Programs and Services

Programs and Services

We provide parents with a wide variety of programs, services, and support.

KARA provides educational programming, groups, and events designed to create positive outcomes for children and their families throughout the Edmonton area.

Due to COVID-19 closures, we will be offering virtual programming online. Follow us on Facebook for updates and activities to do at home with your child!

Click on the Registered Programs tab or have a look at our calendar below for programs via Zoom sessions.


KARA was awarded the Early Childhood Spoke Service for the North Central Edmonton FRN (Family Resource Network) Hub.

For more information about the FRN please check out their website here.

KARA Coffee

Do you feel isolated and need support? Why not connect with KARA Staff via Zoom for a coffee or tea and a light chat. This is a drop-in and you can stay for a few minutes, one hour or for the whole session.

Location: via Zoom Sessions

Date: Wednesdays Oct. 7 to Dec. 16

Time: 1 PM to 3 PM

Call Winifred at 587-525-6679 or email her Winifred@kara-frc.ca to register and to get Zoom ID and Password.


Triple P Group

This group is for parents of children 3 to 12 years, who want to learn more about positive ways to raise children.  Parents learn to encourage positive behaviour and problem solve solutions to deal with children’s misbehaviour.  Participants connect via Zoom as a group for 7 weeks.

Please note: Participants are expected to complete “homework” tasks that give them a chance to practice what they are learning.

Location: via Zoom Sessions

Date: Mondays Oct. 19 to Nov. 30, 2020

Time: 6 PM to 8 PM

Note: Call Winifred at 587-525-6679 or email her Winifred@kara-frc.ca to register and to get Zoom ID and Password.


Effective Communication with Children

Do you want to get your child(ren) to cooperate?

Connect with us to learn and practice some great communication and discipline techniques.  These skills can help you guide your child’s behaviour in ways that leave both you and your child feeling good, as well as, build your child’s independence and self-esteem.

This program is perfect for parents with children 3 years and up.

Location: via Zoom Sessions

Date: Thursday Oct. 22, 2020

Time: 6 PM to 8 PM

Call Winifred at 587-525-6679 or email her Winifred@kara-frc.ca to register and to get Zoom ID and Password.


Role of A Super DAD

Good kids don’t just happen… they are nurtured by caring, involved, and responsible adults.  The focus of this program is on responsible fathers – men who make a conscious choice to be the solid role models kids are longing for and need today.

Location: via Zoom Sessions

Date: Thursday Oct. 29, 2020

Time: 6 PM to 8 PM

Call Winifred at 587-525-6679 or email her Winifred@kara-frc.ca to register and to get Zoom ID and Password.


One on One

Call Winifred at 587-525-6679/ Winifred@kara-frc.ca  to schedule your One on One via phone. A Family Resource Worker will be happy to discuss everyday parenting matters!


Playtime Drop-In

Login via Zoom every Tuesday for some Drop In Fun.

Contact Janice at 587-525-7279 or email Janice@kara-frc.ca to register and to get your Zoom ID and password.


Kids Night Out

Every Wednesday from 6pm-6:30pm

 

 

on Facebook and make some fun crafts with Amy, Dhool and Rosie.


Creative Play & More

Login via Zoom every Thursday and join us for Creative Play.

Contact Janice at 587-525-7279 or email Janice@kara-frc.ca to register and to get your Zoom ID and password.


Health For Two

Description: This program for expectant mothers offers prenatal information, nutritional supplements (such as milk coupons and prenatal vitamins), and support during your pregnancy plus two months following the birth of your baby.

Call 780-478-5396 for more info or to make an appointment.

Ages & Stages Questionnaires (ASQ)

Developmental Questionnaire:

Description: An ASQ is a parent completed questionnaire that screens 5 key categories – communication, problem solving, fine motor, gross motor, and social. As follow up, staff provide tips and activities to try at home or refer participants to services and programs that will be helpful.

For More Info: Call 780-478-5396 for more info or to make an appointment.


Social Emotional Questionnaire:

Description: The Social Emotional ASQ is a parent completed questionnaire that asks simple questions about a child’s behaviour and social interactions. It is another tool to help parents better understand their child.

For More Info: Call 780-478-5396 for more info or to make an appointment.

Please Note: ASQs are designed to screen children 2 months to 5 years.

Annual General Meeting

KARA’s Annual General Meeting

Via Zoom

Tuesday October 20, 2020 at 6pm

Please RSVP Gracel at gracel@kara-frc.ca to receive your invitation and password

Click below for a printer friendly version of our latest Early Childhood Calendar.

Program and Events Calendar

Calendar of Programs

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S Sun

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Playtime Drop-In

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Kids Night Out

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Creative Play & More

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0 programs,

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1 programs,

2 programs,

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Playtime Drop-In

3 programs,

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COW Corner

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KARA Coffee

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Kids Night Out

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Creative Play & More

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1 programs,

2 programs,

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Playtime Drop-In

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COW Corner

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KARA Coffee

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Kids Night Out

2 programs,

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Creative Play & More

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Coping With Stress

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Triple P Group

2 programs,

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Playtime Drop-In

3 programs,

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COW Corner

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KARA Coffee

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Kids Night Out

2 programs,

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Creative Play & More

0 programs,

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0 programs,

1 programs,

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Triple P Group

2 programs,

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Playtime Drop-In

3 programs,

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COW Corner

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KARA Coffee

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Kids Night Out

2 programs,

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Creative Play & More

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Role of A Super DAD

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