Brant Family and Children's Services

Site: Brantford - Henry St

Service: Arthur Binkley Family Resource Centre

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Record #: SIM4523 Last Full Update: 23 May 2014
Location, Telephone & Internet
Office Phone519-753-8681
Fax519-753-2052 
Websitewww.brantfacs.ca
Located In CommunityBrantford
Address & Map
14 Henry St
Brantford, ON N3T 5R7
 
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IntersectionHenry St and West St
Contact Information
Primary ContactSarah Robertson, Program Manager
Alternate ContactMaggie Piovesan, Child Development Unit Assistant
Volunteer CoordinatorDebra Ward, Volunteer Coordinator
Mailing AddressPO Box 774 
Brantford, ON N3T 5R7
Description & Services
DescriptionThe Arthur Binkley Family Resource Centre is a self standing center operated as part of Brant Family and Children's Services. The Centre is staffed on a multi-disciplinary basis with Early Childhood Educators and Social Workers. These professionals, along with the active participation of other professionals from the agency and from within the community, provide a wide variety of services which are designed to promote and enhance family living and to foster independence and health among participants, families and individuals.  
 
Currently the First Nations First Response Team and New Beginnings Team offer community-based child protection services from the building. The Child Development Unit is also located at Arthur Binkley Family Resource Center.  
 
Child Development Unit: Offers a variety of parent and child drop in community-based programs aimed for children 0-6 years of age. Programs are offered at the Arthur Binkley Family Resource Center as well as multiple other spots in the community. They include the neighborhood resource centres, Best Start Early Learning and Parenting Centres offered at St James Church in Paris, Branlyn/Notre Dame School, King George, and Bellview. For teen parents we offer a parenting and support program weekly at the Family Resource Centre. There is also a family drop in weekly at the Family Resource Centre The programs are offered with the following vision: Through community development initiatives, that aim to connect people to one another and to their larger society, we will collectively build communities that are places of safety, hope and pride for all children and families.
DatesAll year
Areas ServedBrant County ; Brantford
LanguagesEnglish
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Subjects
SubjectsAbuse ; Adoption ; Child abuse ; Child custody ; Child protective services ; Child welfare ; Children ; Crisis intervention ; Parent and child programs ; Parenting support ; Sexual assault ; Toy libraries ; Youth