nurturing the best possible start

June 2018

Working on a new season of "Conversations with KIDCARECANADA"

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 13:03 -- elizabeth

Exciting News! KIDCARECANADA founder/Executive Director, Estelle Paget is shown here at the Shaw studio during the filming of a new series of "Conversations with KIDCARECANADA."

Yesterday we worked with some wonderful guests, like Registered Speech and Language Pathologist, Caitlin Bittman, and pediatrician, Dr. Andrew Macnab. More guests are on the schedule for next week and the series will air soon.

We'll be sharing additional information over the next few days and weeks.

Our most recent Annual Report now available online

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 10:04 -- elizabeth

Our most recent annual report is now available on our "Annual Report" webpage.

http://kidcarecanada.org/annual-reports

Here is a quote:

"Currently, British Columbia has one of the highest rates of childhood vulnerability in Canada. The consequences affect our whole society. With early childhood colleagues we are working to reduce childhood vulnerability by empowering parents and professionals to promote mental and emotional health in children, right from the start of life.

Fundraising is our Focus for June

Mon, 06/04/2018 - 14:34 -- elizabeth

If you wish to support the work we are doing at KIDCARECANADA, please know that every amount, no matter how small, is helpful!

 

Right now, CanadaHelps is running “the Great Canadian Giving Challenge”. Every dollar donated to KIDCARECANADA, using CanadaHelps, automatically earn us the chance to win $10,000. 

Simply make your donation online by using the donate button here https://www.canadahelps.org/en/dn/16056

Kindly note: donations of $20 or more receive a charitable tax receipt.

We acknowledge the financial support of the Province of British Columbia
We thank the Victoria Foundation for their support
Vancouver FoundationWe acknowledge the financial support of the Vancouver Foundation

The content of KidCareCanada videos is informed by current research and shared by experts in the field. It should not be used for diagnosing or treating, and is NOT a substitute for professional care.

If you (or someone you know) has thoughts of doing self-harm, or harm to a baby or anyone else, please call to speak with a trained crisis worker. Local Crisis Helpline numbers can be found through a Google Search.  In British Columbia, Canada you can call Mental Health Support (BC-wide) at 310-6789 or you can call the North American line 1 800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433)
In ANY crisis, your local emergency number is another option and it is always available. Use 911 in North America, 999 in the UK or, if you're elsewhere, use the emergency number for your area.