Are you looking for support on how to parent your young child?

Don't know where to begin? 

Connect with this program!

The Support for Parents of Young Children (SPYC) program provides education and support for parents and caregivers of children 0-5 years old. This program offers support and parenting education based on the science of child development and attachment theory which will encourage the development of healthy families within the community. Our services also supports families with developing deeper connections within their community. 

One-to-One Support Services

Parents and caregivers are provided parenting education support and are connected to community resource based on the needs of the family. This service is offered in home, in the community or at the SPYC office.

Topics covered in individual support:

  • Child Development
  • Attachment
  • Nutrition
  • Discipline
  • Routine
  • Resiliency/Adaptability
  • Mental Health

Parenting Education and Support Groups

Parenting Through the Child's Eyes

An 8 week workshop based on the science of child development and connection-based parenting. Developed in partnership with Dr. Vanessa Lapointe, author of the book "Discipline Without Damage".


Don't Fear the Diagnosis

A support group for parents and families of children who have received a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder, a developmental disability or are waiting for an assessment.


Walking Out Life as a Father

A support group for Dads in Surrey. Group activities will provide parent educations, peer support and connection to community resources.


If you have questions or would like to learn more about the groups, email spyc@options.bc.ca

 

Eligibility criteria

For parents with children under 6 years old who are interested in improving their parenting techniques. Contact 604.572.8032.

Can you access the program directly?

Yes. Self referrals are welcome. Referrals are also accepted from various sources, including - but not limited to, other community or health professionals and community agencies.

Referral Form

Other referral options

Self referrals are welcome. Referrals are also accepted from various sources, including - but not limited to, other community or health professionals and community agencies.

Referral Form

Other information

Location(s)

Early Years Centre
100 - 6846 King George Blvd.
Surrey, BC  V3W 4Z9

Contact(s)

Jen Mantyka 
Program Manager
604.583.3852 ext. 1
jen.mantyka@options.bc.ca

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