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July 2013

Please note our hours for the summer!


Closing at 6 pm on Mondays Closing at 5 pm on Tuesdays (no dinner served) Opening at 12 pm on Wednesdays Thursdays - summer outings!

Monday
Every Monday Drop-in open 9 - 5:30 Lunch served 12:30 - 1:30 Dinner served 4:30 - 5:30 CENTRE CLOSES at 6 pm 1

Tuesday
Every Tuesday Drop-in open 9 - 4 Lunch served 12:30 - 1:30 CENTRE CLOSES at 5 pm No Dinner served tonight

Wednesday
Every Wednesday Drop-in open 12 - 4 Lunch served 12:30 - 1:30

Thursday
Every Thursday Drop-in and kitchen closed due to summer outings.

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11 - 3 Reiki with Joy 1 - 3 pm Pool Play on Deck

Happy Canada Day! Centre closed

Summer Outing:

1:30 - 4

Well Woman and Baby Clinic Food For Two Prenatal Nutrition

Beach Trip
Meet at Jessies at 10 am Support person welcome!

2 - 3:30

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2 - 3:30 Life Skills Parenting Group 2:30 - 4 Prenatal Class 11 - 3 Reiki with Joy

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1 - 3 pm Bubble Fun

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Summer Outing:

1:30 - 4

Well Woman and Baby Clinic Food For Two Prenatal Nutrition Belly Casting Workshop (first come, first served)

Mandarin Restaurant
Meet at Jessies at 10:30. If you have care for your child, please take advantage of it. Otherwise, babies and children will be cared for at Jessies but you MUST bring the child/rens health card. 17 1 - 3 pm Splatter Painting in the Parent-Child Centre

2 - 3:30

3 - 4:30

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2 - 3:30 Life Skills Parenting Group 2:30 - 4 Prenatal Class 11 - 3 Reiki with Joy

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Summer Outing:

1:30 - 4

Well Woman and Baby Clinic Food For Two Prenatal Nutrition

Christie Pits Park


Meet at Jessies at 10 am Support person welcome!

2 - 3:30

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2 - 3:30 Life Skills Parenting Group 2:30 - 4 Prenatal Class 35 Prenatal and Family Photo Session (first come, first served) 11 - 3 Reiki with Joy

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1 - 3 pm Toddler Time

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Summer Outing:

1:30 - 4

Well Woman and Baby Clinic with Health Counsellor only Food For Two Prenatal Nutrition

Zoo
Meet us at the Toronto Zoo front gate between 11 am & 2:30 pm Support person welcome!

2 - 3:30

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2 - 3:30 Life Skills Parenting Group 11 - 3 Reiki with Joy

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1 - 3 pm Water Play

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1:30 - 4

Well Woman and Baby Clinic with Health Counsellor only Food For Two Prenatal Nutrition

Next prenatal class starts August 12th!

2 - 3:30

The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they dont have any. - Alice Walker

EVERY WEEK AT JESSIES CENTRE:


Parent-Child Centre Drop-In: A welcoming and supportive space where moms and children can gather and play. Speak to the Parent-Child Centre staff about parent relief. Open Monday 9 - 5:30, Tuesday and Wednesday 9-4. Closed Thursdays in July and August. Breakfast: Fruit, cereal and toast are available. Help yourself! If you are Lunch: A cooked lunch for you and your family. interested in Dinner: A warm cooked meal offered every Monday. Jessies School School: Our 12 seat school gives you the chance to gain your high school credits. Program, please Closed in July & August speak to your Counselling: A counsellor is available to help you with social assistance, tax credits, Counsellor! daycare, housing, custody and relationship issues. Health Counselling: The health counsellor can meet one-on-one with you to answer questions about your health, your pregnancy, or your childs health, growth and development. Housing: A housing counsellor is available to help you find & keep housing, fill out applications or settle housing disputes. Swap Shop: Lots of new and gently used clothes, toys, housewares and more. HOURS: Open Monday and Tuesday 3:30 - 4:30 pm and Wednesday 3 - 4 pm. CLOSED THURSDAY

MONDAYS
Life Skills Parenting Group: 2 - 3:30 pm For mothers with children of all ages. A parenting group for mothers to enhance life skills and healthy relationships. Prenatal Classes: 2 - 4 pm At prenatal classes you and your labour support person can learn what to expect during pregnancy and labour , how to prepare for labour and birth, pain control options and medical interventions during labour, breastfeeding and mother and newborn care. $10 food voucher given to participants each week!

TUESDAYS
Reiki with Joy: 11 am - 3 pm Reiki is a type of Japanese therapy. Joy will use healing energy to help you relax. First come, first served. Well Woman and Baby Clinic: 1:30 - 4 pm Our health counsellor and doctor are available to weigh your baby, answer any questions on breastfeeding, immunizations, doctor visits, birth control and other issues. If you have health cards for you and your baby, please bring them. Food for Two: 2 - 3:30 pm This group focuses on nutrition and health concerns during pregnancy. Come get tips on cooking, budgeting and shopping. A midwife attends the group once a month to answer any questions about your pregnancy, labour, newborn care and after-care. $10 food voucher given to participants each week! Fathers Group: will resume in the fall

WEDNESDAYS
Family Fun with the Parent Child Centre: 1- 3 pm Join us for some mom and child fun! We will spend time on the deck and in the Parent-Child Centre doing baby and kid-friendly activities!

THURSDAYS
Our annual summer outings! Please remember to bring:
- Doctors name and number - Childrens health card number - Emergency contact number(s) - Swimsuits and towels (if required) - Sunblock - Hats - Baby carrier - Light stroller - Light colored clothing - Prepared & labeled formula/breast milk - Extra diapers - Reusable water bottles

PRENATAL WOMEN & BREASTFEEDING MOMS & BABIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO COME OUT & ENJOY Lunch is provided on all trips.

All outings are free! Check out www.facebook.com/jessiescentre for all the details for July and August outings and any last-minute changes.

205 Parliament St (north of Queen St E) Toronto, ON M5A 2Z4 (416) 3651888

www.jessiescentre.org mail@jessiescentre.org www.facebook.com/jessiescentre