Better Beginnings

Diane Braun 604-793-7226
Better Beginnings Contact: Lana Hergott, 604.701.4940

Better Beginnings continues to support pregnant people in our community. The program offers a weekly education session and weekly education sessions for tangible items and support.

Once registered, people continue to participate in the program until their babies are 6 months old. Participants are able to access food vouchers, eggs, bread, prenatal vitamins, vitamin D drops, diapers, baby clothing, baby toys and furniture, and more every Thursday at the Neighborhood Learning Centre attached to Chilliwack Secondary School. Participants have access to a lactation consultant, family navigator & family resource program practitioner.

Better Beginnings has a Facebook group that pregnant registrants can join for social support and community connection:

Contact Lana at: [email protected] to sign up.

What We Do

Two classes are held each week with continuous intake.

Connections are made by meeting new friends and neighbors. We also provide information and referrals to a network of family resources and services. Classes are held at the Neighborhood Learning Centre on
Thursday’s at 9:30 – 10:30 AM & 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.


Better Beginnings

Mother Goose & Infant Massage

In partnership with the Fraser Valley Child Development Centre, the Family Resource Network meet the needs of the community through Mother Goose and Infant Massage Classes, offered to Family Place and Better Beginnings participants.  

Our Funding Partners

Ministry of Child & Family Development

Private donations