Welcome to Family Place – Port Hawkesbury/Richmond County!

Within Port Hawkesbury/Richmond County, Family Place offers parents, caregivers, and children an opportunity to come together and share the joys and challenges of parenting.  We also offer support services to families during the prenatal period through both group programs and home visiting programs.  Services continue to be offered to parents and caregivers with children birth to 6 years.  

One of the goals of the organization is to ensure that our programs and services are as accessible as possible.  We do this by offering programs throughout many of the communities within Port Hawkesbury/Richmond County.  As well, we work within our budgets to provide whatever support we can to help with child care and transportation costs.  All Family Place programs are free of charge.

Some of the services and programs offered include prenatal programs, breast feeding support, Baby Talk, a whole variety of parent education programs, Play Groups, Ready to Learn, Read with Me, Tumble Bugs, Music and Movement and home visiting programs.  Our office has the capacity to serve you in both official languages and some of our programs are offered in French, or in a bilingual fashion.

During the 2014-2015 fiscal year we offered programs and services in Chapel Island, D'Escousse, Janvrin's Island, L'Ardoise, Louisdale, Petit de Grat, Port Hastings,Port Hawkesbury, St. Peter's, and Sampson's Cove.