Family Resource Programs

Family Resource Programs of BC (FRP-BC), is a membership organization dedicated to promoting and supporting programs for families. Childhood Connections is a proud FRP member. It is our mission to provide programs, services and resources to support families. As such, we work diligently to build and support the development of healthy families in the Central Okanagan. We offer many activities, programs, and workshops geared to families with children 0-6 years old. Most of our programs are free, and many are drop-in programs. Check out the list below for full details!

Visit the Family Resource Program website for more information

Family Programs, Activities and Workshops

Kindergarten Readiness Workshop

Sunday, June 5th , 2022 12:30- 1;30pm or 2:30- 3:30pm

Kids Physio Group- Kelowna 103-2045 Enterprise Way , Kelowna,

Children entering kindergarten will encompass a WIDE range with regard to their motor skills and physical literacy, and that is OK! We want to empower families to create an environment at home and school to help all kids meet their maximum physical potential and have a wonderful kindergarten experience.

Song Story Rhyme Time in the Parks

Lake Country - Every Monday from 1:30 -2:00pm June 6th - August 29nd

Kelowna - Every Tuesday from 10:30-11:00am June 7th - August 30th

West Kelowna Every Tuesday from 10:30-11:00am June 7th - August 30th

Join Childhood Connections for half an hour of songs, stories, and rhymes for infants, young children, and their parents and/or caregivers.

Simple Connections Parents and Children Spring Session

Every Friday from April 22 until June 10th from 10 am until 11am

Childhood Connections #101 - 1505 Harvey Avenue-Kelowna, BC

Join us at for an 8 week Parent and Child class each Friday from 10 am until 11am by being in the moment with your child and spend quality time together creating and exploring materials together. This hour class will a time to build connections with other families, your children and our trained staff. Each week we will participate in a story, songs ,a process activity and much much more !!!!!!

This class will be limited to only 6 families.

This session is suited for children between 18 months and 5 years.

Circle of Security: Parenting Program

Dates TBA

Click for more to submit an application and be contacted next time this course is offered.

Craft Activity Bags

Pick-up available during open hours

We are now offering free monthly activity bags for parents to engage in with their children!

Pick up at Childhood Connections, Monday - Friday  from 9:30 am - 4:30 pm.

Nourish Families

On-Going

If you or someone you know is struggling during this time and could benefit from weekly meals or other family supports, please don’t hesitate to contact us. Families may be referred by a community agency, their child care provider or even self-referred.

Playful Healing

On-Going

Playful Healing was designed to support children who are struggling in their day to day life with feelings of worry, uncertainty, isolation, and unhappiness and whose families are unable to afford expensive therapy. By providing FREE, one-to-one therapy, we help children manage and cope with behavioural struggles and anxiety.

Central Okanagan Family Resources

Other Family Programs in our Community

YMCA Family Play Time

Explore, create, imagine, and play in a variety of activities for you and your child. Meet other families through group activities in a comfortable play environment and learn about services in your community. This is a parent-participation program.

Kelowna Community Resources

For more playgroups in our community please visit Kelowna Community Resources

Do The Okanagan

Take a look at this extensive list of drop-in groups. Separated by day of the week and location!