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Summer is almost here! sticky icon

Summer is right around the corner and that means a slight slowdown in programs at YPSN. Regular Monday drop in has finished for the year, but please come to one of the regular Saanich Neighbourhood Place drop ins on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings in the SNP playroom! Staff are available all summer for outreach appointments and support, and watch this space for info about our fabulous summer picnics:

****July 11th 2016 Play Group In the Park with Robin at Banfield Park (Behind Vic- West Y) on the 14 Bus route! Bus tickets, snacks and water provided!**** 10am-Noon

****August 15th 2016 Play Group In the Park with Michelle at Beckwith Water Park. (Just Past Quadra and McKenzie) on the 6 Bus route! Bus tickets, snacks, water provided! Don't forget your swim gear and towels and a lunch if you plan to stay longer!**** 10am-Noon

"Why Do They Do It?" Part 2 Tips and Tools for Managing Difficult Behaviour! Part 2 sticky icon

Join other young parents to learn about why our kids do what they do and how to parent well when their behaviour seems challenging. Thursday Dec 10th from 5:30-7:00PM at Saanich Neighbourhood Place

Light Supper, Bus Tickets, and Onsite Childcare is provided! Please call 250 384 0552 or email Jacquelin to let us know you are coming, or for more info!!

THANK YOU! sticky icon

Thank you to our generous friends of the Oak Bay Kiwanis Club who have graciously donated $1500 to help us provide food and bus tickets to families who attend our programs! We appreciate their support!!

"You Make Me So Mad!" Parenting Program sticky icon

 Can someone really “make” you mad?
 Trying to figure out how to manage those angry feelings?
 What does our anger tell us?
 How does my anger affect my parenting and my kids??
Join with other young parents to explore these questions and
learn some strategies for looking at your anger and how to
manage it to be a better mom or dad!
Thursday October 22 & November 12, 2015
5:30-7pm at the YPSN Office
Childcare, Light Supper and Bus tickets provided
Young Parents Support Network
at Saanich Neighbourhood Place
250 384 0552
Please call to register or email
More information at
“You Make Me So Mad!”
Part 1—Anger and You Thurs Oct 22
Part 2—Anger and Parenting Thurs Nov 12


Join us on Thursday Sept 24 from 5:30-7pm for our Open House!  Check out our fall programs, see our great new space at Saanich Neighbourhood Place, and meet up with all the YPSN peeps!  There will be pizza!  Please rsvp to or call us at 250 384 0552 to let us know you are coming - we want to have enough food for all!  Bring a friend who might not know about our services!

Summer Fun with YPSN! sticky icon

Join us every other Monday morning in the summer for a Park and Play drop in with Michelle! We will meet at various parks around Victoria for play, snacks and fun! Bus tickets will be provided! Check the calendar for details! Program dates are July 13 and 27 and August 10 and 24 from 10- 11:30am! For more info email or call the office 250 384 0552!

Thank You! sticky icon

Thank you to the Build A Bear Workshop Foundation for their grant to YPSN to help us provide healthy food for our family programs!

Young Dads Welcome! sticky icon

At YPSN we serve DADS!  Are you a young dad looking for support?  Do you want to learn more about parenting?  Or need support around housing, education or employment?  We can connect you to resources and help you to be the best parent you can be!

Outreach services are available and dads are welcome at all of our programs.  

Drop-In Group sticky icon

Drop in group has resumed and Monday January 26th is Haircut Day!  Free haircuts for you and your little ones - first come first served!  As always there will be friendly conversation, snacks and hot coffee and tea!  10 am to noon 

Thank you to the Horner Foundation! sticky icon

For $8,500 in funding to support coordination for the Prenatal to Postsecondary (P2P) Collective Impact initiative. We are proud to be hosting the coordination function for this initiative at YPSN.

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