Over 17 organizations will be providing information about their services and what they offer to families.
- Immigrant Services Society
- New Westminster Parks and Recreation
- YMCA Child Care Resource
- IDP – Kinsight
- Family Services of Greater Vancouver
- RESPs – FSGV
- Cameray Center
- New Westminster Family Place
- Lower Mainland Purpose Society
- Canada Revenue Agency
- Fraser Health
- New Westminster School District
- New Westminster Arts Council
- New Westminster Police Services
Preschool and Anxiety Issues
- Separation; Bed-time; Sleep 1:00 – 2:15 pm
Middle Years and Social Anxiety 2:45 – 4:00 pm
Dr. Kimberley Da Silva is a Registered Psychologist, who specializes in treating social, behavioural and emotional issues in children and teens including: depression, selective mutism, anxiety disorders such as separation anxiety, generalized anxiety disorder, specific phobias, social anxiety disorder, and obsessive-compulsive disorder.
Challenges Feeding Young Children 1:05 – 1:35 pm
Caroline Klemens has been practicing as a Registered Dietitian for over 23 years. Having raised three daughters, Caroline understands firsthand the importance of developing a good feeding relationship and enjoys guiding clients to develop this relationship with their children. Caroline holds a Bachelor in Nutrition Sciences from Ryerson Polytechnic University in Toronto, is a fellow in the College of Dietitians in BC.
Raising Financially Fit Kids 2:00 – 3:00 pm
Credit Counselling Society
It’s never too early for parents or caregivers to learn easy to implement techniques to teach kids about saving, giving, and spending. Schools are not able to spend a lot of time on this subject and it’s an important skill kids will use for the rest of their lives. Why don’t you join us and get the basics to set up a good financial foundation for your child(ren)!
Family Services of Greater Vancouver
Community Kitchen 2:15 – 2:45 pm
Nutrition and Children (meal and snack ideas) 2:45 – 3:30 pm
Registered Dietitian Alexandra Inman is a practicing clinical dietitian with Fraser Health where she has obtained experience in pediatrics, ranging from newborn to adolescent nutrition. She is also the co-founder of Vancouver Dietitians, a private practice offering nutrition counselling, education, and workshops in the Lower Mainland and online