Contact Information
Office Phone 250.765.2661
Toll Free Phone 1.800.404.4483
Fax 250.765.3057
E-Mail danielle.prins@bigbrothersbigsisters.ca
Website https://centralsoutherninteriorbc.bigbrothersbigsisters.ca
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Description & Services
Service Details - Provides an 'emotional literacy' program that the foundation for more safe and caring classrooms, where children are the 'Changers'  
- Program has shown significant effect in reducing levels of aggression among school children by raising social/emotional competence and increasing empathy through a comprehensive curriculum attuned to the development and interests of the children  
- At the heart of the program, a neighborhood infant and parent visit the classroom every three weeks over the school year, where students are coached to observe the baby's development and to label the baby's feelings  
- In this experiential learning, the baby is the "Teacher" and a lever, which we use to help children identify and reflect on their own feelings and the feelings of others  
- Delivered by professionally trained agency staff
Eligibility Kindergarten - Grade 8
Location
Address & Map
151 Commercial Dr, #102
Kelowna, BC V1X 7W2
Located In Community Kelowna
Major Intersection Commercial Dr and Rutland Rd N
Other Details
Languages English
Established 1964