Daybreak Parent and Child Centre
Address: 74 The Boulevard, St. John’s, NL A1A 1K2
|Tel: (709) 726-8373 ext. 219 |
Fax: (709) 726-1607
Hours of operation: 8:30am-4:30pm
Daybreak has a long history of contributing to the optimal development of children and families. The overall work of Daybreak is firmly grounded in a strengths-based approach, with a focus on supporting families’ existing capabilities and strengths. Daybreak offers a holistic support service involving parents as well as children, and offers consultation and leadership to the boarder community in the area of early childhood education and family supports.
Children between 0-6 years of age and their families.
Highlights of Programs/Services Offered:
- Children’s Centre Program: A licensed Childcare Centre for 47 children between the ages of 24 and 84 months. The program enrolls families with a focus on children with exceptionalities and neurodiversity.
- Parent Program: The Parent Program works in partnership with the Children’s Program. The Parent Program intervention services and programs designed to engage parents and those in a parenting role in supporting their children. For more information regarding groups please contact the parenting program coordinator at (709) 726- 8373 Ext. 205). Example of our groups include cooking, FASD family support group, interactive parenting, guest speakers, guiding behaviour, Nobody’s perfect parenting program, Take your temperament, starting schools.
- Daybreak Community Program: Provides families with family resource supports and programs, including drop- in play, parenting programs, perinatal supports. Daybreak Community Program also offers evidence-based parent programs, workshops, outdoor programs and special activity days.
- Family Home Visitation Program: Provides home visiting to families living in St. John’s, Mount Pearl, and Conception Bay South. The program centres around enhancing the skills and knowledge of parents, improving child development, promoting parent child attachment and helping families make community connections. Families must be referred to the program by the Department of Children, Seniors and Social Development.