods, housing, homelessness, legal and advocacy, transportation, children and families, disabilities, immigrants and refugees, older adults, youth, and Indigenous/ Aboriginal.
Friends In Need Food Bank
Once registered, clients are eligible to visit one day each week, they have the option to choose various fresh produce, fresh bread, condiments and extras as available. One week during the month they can receive a hamper with a frozen meat item and cereals. It does not mater what week it is, a hamper can be requested at any time. Registration is simple and can be done at various times throughout the week - see the website for complete details.
Cythera Transition House Society
24/7 support line 604-467-9966, firstname.lastname@example.org
Cythera offers support and counselling for women and children who are experiencing, or have experienced abuse, violence and trauma. Counselling center # 604-467-9939 . For children there is group or individual counselling, school/ community outreach, and children who witness abuse program. There is also a 8 week positive parenting group offered.
Parents, grandparents or legal guardians of children under the age of six, residing in the communities of Maple Ridge or Pitt Meadows can participate in the programs.
Programs start September 11 and run Monday- Thursday mornings.
Follows the SD42 School Calendar.
StrongStart is a free program for parents with children aged infant to five years old. Parents and caregivers attending StrongStart BC will participate with their children in organized sessions like story time and circle time. They will also be able to participate in free play, arts, early literacy, and information sharing, and will help choose and serve healthy snacks. Parents and caregivers are likely to discover new ways to support their children’s learning at home, and may make valuable connections with others attending the centre.
Childcare Resources and Referral Centre
Assisting parents seeking child care and providing support services to child care providers. Provide parents with child care options for children, infant to 12 years of age.
Ridge Meadows Child Development Centre
Provides early support services for children with special needs, serving children from birth to school age who have neurological, orthopedic and other developmental disabilities. Offers speech and language therapy, and occupational and physiotherapy. Also coordinates a respite program. The Family Connections Program offers support networking for parents with children up to 19 years, dealing with a child's challenging behaviour.
Carseat Installation Checks
Register online - click here
Ridge Meadows Doula Services has two Child Passenger Safety Technicians. This by donation service exists to keep children safe in the car.
B.O.O.B.S. (Benefits of Optimal Breastfeeding Support)
Register via email - email@example.com
A volunteer run, no cost program, hosted by Ridge Meadows Doula Services and designed to offer peer support in the first 8 weeks of a parent’s breastfeeding journey. Each volunteer has personal breastfeeding experience along with additional training.