Parenting Education and Literacy

***Please see Calendar for upcoming program schedule***

Parenting Programs

Please complete this   Participant Registration  online  (click highlighted link for the online form) .


1.  Nobody’s Perfect

    • Nobody’s Perfect is a 6-week program for parents with children 0-5 who want to strengthen their parenting skills.  This program is offered in different languages.

Topics may include:

    • Improving your relationships with your child and/or your partner
    • Skills and techniques used by other people who have children of the same age
    • Developing a better understanding of your child’s emotions
    • Self-care and enjoying your children

There are no perfect parents, perfect children or perfect people. We can only do our best, and we all need help once in a while.

1.Nobodys Perfect  (Spanglish) 

Date:  Feb 2 to March 9, 2023  (6 sessions) 

Time: Thursdays  6 – 8 pm  

Facilitated by : Ingrid Rios

Free to all participants with their yearly registration in the SVFP society . You can register with SVFP for $20 annual fee, if you haven’t already.

Pre-registration is required : email or text 236 998 2052

3.  Positively Inspired Parents (P.I.P) 

P.I.P. is a 6 to 8-week parent support program for parents with children 0-5, who have taken the Nobodys’ Perfect program and want to continue the conversations about being parents and understanding children in more depth. It is offered 2 to 3 times a year on Mondays.

Childminding is provided for children over 18 months.

Dates: January 16,23,30, Feb 6,13, 27 to March 6, and 13th ,  2023

Time:  Mondays  9:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Location:  Family Place drop-in Nanaimo location

To Register or Inquire: Please pre-register with Carrie via
email or text message 778-847-0467

4.  Tiny Toes  

A parent-infant program focusing on physical, emotional and social wellness that
encourages exploration of our well-being as people and our relationships with our Babies.
The content will include weekly grounding and relaxation exercises for parents, discussion
about parenting, and fun activities that explore our personal wellness plus songs, bounces,
and tickles for babies.

Bring your lunch and a blanket and we will enjoy the breeze in the shade by the Fraser

Dates: TBA

Time:  TBA.

Location: TBA

To Register or Inquire:

contact Carrie at or text message 778-847-0467

Group facilitator: Carrie Cassidy, M. Sc., is a family support worker at the SVFP
Fraserlands drop-in and is raising three amazing humans. She is passionate about helping
others build self-compassion and promoting strong parent-child relationships.