PARENTING LEARNING EVENT 2020

ONE DAY FOR PARENTS OF K-12 CHILDREN TO LEARN
ABOUT HEALTHY DEVELOPMENT AND MINDFUL PARENTING

Saturday, March 7
8:30 am - 4 pm
location TBA, Burnaby 

 
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Refuel, re-energize and reconnect

The purpose of the BFL Parenting Learning Event 2020 is to help Burnaby parents access new evidence-based knowledge about child development and promote connections to community resources available to families in our city. Topics that will be explored during the event include:

  • What are the best nutrients for a developing mind and growing body?

  • How best to balance school life and home life?

  • When asked by experts, what do kids in Burnaby say is important to their well-being?

Programming will appeal to parents of both young children and teenagers. The sessions will provide information to help parents feel knowledgeable and confident about their family decisions.

 

SAVE with early bird registration

Early bird registration will open Monday, September 30, 2019 until Friday, January 31, 2020.

 

sponsorship opportunities

This is an important first event for Burnaby Family Life. If you wish to contribute to our success, please get in touch with us. Sponsorship opportunities include:

  • lunch

  • childminding

  • sponsored registrations for parents in need

  • overall event

Sponsorship invitation →

Contact us to host an activity station →

 

Changing lives
and building community.

Revenues generated with the Parenting Learning Event 2020 will fund BFL programs for Burnaby families, including:

  • family educational activities for parents and children

  • individual and group counselling for children who have witnessed or experienced abuse

  • education for refugee families seeking help with cultural integration and resettlement, and support groups for single mothers and new immigrants

  • information and education programs for new and expecting mothers (health and self-care, infant care, nutrition, community resources)

 
 
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Annual Report

Programs evolve to meet our changing community.

Since 1971, we have delivered essential social services in Burnaby and neighbouring communities for families and individuals in need. Our programs are flexible and responsive to the changing needs of the community.

We are governed by a social sustainability minded dedicated Board of Directors, committed professional staff and volunteers and we’re grateful for the support of hundreds of donors, sponsors and members.

Our staff of 90 professionals speaks 40 different languages, providing us the diversity needed to embrace all cultures and increase understanding. Our work contributes to a more inclusive, resilient and safe community for all.

 
 
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