Pregnancy & Care
A private, not for profit, adoption agency committed to providing counseling and services to expectant parents and adoptive parents since 1984. We are the leaders in open adoption, bringing birth and adoptive families together. All services to expectant parents are free, regardless of the final decision of placing or not placing a child for adoption. We want “birthparents” to make the right decision for them and their child. Also offering parent support groups.
Address: 7219 -106 Street (side door)
We offer: Library 10 to Noon Wednesdays; and Playgroup 10 to noon on Wednesdays and Fridays.
A program offered by the BriarPatch Family Life Education Centre. H.E.A.R.T.S. is a Baby Loss Support Program for anyone who has been touched by the loss of a baby during pregnancy or anytime after birth. This unique program was started in 1996 to support families, their caregivers and professionals in the community. A second chapter was started in Red Deer for Central Alberta families. H.E.A.R.T.S. offers the following services: support group meetings, individual and family counselling, a resource lending library, care package for newly bereaved families, community workshops and presentations, annual candlelight memorial service, support for siblings (children & teens), support for grandparents, monthly newsletter, secondary program for subsequent pregnancies.
La Leche League offers breastfeeding information and support, through our helpline and monthly meetings. By calling the helpline number or checking lllc.ca you can get information about local groups as well as assistance with breastfeeding questions.
The PPDA project has two main goals: more Awareness & better Resources for postpartum depression and other postpartum mood disorders. January is Postpartum Depression Awareness Month! PPDA has a comprehensiveResource Website that lists most of the resources available in Edmonton and area for postpartum depression. As well PPDA runs a weekly Support Group. Please visit our website for more information.
Phone: 780-437-3000 (ext 4)
Facebook: YFC Edmonton Stepping Stones
Website : www.stepping-stones.ca
A program designed to support, encourage and assist pregnant and parenting teens in Edmonton. Our programs offer a powerful sense of belonging and opportunities to develop essential parenting and life skills including support for breastfeeding, discipline, budgeting, nutrition, cooking/baking and goal setting. Although Stepping Stones is currently not taking any new clients you can contact them if you would like to be a part of Stepping Stones. They will take some information from you and inform you when there is a spot available in the program.