Programs

For a description of our programs: Health & Wellness Programs description

For Winter-Spring 2018 programs: Calendar Winter-Spring 2018

Breathing Class

This class teaches great tools for managing stress, getting  better night’s sleep and allowing yourself to feel more relaxed and calm.

Breathing Class Spring 2018

Art Class

An introductory level class great for beginners and those wanting a refresher.  All supplies are provided and there is no cost! This is a drop in group first come, first serve.

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Culture Kitchen

A monthly program that promotes healthy eating through cultural cuisines.

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Gardening Program

Participants can choose to attend monthly gardening workshops, or  join in group gardening activities at the KDCHC demonstration garden, or do both. We provide gloves & tools to participate.

Gardening Planning Workshop

Gardening Program 2018

Stretch, Walk & Talk Group   

Walk for your health, for fun and to connect with new people. Join our Stretch, Walk & Talk Group. We meet at KDCHC every Thursday at 10am, rain or shine. No registration required. Everybody is welcome.

Streth, Walk & Talk

Eat Well Spend Less 

This program is for individuals living on a low income, who may experience emotional and social isolation, who would like to increase their knowledge about how to make healthy food and nutrition choices on a budget. Community members lead the groups offering provide support to the group through training and life experiences.

 Eat Well, Spend Less

Knitting

Learn to knit for beginners. All materials will be provided. Participants will be matched with a volunteer knitter. Next session begins April 16, 2018

Skills for Self Advocacy Program

A 6 week program that will teach participants how to develop self advocacy skills and learn about resources. It is an opportunity to learn how to speak up on issues, become more assertive about personal rights, communicate more effectively within personal life and/or with agencies and more. New class beginning in March!

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Breastfeeding Buddies provide breastfeeding support and information to new mothers in Waterloo Region through many free services such as the Me Breastfeed Workshop (a prenatal class for moms and their partners/support person), the Baby & Me Breastfeeding Drop In program at the 3 Ontario Early Years Centres and One to One telephone breastfeeding support. ‘Buddies’ are trained peer volunteers with personal breastfeeding experience who help connect breastfeeding mothers to community resources, current breastfeeding information and other breastfeeding moms. For more information please call 519 772-1016 or email mbuckner@kdchc.org

Consider becoming a breastfeeding Buddy! Check out the flyer for more information

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ME? BREASTFEED class schedule:

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Drop In Schedules:

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Waterloo: Baby and Me Waterloo

Diabetes Program

The Diabetes Program offers diabetes education and support via one-on-one sessions and group workshops. Registered Nurses and Registered Dietitians are both available to provide the support for a healthy lifestyle. Click for more: http://kdchc.org/?page_id=833

Outreach Services

Clinical team and/or community health workers work with partner community agencies to offer support for people who may find it difficult to access programs and services at the health centre and in the community. The team may offer a range of services including foot care, general health care and I.D.application and replacement.

ID Clinic

The clinic provides assistance to obtain health ID including: OHIP card, birth certificate or Record of Landing. For individuals experiencing homelessness, KDCHC can register individuals for OHIP without address information. ID Clinic services are available at Mary’s Place and St. John’s Kitchen, or by appointment.