Play and Learn Program

Free family drop-in for families with children 0-6. Snack Provided. Transportation subsidies available. Tuesday 12pm to 2pm Paq’mi Nuq’yuk 629 6th Street NW Cranbrook, BC (access through top level)   Wednesday 10am to 12pm Pinewood Elementary School Gym 40 Pinewood Ave Cranbrook, BC   Thursday 1pm to 3pm Kootenay Child Development Centre (across from Safeway) […]

Metis Early Years Program

Metis Early Years Program is a program developed by Metis Nation British Columbia for Metis Families with children birth to 8 years. The goal of the Metis Early Years Program is to connect Metis families to their community and culture and link them to early years programs and services in their community.


Offers literacy programs for families, children, youth, adults and seniors.

Paq’mi Nuq’yuk

Paq’mi Nuq’yuk is a Ktunaxa terms which means ‘to blossom or burst from the ground’, much like the development of a young child. We provide Aboriginal Early Year’s Services by way of self-referral to families with children ages 0-6, self-identifying as First Nations, Metis, or Inuit, living in the following areas: Cranbrook, Kimberley, Creston, Invermere, […]

Community Action Program for Children (CAPC) – Kimberley

Families with children aged 5 and under are invited to come play and meet other families at this free drop-in program in the gym at the Early Learning Centre. Share parenting tips, access resource information, attend workshops, make friends and have fun! Transportation can be provided.

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