CPNP (Canadian prenatal nutrition program)

New born New Life is a non-traditional program, offered to parents and future parents aged less than 24 years. Participants can come alone or with their support person.(partner, parent, friend, etc.) This program is offered by qualified coordinators in pre-post-natal care. Healthy snacks and bus tickets are available to eligible participants.

All staff is committed to providing caring service and support for everyone who walks through the door!  The Centre offers an open, friendly, supportive environment and believes in offering programs, in a non-judgemental and welcoming manner.

Community partners:

Our partners make us stronger. We have established relationships with other community organizations so that participants have access to a wide range of resources. We are always looking for new ways to improve the health of the community by working with Dieticians, Hospitals, Public Health nurses, Family and Early Childhood Services and other local organizations.

Anglophone program facilitator:

Francophone coordinator:

Prenatal program 

(Pre-registration is required)

Program description: 6 week program that offers great information on prenatal care and nutrition, including opportunities for meeting other pregnant women. Topics include: healthy pregnancy, healthy eating during pregnancy, basic labour and birth, breastfeeding and becoming a parent.

Language: French or English

When: To be announced

Time: 6:30-8:30

Where: Main Centre and other locations

(See monthly activity calendar for locations)

Postnatal wellness

(Pre-registration is required)

Program description: 8 week program offered in both official languages. This Postnatal care, following the birth of your child, provides information and services on several topics including postnatal care, parenting, safety, nutrition and growth and child development. It’s also a great opportunity to meet and develop friendships and social support networks.

Language: French or English

When: To be announced

Time: To be announced

Where: Main Centre and other locations

Offered: on-going (see monthly activity calendar for time and locations)

Mothers Mental Health

(Pre-registration is required)

DON’T let it stop you. …If you need help with childcare or transportation: we can help!

Program description: 6 to 8 week programs that offer a positive and encouraging environment and helps young mothers to develop their support system. This program also helps participants to increase their capacities to develop healthy practices emotionally and physically.  Sessions are based on the Mother’s Mental Health Toll kit produced by IWK and Family Resources Centers.

Language: French or English

When: To be announced

Time:  To be announced

Where: Main Centre and other locations

Offered: 6 times yearly   (See monthly activity calendars for time and location)

Baby and Me

(No Pre-registration required)

A drop-in program offered once a week, in a safe, stimulating, fun environment exclusively for parents and their babies 0-12 months. Join in for discussions, activities and information sharing. This is a great opportunity for families to meet and develop friendships and social support networks. Some of the activities could be planned and special guest speakers could be invited. Special presentations will be posted on the monthly activity calendar.

Language: Alternating between French and English each week

When: Every Monday

Time: 1:30-3:30Pm

Where: Main Centre Location, 86, St Therese, Street Dieppe.

Meet and Greet

(Pre-registration required)

Program description: It’s an hour event; interactive games, snacks and prizes, and a gift bag for each family. You will meet other parents while learning about all the free programs we offer.

Language: French and English

When: 2nd and 3rd Monday

Time:  9:30-10:30 (French)

10:30-11:30 (English)

Where: 86 St Thérèse, Dieppe

Monthly car seat education session:

By registration only/maximum 12 participants

When: Monthly

Time: 1:30-3:00 pm

Location: to be announced on monthly calendar

“Car crashes are the leading cause of death and injury to children in Canada and CAN BE preventable!”
The best way to keep your child safe in the car is to get the accurate information and knowledge on how to use the right car seat in the right way. Our certified car seat technicians will offer monthly information sessions based on best practices in car seat safety. This session will be offered alternately from the Main Centre location to our outreach community playgroups.

Session topics:

1. Parents will learn how to install their car seat with confidence.
2. How to select and buy the right car seat
3. When to change your car seat.
4. Common car seat myths
5. Child car safety

Please give us a call to find out where the next session will be and to register: 384-7874

For more information on car seat safety visit:

Other Support groups

Hold monthly meetings at our Main Centre Location

Where: 86 St Therese Street, Dieppe