Child & Family

First Steps

Education, life skills, and parenting program for young parents who have not graduated high school.

Program Information

At First Steps we provide:

  • Academic coursework
  • Instructor and support staff
  • Full-time childcare
  • Parenting support
  • Life skills information

Who is Eligible?

Parents needing to graduate who are between the age of 14 and 24 who are pregnant, parenting, or have children in the care of the Ministry of Child and Family Development.

How to Refer:


Coming here has helped a lot with anxiety and has helped me with how to handle conflict and I feel more confident leaving my child at daycare. I have learned a lot from the ladies that work here. I’m becoming a better parent being here.
~ Parent
This program really changed mine and my families lives forever. It has provided me with skills, friends, and an education that will last a life time. I am so thankful for this program and the people who run it. This program gives young families a chance in life, and hope in every dark times. Would recommend the course to any young person.
~ Parent
2021 Program Impact Statement

2021 Program Impact Statement

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Contact Information


480A Kenora Road
Kamloops BC
V2B 0G4

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