Halifax & Region Military Family Resource Centre

at 6393 Homefire Crescent, Halifax, B3K 5X5 Canada

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Halifax & Region Military Family Resource Centre
6393 Homefire Crescent
Halifax , NS B3K 5X5
Canada
Contact Phone
P: 902 427-7788
Website

Opening time

  • Mondays: 06:00- 19:00
  • Tuesdays: 06:00- 19:00
  • Wednesdays: 06:00- 19:00
  • Thursdays: 06:00- 19:00
  • Fridays: 06:00- 19:00

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Wanted: 100 heroes We have 100 tickets left to sell for our Vacation Lottery Extravaganza! Help us sell out and support the MFRC's amazing programs and services for military families, including emergency funding and apartments for families in need. Get your ticket today and be a hero! Call 902-427-7084 to buy your today!

Published on 2015-04-07 00:07:29 GMT

Aimeriez-vous apprendre l’anglais ce printemps? Le CRFM offre des cours d’anglais langue seconde pour débutant et débutant-intermédiaire! Il s’agit d’un cours de 3 heures, 2 fois par semaine, pendant 10 semaines (pour un total de 60 heures de formation). Veuillez noter qu’il y aura un test de placement avant le début de la session pour déterminer le niveau des participants. Un nombre de participants minimum est aussi requis pour que le cours ait lieu. Quand : Les lundis et mercredis de 9 h à midi à compter du 20 avril Test de placement aura lieu le mercredi 15 avril Endroit : CRFM à Shearwater Coût : 50 $ pour les membres de familles militaire et 115 $ pour le grand public Service de garde : Disponible et gratuit pour les familles militaires seulement Date limite pour inscription et paiement : Le vendredi 10 avril Inscription : 902 720-1885 ou au 902 427-7788

Published on 2015-04-02 18:11:26 GMT

“Cheapskate Day” Coffee Connections Halifax Site April 10th, 2015 9:30-11:30 am Do you love learning new ways to save an extra dollar, or even FIVE!?. Come together and share your ideas on where you can get coupons, find the cheapest grocery deals, “Flyer Watching” and tips on how you can be more productive with your money. Register now by calling 902-427-7788!

Published on 2015-04-02 13:14:16 GMT

Would you like to help your military community and get involved in shaping the programs and services the MFRC provides? Then get in touch with us! We are looking for dynamic, enthusiastic individuals to join our board of Directors! Please contact Annie Dori by April 20th if you are interested or would like some information. Please email cookiedori@hotmail.com.

Published on 2015-04-02 00:51:23 GMT

Easter Hours this weekend: Good Friday, April 3 - Closed Saturday, April 4 - Closed (no casual care) Sunday, April 5 - Closed Easter Monday, April 6 - Closed Tuesday, April 7 - regular hours

Published on 2015-04-02 11:30:39 GMT

Please see the available PSP Programs! HEALTH PROMOTION SERVICES (PSP) APRIL 2015 PROGRAMS Social & Mental Wellbeing Inter-Comm (Interpersonal Communication) 7 - 28 Apr (Tues) 0900 - 1130 hrs Shearwater Managing Angry Moments 16 April - 14 May (Thurs) 0800 - 1100 hrs Shearwater Nutritional Wellness Heart-Healthy Grocery Store Tours 15 Apr 0800 - 0945 hrs PSP Halifax Addiction-Free Living Prescription and Over-the-Counter Medications 24 Apr 0830 - 1130 hrs Shearwater

Published on 2015-04-01 16:26:05 GMT

Parents helping children through deployment and children's deployment workshop Halifax Site MFRC Children’s Midway Deployment Workshop This workshop will connect your child to other military children continuing to cope with a deployment. Through a series of activities, we will discuss their thoughts and feeling about having a parent / loved one deployed and explore possible changes in their family during the deployment. We will celebrate the accomplishments of being ½ way through the deployment Parents Helping Children Through Deployment Workshop Adult Workshop Do you have children who are experiencing the deployment of a loved one? Join us for this interactive workshop as we identify the different types of effects that deployment separation can have on children of different ages. As a group, we will also share strategies of how parents can support children through separation, increase knowledge of stress through a child’s view and how deployment can affect a child physically and emotionally. This is a great opportunity to connect with other parents who are experiencing deployment within their families, as well as learn some new stress management strategies you can use with your children. Saturday, April 18, 1 - 3 p.m. Pay/Reg Deadline: Wednesday, April 15 Cost: free Atelier sur le déploiement des enfants Avez-vous des enfants qui vivront le déploiement d’un être cher ou qui se préparent à une séparation forcée par le travail ? Impliquez vos enfants et faites face à cette séparation en ayant de nouvelles stratégies et techniques. Notre atelier aidera les enfants à exprimer leurs émotions par rapport à cette séparation et à parler de la personne en déploiement en offrant la possibilité de rencontrer des individus qui traversent la même épreuve. Nous mettrons aussi l’accent sur la façon de reconnaître les sentiments de vos enfants en ce qui a trait au déploiement et sur des méthodes visant à les aider à verbaliser, et par conséquent, à réduire l’anxiété reliée à la séparation. Les enfants seront divisés en différents groupes en fonction de leur âge. Atelier d’aide des parents aux enfants pendant un déploiement Atelier pour adultes Avez vous des enfants qui vivent le déploiement d’un être aimé? Au cours de cet atelier interactif, nous déterminerons les différents effets que cette séparation peut entraîner chez les enfants de divers groupes d’âge. En groupe, nous partagerons des stratégies élaborées par les parents pour soutenir leurs enfants lors de telles séparations, et nous tenterons de mieux comprendre comment l’enfant vit le stress ainsi que l’incidence qu’un déploiement peut avoir sur sa santé physique et émotionnelle. Il s’agit d’une bonne occasion de se rapprocher d’autres parents qui vivent un déploiement au sein de leur famille et d’apprendre de nouvelles stratégies de gestion du stress que vous pourrez employer auprès de vos enfants. Le samedi, 18 avril, 13h00 - 15h00 Le date limité pour s'inscrire et payer: le 15 avril Cout: 0$

Published on 2015-04-01 14:15:33 GMT

Community Crafting Connection H & R MFRC, Shearwater Site 10 April, 2015 from 4:00pm – midnight 11 April, 2015 from 9:00am – midnight & 12 April 2015 from 9:00am-4:00pm Come work on a project, and talk to other adults doing the same! Just about any type of craft is welcome as long as its mobile! Crocheting, cross stitch, beading, writing, sewing, needle work, knitting, spool knitting, tatting, embroidery, drawing, stamping, scrapbooking just to name a few! Cost: $45.00 by 1 April 2015 after April 1 is $50.00 or $55.00 at the door. Deadline to register is 10 April 2015. Call 720-1885 or visit us at the H & R MFRC to register Club d’artisanat CRFM d’Halifax et régions, à Shearwater 10 avril 2015 de 16 h à minuit 11 avril 2015 de 9 h am à minuit 12 avril 2015 de 9 h am à minuit Venez travailler sur un projet d’artisanat tout en discutant avec d’autres adultes qui partagent la même passion! Tous les types d’artisanat sont acceptés en autant qu’ils soient portatifs. Crochet, point de croix, fabrication de bijoux, calligraphie, travaux d’aiguille, tricotin, frivolité, broderie, dessin, étampe et scrapbooking ne sont que quelques exemples! Coût : 45 $ avant le 1er avril 2015, 50$ après le 1er avril ou 55 $ à l’entrée. Pour inscription : téléphonez au 902-720-1885 ou rendez-vous au CRFM

Published on 2015-03-31 11:52:54 GMT

Board Games/Cards and Pizza Night at the Henderson Youth Centre for Adults (Bilingual Event) Shearwater Site, Henderson Sweetman Youth Centre, 24 April 2015, 7:00-10:00pm Enjoy poker? Xbox360? Board games? How about a game of pool? Come get out of the house, make some new friends and join us for a fun night of board games, cards, some snacks and pizza! Cost: $5.00 (includes a piece of pizza and snacks) Deadline to register is Wednesday 22 April 2015 Call 720-1885 or visit us at the H & R MFRC to register This will be a Francophone and English Facilitator on site. Jeux de société, cartes et soirée pizza pour adultes à la Maison des jeunes Henderson Sweetman (Évènement bilingue) Endroit : à la Maison des jeunes Henderson Sweetman à Shearwater, 24 avril 2015 de 19 h à 22 h Vous aimez le poker? Les jeux d’ Xbox 360? Les jeux de sociétés? Peut-être une partie de pool? Sortez de la maison pour une soirée de jeux et pizza entre adultes! Coût : 5 $ (inclus une pointe de pizza et collation) Date limite d’inscription : Le mercredi 22 avril 2015 Inscription : 902-720-1885 ou rendez-vous au bureau principal du CRFM de Shearwater Il y aura une facilitatrice francophone et anglophone sur les lieux.

Published on 2015-03-31 11:06:38 GMT

Mental Health Session For Soldiers & Families Thursday, April 9, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. 1 Desbarres Street, Sydney NS There will be 7 available stands providing 20 minute information sessions for members, veterans and families. Refreshments will be offered. Our partners in promoting mental health are: MFRC Health Promotion Occupational Stress Injury Support (OSISS) Joint Personnel Support Unit (JPSU) Road to Mental Readiness (R2MR) Canadian Forces Member Assistance Program (CFMAP) Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC) For more information please call Charlie Reid at Outreach Services at the The Sydney MFRC: 902-563-7100 ext. 7107

Published on 2015-03-30 17:44:36 GMT

HMCS Fredericton: Coffee Social Halifax Site Are you experiencing the deployment of HMCS Fredericton and looking to connect with other family members? The Fredericton Family Network has designed the perfect opportunity for adults to come together for a coffee social. Fredericton families can take advantage of this casual event by getting to know one another, over coffee and snacks. Whether you have experienced a work-related separation, or this is your first deployment, our coffee social will provide you with an outlet to offer support and share information with each other. So come on out and meet new people and enjoy a relaxing event away from home. Casual care will be provided at no cost. Tuesday, March 31, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Pay/Reg Deadline: Wednesday, March 26 Cost: $0

Published on 2015-03-30 16:27:18 GMT

Music in the Chapel St. Bendan's Chapel, Stadacona Come out to see the Stadacona Band Windwood Quintet, the Stadacona Band Brass Quintet, Soprano Adria Jackson, Harpist Katherine Fitch Loza and Trumpeter PO1 Ben Van Slyke at the Stadacona Chapel at St. Brendan's. The concert is on Wednesday, May 13 at 7 p.m. Admission is a free-will offering, which will go towards the H&R MFRC. Wednesday, May 13, 7 p.m.Cost: Free-will offering

Published on 2015-03-30 16:26:20 GMT

Parents helping children through deployment and children’s deployment workshop Saturday, April 18 2015 1-3pm Halifax Site MFRC Pay/Reg Deadline: Wednesday, April 15 2015 Children’s Midway Deployment Workshop This workshop will connect your child to other military children continuing to cope with a deployment. Through a series of activities, we will discuss their thoughts and feeling about having a parent / loved one deployed and explore possible changes in their family during the deployment. We will celebrate the accomplishments of being ½ way through the deployment Parents Helping Children Through Deployment Workshop Adult Workshop Do you have children who are experiencing the deployment of a loved one? Join us for this interactive workshop as we identify the different types of effects that deployment separation can have on children of different ages. As a group, we will also share strategies of how parents can support children through separation, increase knowledge of stress through a child’s view and how deployment can affect a child physically and emotionally. This is a great opportunity to connect with other parents who are experiencing deployment within their families, as well as learn some new stress management strategies you can use with your children.

Published on 2015-03-27 11:47:31 GMT

Are your kids getting excited for the Easter Bunny? Get the Easter fun started this Sunday at the Halifax MFRC! We are holding our annual Easter Party at the Halifax site this Sunday, March 29 from 1 to 3 p.m. There will be games, treats and all kinds of family fun! You MUST register by the end of today to attend - call 902-427-7788 right now!!

Published on 2015-03-25 14:26:20 GMT

Please note there will be no Casual Care in Shearwater on Saturday, April 4th due to the long weekend. If you have any questions please call 902-427-7788 - thanks!

Published on 2015-03-24 16:56:12 GMT

Don't forget about the family Easter Party this Sunday, March 29th, from 1 to 3 p.m.!! Bring the whole family out! Registration to attend MUST be complete by tomorrow, Wednesday, March 25 at 4 p.m. Call 902-427-7788 to register you and your family for springtime fun!

Published on 2015-03-24 16:06:55 GMT

Halifax Summer Camp Registration Night Small multi-purpose room Halifax Site Registration night is for parents/caregivers to sign kids up for this summer’s day camp. Forms will be available the night of the registration or online on our web site as of April 1st. Registration night is on a first-come, first-serve basis. If you have any questions about registration or summer camp at the MFRC, please direct those questions to Youth and Family Services Coordinator, Natasha Decoste, at 902-720-2168. This nine week program is offered at our Halifax Site for children ages 5 to 12 – children must have finished grade primary to attend. Children will spend their weeks enjoying a variety of activities and fun learning opportunities, including crafts, field trips, outdoor games and guest speakers to name a few. Don’t miss this chance to register early for camp and keep your kids active, educated and socialized this summer! Tuesday, April 14, 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. Pay/Reg Deadline: Tuesday, April 14 Cost $125/week for military Soirée d’inscription pour les camps d’été La soirée d’inscription s’adresse aux parents/tuteurs afin qu’ils puissent inscrire leur enfant au camp de jour cet été. Les formulaires seront disponibles lors de la soirée d’inscription ou sur notre site Web à compter du 1er avril. La soirée d’inscription sera sous la formule premier arrivé, premier servi. Si vous avez des questions à propos de l’inscription ou du camp d’été du CRFM, veuillez, svp, communiquer avec Natasha Decoste, coordonnatrice pour le Service jeunesse et famille, au 902-720-2168. Ce programme de neuf semaines sera offert à nos installations d’Halifax pour les enfants âgés entre 5 et 12 ans et dont la maternelle est complétée. Une belle panoplie d’activités sera offerte aux enfants ainsi que de belles opportunités d’apprentissage dont des bricolages, des voyages organisés, des jeux d’intérieur et des invités spéciaux pour n’en nommer que quelques-unes. Ne manquer pas la chance d’inscrire votre enfant au camp d’été et ainsi, lui donner la chance de bouger, d’apprendre et de socialiser durant l’été! Mardi le 14 avril de 16h30 à 18h30 Date limite pour inscription et paiement : le 14 avril 2015 Coût : 125$ par semaine pour les familles militaires

Published on 2015-03-24 00:12:57 GMT

Shearwater Summer Camp Registration Night Shearwater MFRC Gym Registration night is for parents/caregivers to sign kids up for this summer’s day camp. Forms will be available the night of the registration or online on our web site as of April 1st. Registration night is on a first-come, first-serve basis. If you have any questions about registration or summer camp at the MFRC, please direct those questions to Youth and Family Services Coordinator, Natasha Decoste, at 902-720-2168. This nine week program is offered at our Halifax Site for children ages 5 to 12 – children must have finished grade primary to attend. Children will spend their weeks enjoying a variety of activities and fun learning opportunities, including crafts, field trips, outdoor games and guest speakers to name a few. Don’t miss this chance to register early for camp and keep your kids active, educated and socialized this summer! Monday, April 13, 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. Pay/Reg Deadline: Tuesday, April 13 Cost $125/week for military Soirée d’inscription pour les camps d’été La soirée d’inscription s’adresse aux parents/tuteurs afin qu’ils puissent inscrire leur enfant au camp de jour cet été. Les formulaires seront disponibles lors de la soirée d’inscription ou sur notre site Web à compter du 1er avril. La soirée d’inscription sera sous la formule premier arrivé, premier servi. Si vous avez des questions à propos de l’inscription ou du camp d’été du CRFM, veuillez, svp, communiquer avec Natasha Decoste, coordonnatrice pour le Service jeunesse et famille, au 902-720-2168. Ce programme de neuf semaines sera offert à nos installations d’Halifax pour les enfants âgés entre 5 et 12 ans et dont la maternelle est complétée. Une belle panoplie d’activités sera offerte aux enfants ainsi que de belles opportunités d’apprentissage dont des bricolages, des voyages organisés, des jeux d’intérieur et des invités spéciaux pour n’en nommer que quelques-unes. Ne manquer pas la chance d’inscrire votre enfant au camp d’été et ainsi, lui donner la chance de bouger, d’apprendre et de socialiser durant l’été! Lundi le 13 avril de 16h30 à 18h30 Date limite pour inscription et paiement : le 13 avril 2015 Coût : 125$ par semaine pour les familles militaires

Published on 2015-03-24 00:12:26 GMT

What a beautiful day to get outside! The Stad band is celebrating its 75th anniversary with a free concert in grand parade square... starts at 2pm!

Published on 2015-09-26 16:47:00 GMT

We're excited to be a part of Halifax Oktoberfest tomorrow from 11am to 6pm on the waterfront. Come on down for some good food, drinks and entertainment.

Published on 2015-09-25 16:09:10 GMT

While in Parent & Tot or Parent & Bambin Join us for our NEW MONTHLY PARENT SESSION. Once a month we will be offering a Parent Session during the Parent & Tot/Parent & Bambin program to allow for open discussion and sharing of information on a variety of parent-child topics. Our 1st topic will be: “Importance of Routines”. Start your morning with your child, then at 10:20 join the adult’s in the Parent Session nearby. For an hour you can enjoy some adult time; while the children play with the parent and tot teachers. Parent & Bambin: Tuesday September 29th, Shearwater Site Parent & Tot: Tuesday September 29th, Halifax Site Parent & Tot: Thursday October 1st, Shearwater Site Call (902) 427-7788 for more information.

Published on 2015-09-25 00:57:23 GMT

Come and check out our Youth Centre and discover all of the awesome things we have to offer. Our Open House is a great chance to meet staff and new friends, play some games and activities and grab a bite to eat at the barbeque. Saturday Sept 26 from 100-400 at the Henderson Sweetman Youth Centre in Shearwater.