The ArtBox Project

The ArtBox Project

Exciting News! The VISAC Gallery has been awarded funds for special ArtBoxes for children in the Greater Trail area.  The purpose is to provide ArtBoxes to families without ready access to art supplies. The ArtBox will have art supplies and instructions provided by...
Ages and Stages Days Goes Virtual!

Ages and Stages Days Goes Virtual!

Do you have a child between the ages of 16 and 20 months?  If so, this offer is for you! The Family Action Network is offering an Ages and Stages developmental check up opportunity for your child, which will be held via phone or zoom by appointment only. The event...
Together, Our Voices Are Stronger

Together, Our Voices Are Stronger

“If you could dream into reality a health care system that would provide culturally safe and effective care for me and my family it would include…” Together, our voices are stronger. The Kootenay Boundary region is undergoing a primary health care transformation...
TDI Virtual Giveaway

TDI Virtual Giveaway

Coffee is on us! For families with children between the ages of 1 and 2 years old who live in the Greater Trail and Castlegar areas, FAN is offering a one time online opportunity to fill out the Toddler Development Instrument online and receive a gift card.    From...
Teddy Bear Picnic Activity Bingo

Teddy Bear Picnic Activity Bingo

When the members of the Greater Trail Early Years Coalition made the difficult decision to cancel the much-loved Teddy Bear picnic in Trail this year, they knew they still wanted to offer something to families.  “This event is so well-attended each year.”...
READY, SET, LEARN!

READY, SET, LEARN!

Calling all preschool kids and their parents interested in attending St. Michael’s for the 2020/21 school year. St. Michael’s is hosting their annual Ready, Set, Learn event via Zoom on May 27 from 11:00 AM until Noon. Join them for songs, crafts, and more...
Parents Share Concerns and Needs through Thoughtexchange

Parents Share Concerns and Needs through Thoughtexchange

FAN is working with its network members to connect parents and caregivers to the resources and supports during this COVID pandemic. Using a Rossland-based company called Thoughtexchange, FAN asked parents and caregivers to share thoughts on how best to support their...
Parenting During COVID 19

Parenting During COVID 19

As a parent, has the COVID 19 Pandemic have you feeling overwhelmed, stressed and uncertain?  Is your child displaying unusual behaviours and/or seems anxious and confused about the new normal?  The BC Children’s Hospital Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre has...