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Courses offered

For course start dates, and to reserve your place, talk to your counsellor or contact the Centre directly at 403-269-3110


This five-week class covers nutrition, exercise, stages of pregnancy, labor and delivery, breast and bottle feeding, and newborn care.
Week 1: 
  • Anatomy and physiology of pregnancy
  • Labor and delivery
  • Relaxation and breathing techniques
Week 2:
  • Early labor
  • Active labor
  • Going to the hospital
  • Coping with pain
Week 3:
  • Delivery
  • Birth Process
  • Possible medical interventions
Week 4: 
  • Emotional adjustments
  • Breast and bottle feeding
Week 5:
  • Baby Care: Bathing and skin care, diapering, feeding, and sleep patterns
  • Growth and Development: physical, emotional, and behavioural
  • Safety: Car, home, toys, and wellness
  • Parenting: self-care, parenting styles, bonding, relationships, and community resources
Baby’s First Year: 
Designed to boost your confidence as a parent, this class will give you the opportunity to discuss questions and concerns while you receive practical advice and encouragement.
Week 1: Welcoming the New Baby
  • Family adjustments
  • Common infant illnesses
  • Postpartum depression
Week 2: Infant Behaviour
  • sleeping
  • Crying
  • Attachment
Week 3: Physical Behaviour 
  • Food
  • Play
  • Oral Care
Week 4: Physical Safety
  • Play
  • Setting boundaries
  • Accidents/injuries
Week 5: Emotional/Social Safety
  • Values and goals
  • Childcare
  • Emotional Development
Week 6: Discipline
  • Questions
  • Wrap-Up
Mother Goose Literacy and Parenting Skills
Enjoy rhyme and story time with your young child, as well as discuss the highs and lows of parenthood. This class runs for eight weeks.
Parent Education Program
Learn about the important emotional, mental and relational needs your child has, as well as develop the knowledge and skills to best meet them in day-to-day parenting. This class is geared towards parents of children ages two to twelve and runs for six weeks.
Goals of the Parent Education Program: 
  • Help build a strong parent-child relationship
  • Instill important qualities in your child, including
    • self-esteem
    • Courage
    • responsibility
    • cooperation
  • Learn effective communication skills
  • Understand your child’s behaviours
The Fatherhood Program
The goal of this course is to provide you with practical parenting tools as you strive to be the best you can be. This program will provide you with a better understanding of your unique role as a dad, child development and care, communication and childhood emotions, childhood physical health, and boundaries for health.
Week 1:
  • The father’s role
  • The importance of being present and involved
  • Common stumbling blocks
Week 2:
  • Child development
  • Fostering cognitive, social, emotional, and physical growth of children
Week 3:
  • Effective communication with children
  • Childhood emotional health
Week 4:
  • Baby care
  • Childhood physical health
Week 5: 
  • Appropriate childhood boundaries
  • Setting limits and expectations
Financial Literacy 
Developed by Momentum, our financial literacy program is a 5-week course on money management. In this course you will gain the skills to make the most of your financial resources. The Five Modules are:
1. Assets
2. Budgeting
3 Banking
4. Credit
5. Consumerism

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Calgary Care Centre
205, 925 - 7th Ave, SW
Calgary, AB, T2P 1A5

Phone: 403-269-3112

Office Hours
Mon 9:00am - 5:00pm
Tues 9:00am - 5:00pm
Wed 9:00am - 5:00pm
Thurs 9:00am - 5:00pm
Fri 9:00am - 5:00pm

Strathmore Care Centre
304 - 3rd Ave
Strathmore, AB T1P 1Z1

Phone: 403-934-3017

Office Hours
Monday - Thursday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm (Closed Friday)
Call for appointment or walk-in

Airdrie Care Centre
204 - 1st Ave NE
Airdrie, Alberta T4B 0R4

Phone: 403-410-7900
24 Hr. Helpline: 403-269-3110

Monday - Friday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Call for an appointment or walk-in
Outside of regular office hours: 403-269-3110

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