This is a residential program for young women and their child, up to 6 months of age. The program provides resources, support and hands on learning, encourages healthy attachment between parent and child and models positive parenting. The program encourages use of appropriate parenting strategies, including reading and responding to child’s cues. This program incorporates and promotes the positive parenting principles initiated by the Positive Parenting Community Committee of Waterloo Region. Breastfeeding support services are also available.
The program emphasizes the importance of working with the mother child dyad.