Charitable Organization

Briarpatch Family Life Education Centre

Sherwood Park, AB

Education and research

Aiding in the development of children by providing a variety of resource lending libraries for families. Provide formal and informal play and preschool settings to increase children's educational capacity. Provide resoruces and information to parents, support programs, literacy development programs etc. Provide grief specific support groups and individual and family counseling.Provide an Annual Baby Steps Walk to Remember for Baby Loss Families and the community at large. Provide an Annual Candlelight Memorial Service for Families who have experienced the loss of precious baby or child. Provide an Annaul Light the Bridge to honour International Pregnancy and infant loss Awareness Day.

The creation and implementation of an Allergy Support Program for Families who have a child diagnosed with food allergies. The program includes education, resources and support in the form of a group meeting with great speakers/specific topics and allergy safe activities for families to participate in together and in a group setting without fear of triggering allergies. Offered at no cost. An online support group for families who have experienced baby loss who may not be able to attend a meeting due to their home location. Participants have been able to access this online support group from all over North America, extending our reach of support. Offered at no cost.

Program areas

Description% of emphasis
Mental health services50
Youth services25
Literacy programs25

*% of emphasis is reported by the charity and does not necessarily reflect money spent.

Revenue and expenses