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South-East Ottawa Better Beginnings Better Futures programs can be grouped under Family Visiting, Parent/Child Programs and Community Programs.

Family Visiting is based on a paraprofessional model. Family Visitors provide social support, information on pregnancy, childbirth, nutrition, child development and family issue, and linkages to other community services.

Parent Child Programs provide opportunities for parents to enhance their competencies and confidence in their role as parents, promote adult social interaction, education through modelling and optimal child development. Programs include: high quality playgroup spaces for children and parents/caregivers to mingle and play; a community nurse; well baby drop-ins; pre/post natal supplements; and a community clothing bank.

Community Programs promote cooperation and integration between the rich diversity of families in the community and promote healthy, safe neighbourhood environments. Programs include: a parent theatre group that addresses issues related to parenting on low-income; a family park; and a number of community events and celebrations.