About Our Organization

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About Us

As an agency, SNP delivers a wide range of programming aimed at helping families access resources and supports they feel they need, in a barrier free environment and within their own neighbourhoods.

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Our Programs

Programs ranging from parenting classes to cooking classes, drop in support sessions, prenatal discussion groups, postpartum groups, drop-in playgroups and kindergym are offered weekly.

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From volunteering with one of our many programs, joining our team as an employee, to supporting us by donating, there are many ways to get involved with SNP.

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What We Offer

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Early Childhood

From our Full o’Beans Preschool, childminding for our programs, to the various drop-ins, we provide a space for children and at times their caregivers to play in a safe and supportive environment.
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Family Support

Family Development Workers offer support and access to resources for families and youth. We work with families and or youth on an individual basis to build success and promote strengths.
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Food Security

Our Food Security programs provide families with access to a variety of useful at-home skills, as well as resources.

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Parent Education

SNP offers a variety of parenting programs geared towards supporting parents to gain skills and confidence, while also nurturing and connecting with their children and babies.
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Youth Programs

Our Family Support staff have experience working with youth (aged 11 to 18) who may be facing various challenges or mental health issues.
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Young Parent Support Network

Young Parents Support Network (YPSN) is a small, non-profit organization whose mission is to support and empower young parent families.

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Testimonials

“The [Full o Beans Preschool] teachers are all so friendly and easy to talk to.”

“I loved how much I saw [my child] grow and develop socially and physically [at Full o Beans Preschool].”

“I love having a place to go where I feel welcome, and where I can meet people who are doing what I’m doing (raising young children) and have similar challenges.”

“I had fun learning the new recipes. […] The food was so delicious, my husband said the spaghetti sauce was the best he’s ever had! […] Guacamole was very tasty, and oh the cake so yummy, and cake isn’t my favourite thing. So to say the least all were a big success in my book.”

“Almost every time I come to the family drop-in, I learn something new about my child or about parenting. It’s great to have people to talk to and bounce ideas off.”

“I love [Dad’s Drop-in], my kids get to play while I talk with other dads.”

“The food we made [in Community Kitchen] was delicious. I have never had my children eat vegetables, they loved them! I love the new recipes that are given in the kitchen.

“Since finding SNP and the drop-in, I feel more connected to my neighbourhood and less isolated”

Our Partners

United Way of Greater Victoria
The Hamber Foundation
Alexandra Foundation
TransCareBC
Good Food Box
ColdStar
Save On Foods
Telus
Food Share Network
Island Health
Public Health Agency Of Canada
Ministry Of Child & Family Development
BC Gaming
The Mustard Seed
Children’s Health Foundation
Municipality Of Saanich
Victoria Foundation

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