Knee-was Pregnancy Outreach Program under Canada Prenatal Nutrition Program;

The Knee-was Pregnancy Outreach Program under Canada Prenatal Nutrition Program; is conveniently located at the following address:

Port Alberni Friendship Centre
3555 4th Avenue
V9Y 4H3

For more information please contact the following individual:

Jackie Wells
Telephone: (250) 723-8281
Fax: (250) 723-1877
Website: http://www&perio
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Population Served

  • Aboriginal/Metis/Inuit
  • Isolated
  • Low Income
  • Single Parents
  • Teen Pregnancy/Parent
  • Urban


  • Attachment (parent-child)
  • Birthing support
  • Breastfeeding
  • Child safety
  • Collective food preparation and/or purchasing
  • Cultural awareness
  • Drop-in activities
  • Family and social support
  • Father Involvement
  • Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) information and services
  • Food budgeting
  • Food security assistance
  • Food/Vitamin supplements or vouchers
  • Healthy living activities/physical activities
  • Home environment safety (child proofing)
  • Home visits
  • Knowledge of child development and basic child care
  • Literacy/language development
  • Mental health support or education
  • Nutrition consultation/education & Prenatal Nutrition
  • Outreach activities
  • Positive parenting
  • Postnatal support or education
  • Pre/postnatal information/support
  • Provision of resources (e.g., toy lending, resource library, clothing, baby equipment)
  • Social isolation
  • Substance abuse/addiction
  • Transportation service
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