“I have taken COPE a few times and I continually enjoy meeting new people from the community and hearing their stories, and getting the guidance, help and humour of the two wonderful moderators” program participant.
COPE (Collective of Parents Empowered) is an educational and experiential group that has been developed over the years in response to parental input and community needs. ESFP offers COPE, a 10-session group, a few times per year. COPE is facilitated by two professionals who have extensive parenting education and early childhood development experience and knowledge. Parents may participate in COPE for up to three 10-session groups (30 weeks in total).
Childcare is available for parents with children 18 months to early 6 years. There is no charge for this program, but participants must be a member of the Eastside Family Place Society, $20.00 per year.
ESFP’s next COPE Program
Date: March 31, 2017 – June 9, 2017 (10 x Fridays)
Time: 1:00 – 3:00 PM
Location: Parent Education Room, Eastside Family Place
Cost: No charge for ESFP members
(ESFP membership is $20 per year– online membership form)
Childminding: Available, no charge, for children aged 18 months to 6 years.
To register for COPE or to request further information, please use this form. Or if you wish to talk to Gaye, Family Support Worker – Programs you may reach her by phone: 604-255-9841.