Catholic Family Services of the Battlefords Inc.
To improve the quality of life for one, is to touch the lives of many.
We offer professional counselling and support services to families in the Battlefords and surrounding area. Our purpose is to assist individuals and families to build on their strengths and find positive ways to understand and act when faced with challenges in their lives. We are a non-profit charitable organization operating under a volunteer Board of Directors. We offer service regardless of religious affiliation or economic situation.
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T.A.G. Toddler Activity Group
A free drop-in group where parents learn fun ways to interact with their child through play, songs, games, finger plays and story time.
When: Wednesdays from 1:15pm to 2:45pm
Program Runs: Sept 13th 2017 to June 13th 2018
Where: Don Ross Centre Gym (891-99th St., North Battleford)
A counsellor from Catholic Family Services will be reading books to children and answering parents' questions at T.A.G. on the following dates:
Oct 11th 2017, Nov 22nd, Jan 24th 2018, Mar 7th, Apr 18th, May 30th.
Who can come? Parents and their toddlers ages 15 months - 3 years
Offered by: Battle River Treaty 6 Health Centre, KidsFirst & Battlefords Early Childhood Intervention Program
For more information call or text: Sherry Fraser at 306-480-9426
Battlefords Bereaved Parents Care
As you move through your grief journey...
join us for support and education using videos, music, poetry, and discussion.
October to January
March to June
First Tuesday of each month
Time: 7:00 - 8:30pm
Catholic Family Services
#101, 1272-101st Street
Session 1: Your personal journey through grief
Session 2: Self-Care
Session 3: Coping with holidays
Session 4: Reaching out to supports
- To share our common burdens
- To express feelings and find release
- To identify with one another
- To share our feelings in a safe and appropriate place
- To cry; tears are a gift and produce seasons of healing
The group is peer facilitated with counsellor support.
The group is non-denominational. Everyone experiencing the loss of a child, no matter the age, is welcome.
For more information
or to register contact us.
A special Thank You to
Brett W. Wilson and Family.
Congratulations to all the parents and caregivers who completed the Parenting Together class in August 2017. It was a great course with lots of sharing throughout. Special thanks to the Saskatchewan Knights of Columbus for making this class possible.
Parenting Together is a class based on the Systematic Training for Effective Parenting (STEP) programs which are proven by research to make a difference in families.
The class covered the following topics:
- Understanding Yourself & Your Child
- Understanding Beliefs & Feelings
- Encouraging Your Child & Yourself
- Listening & Talking to Your Child
- Helping Children Cooperate
- Discipline that Makes Sense
- Choosing Your Approach.
For upcoming course Information: Contact us & ask for Debbie or Theresa.
Transition Skills Training Program
A big thank you to the following local businesses that partnered with us for the Transition Skills Training youth work-placement program:
- Classic Trading and Music Supply
- Bee-J’s Office Plus
- Peavey Mart
- Kitchen Zone
- Dollar Tree
- North-side Esso
The TST program will be offered again in October 2017.
Click here to learn more.