|Record #: KNA0730||Last Modified: 10 Jul 2020||Last Full Update: 10 Jul 2020|
|CanadaHelps Donation Page||www.canadahelps.org/en/charities/MamasforMamas/|
|Primary Contact||Shannon Christensen, Founder | Executive Director; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Volunteer Coordinator||Tracy Christman, Volunteer Coordinator; Email: email@example.com|
|Social Media|| Facebook: www.facebook.com/mamasformamaskelowna
|Description & Services|
|Service Details||-Volunteer-run organization that provides free support to mothers or caregivers in crisis and ongoing support to low-income mothers/caregivers and their children in overcoming the negative impacts of poverty.
-Supports women who have experienced pregnancy and/or infancy loss.
-Runs a donation program that includes a sustainable nourishment hamper program, distribution, and emergency support; mothers can access such items as food, clothing, and baby formula, diapers, toiletries, school supplies, and equipment.
-The Whole Mama wellness program is a facilitated course over eight weeks where mothers learn how to practice positive self-care, find time for proper nutrition, exercise, and sleep; learn about meal planning and budgeting; education and employment/entrepreneur training; free clinical counselling support is available.
-Mamas For Mamas mental health and wellness program provides subsidized access to registered mental health professionals and trauma counselling.
-The Young Mama/Teens At Risk program focuses on supporting young at-risk mothers to obtain life skills and parenting support; includes life skills such as budgeting and cooking with a mentor on a one-to-one basis.
-The Mamas for Mamas At-Risk program provides referrals to community resources such as dental care, housing, child care, mental health and social support services with access to a registered social worker.
- Serves the Okanagan region.
-Nonprofit organization, registered charity.
|Hours||Monday to Friday from 10am-4pm|
|Eligibility||No minimum or maximum age|
|Address & Map||
1735 Dolphin Ave, #120
Kelowna, BC V1Y 8A6
|Located In Community||Central Okanagan|
|Languages||English ; French - Francophone member on staff|