Super Sitter Training

babysitter

Parent to Parent of Whatcom County presents Super Sitter Training, June 28-30, 10am-3:30pm at The Arc of Whatcom County’s Dan Godwin Community Center  located at 2602 McLeod Rd, Bellingham.

This popular class is available for youth ages 13 and older and teaches basic baby-sitting skills along with skills caring for children, particularly for children with special needs. Attendees will enjoy the learning environment of the camp as they meet new friends. Included in the program is a full day of infant/child CPR and First Aid certification.  It is recommended that participants have some prior baby-sitting experience.

Super Sitter Training Registration form 2017

Registration forms are due June 22. Class fee is $95. Partial scholarships are available.

For questions please contact Karlene at 715-0170 ext. 302 or p2p@arcwhatcom.org

Padres a Padres Newsletter

support

Winter 2017 Newsletter

Padres a Padres Newsletter and Events
Our Padres a Padres Program brings together families who speak Spanish for a variety of events and activities. Meet other parents who share the unique experience of raising a son or daughter who experiences special needs. Would you like support or to make a connection with another parent?

Contact Marta at (360) 715-0170 ext 308 for more information and to get on the mailing list for the Padres a Padres newsletter. Join Padres a Padres del Condado de Whatcom on Facebook.

 

Boletín informativo y eventos de Padres a Padres
Nuestro programa Padres a Padres reúne a familias que hablan español para diferentes eventos y actividades. Conozca a otros padres que comparten la experiencia única de criar a un hijo o hija que tiene necesidades especiales. ¿Le gustaría recibir ayuda o establecer una conexión con otro padre?

Comuníquese con Marta al (360) 715-0170 ext 308 o martam@arcwhatcom.org para obtener más información y para inscribirse y recibir por correo el boletín de Padres a Padres. Únete al facebook Padres a Padres del Condado de Whatcom.

February Parent Support Meeting

 

Life in your hands

 

 

Monday, February 12, 7 – 8:30pm
The Arc of Whatcom County
2602 McLeod Rd., Bellingham
Questions? Contact us at p2p@arcwhatcom.org or 360-715-0170 ext 302

 

 

Are you the parent or caregiver of a child with a developmental delay, disability, or ongoing healthcare need? Would you like to connect with others on a similar journey to share resources, ideas, and support? Join us for our confidential support meetings.

We offer free on site childcare during our meetings by our trained Super Sitters. Please RSVP for care by Friday, February 9.

Light refreshments provided.

Holiday Party

Please join us for our Annual Parent to Parent Holiday Party

Join us for crafts, fun activities, Photos with Santa and much more!

Saturday, December 2
Bloedel Donovan Park, Large Multipurpose Gym
2214 Electric Avenue in Bellingham

Steven & Nola Holiday party 2016There are two time slots families are welcome to join us:

Families of a child with special needs ages birth to seven are invited from: 12 noon to 1:30 pm
Families of a child with special needs ages eight and up from:
1:30 pm – 3 pm
Beverages will be provided *Please bring your favorite healthy potluck dish to share.

Can you volunteer time to support the Holiday Party? We are looking for volunteers with setting up and cleaning up after the event. We are looking for help during the event with photo printing, food, and greeting new families. This years Holiday Party will feature the 2018 Smiles of Life Calendar Release and celebrate the models! To RSVP or to sign up for volunteering, please contact the P2P office at (360) 715-0170 ext 302 or p2p@arcwhatcom.org

Co Sponsored by Bellingham Parks & Recreation

Parent Support Meeting

Parent to Parent Travels to Lynden

Topic: Parenting your Special Needs Child

Monday, November 13, 7-8:30pm
Fisher Elementary, 501 14th St, Lynden

Free childcare is available at our Monday Support Meetings. Please RSVP by Friday November 10 to reserve your spot. If you are bringing your child, please arrive 10 minutes early to the meeting to get them checked in with our Super Sitters.Contact us with any questions at p2p@arcwhatcom.org or (360) 715-0170 ext 302