Did you know?

The BC government has committed to making child care more affordable for families in all areas of the province. To help achieve this goal, effective April 2018, licensed group and family infant/toddler and/or 3-5 years child care providers will be invited to participate in the Child Care Free Reduction Initiative, and pass savings on to parents through reduced monthly fees. Parents with children enrolled at participating licensed group or home-based facilities may be eligible for monthly reductions in their parent fees by:

  • $350/month/space for group infant/toddler care;
  • $200/month/space for family infant/toddler care;
  • $100/month/space for group 3-5 year care; and
  • $60/month/space for family 3-5 year care

For FAQ's regarding this new initiative visit here and for the complete website visit here

 

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CCRR Play Days

Come to this once a month free drop in interactive play time and explore a variety of toys, crafts, songs and stories!Open to parents and child care providers!

Spelling Bee

Enjoy a FREE afternoon of entertainment, education and prizes!The Fort St John Literacy Society is busy planning the 2nd annual Spelling Bee, with the proceeds going towards fulfilling the mission of the Literacy Society and expanding the FREE programs offered to the community. This year’s event...

Daddy and Me 2018

NO CHARGE TO ATTEND - SNACKS PROVIDED. DROP IN – REGISTER WHEN YOU GET THERE. Daddy and Me community events are offered monthly in partnership with a community agency or business.  Events could be physical activities like swimming, martial arts, and bowling or gymnastics or other fun activities...

Kids Have Stress Too - Register Today!

April 24th and 26th from 6 to 9 pm This is a training workshop from The Psychology Foundation of Canada for Parents, Early Childhood Educators, Family Child Care Providers and other professionals who work with children ages 2.5 to 5 years old.   Did you know?  Stress can affect children's physical...

Car Seat Clinic

We are a group of locally trained Child Passenger Safety Educators (CPSEs) in Fort St John, available to help you learn how to use and install your car seat correctly in a friendly, judgement free atmosphere.

La Leche League Meeting

La Leche League Canada - Bring your breastfeeding questions and concerns, talk about your joys and challenges! 2nd Monday of each month. April 9 - 10 am to 11 am  

Families in Motion Winter/Spring 2018

Guided fitness fun for families with children ages 6 and under!! Siblings welcome Please bring a water bottle May 22 - FSJ Fieldhouse

Community Sponsor

The Family Friendly website is brought to you by the generous support of sponsors like you!

Family Friendly Coalition

The Family Friendly Coalition is an Early Childhood Development Initiative dedicated to providing all children with a good start in life. It helps ensure that children ages 0-6 develop the emotional, social, cognitiive and physical skills they need as they enter school. Our committee is a community based partnership made up of Not for Profits, that meet once a month. Our vision is connect families to their neighbourhood, so they can build relationships and create a network in which will support their children. We are funded by Success by 6 and Children First Initiatives.

Fort St John

Welcome to Family Friendly Fort St John. The purpose of this website is to connect your family to the neighbourhood and make you feel welcome. The Spotlight section highlights upcoming events around town. The Directory lists local Service Providers if you're looking for a service/program. The Calendar gives you a breakdown of the week so you can plan activities for your family at a glance! The Training Calendar is a resource for upcoming workshops/training.