We are located at 617 Main Street, Sussex, NB E4E 7H5 or reach out to us by phone: 506-433-2349
Through a federal program of the Public Health Agency of Canada known as the Community Action Program for Children (CAPC), funding has been made available throughout New Brunswick to develop and operate Family Resource Centers.
The Kings County Family Resource Centre is available to all families and people in the Kings County area, free of charge, who either have or care for children between the ages of birth and six years. Designed for parents / caregivers to come together with their children, it offers a happy, healthy, and safe environment for families and children to play and enjoy one another, as well as other children and parents / caregivers.
What a great place to meet new parents / caregivers and for little ones to meet new playmates!
Watch our videos!
Outreach Locations and Times
Playgroups from September until June
Our Calendar & NewsLetter
Dept. of Wellness, Culture, and Sport's
Kings County Family Resource Centre has joined up with the Dept. of Wellness, Culture, and Sport in the roll out of a new provincial initiative, known as "Active Kids", designed to get young New Brunswickers active and healthy! Activities include delivery of this parent/caregiver and child program, as well as acting as a community host to share this initiative with other groups, and partners.
Town of Sussex and Recreation Dept.
The Kings County Family Resource Centre is very pleased to add the Town of Sussex and its Recreation Department to our list of partners.
Domestic Violence Outreach Services
Domestic Violence Outreach Services works with women who have experienced all types of abuse; emotional, physical, financial and spiritual both in the past and presently. We can also provide information on healthy relationships.
Provides FREE service in a safe and secure meeting place
Answers your questions and helps you to assess your options
Offers safety planning
Delivers service in a confidential and respectful manner
Helps advocate for your rights
Offers early morning and evening appointments where needed
Provide accompaniment to appointments
Provides free presentations to the community
Call 433 6579
Moving Forward is a program for mothers and children who have left family abuse and are focused on healing. Children from 4-16 years work in a group with other children close to their own age while mothers work together in a separate group.
Children learn that they are not alone in their experience and what healthy relationships look like. Mothers can process their experiences and learn new skills in a supportive and confidential environment.
Registration is free and you can self-refer. For more information call 433 4842.
Resources & Links
The Sussex Elementary School has a beautiful new Discovery Park. The Discovery Park will be a centrally-located outdoor community space at Sussex Elementary School in Sussex, NB, dedicated to introducing natural elements back into the play environment for the entire community. The principles of universal design are at the heart of the concept to ensure children and adults of all abilities can meaningfully explore: Creative/Cognitive Play, Social Play, and Physical Play.
MONCTON (GNB) – Six new video vignettes have been created to promote breastfeeding and to support New Brunswick mothers.
The new videos have been posted to the Breastfeeding NB Facebook page and on the provincial government YouTube channel: BreastFeeding NB
They will also be used in breastfeeding and prenatal classes.
The long-awaited Best Start Resource Centre website for parents: Healthy Baby Healthy Brain is now live!
This website offers parents many suggestions to help them support their baby’s brain development. The website has 15 short videos on topics such as nutrition, sleep, play, physical activity, attachment, self-regulation, discipline, stress, etc. The website is intended for future parents and for parents of children aged zero to three.
The videos show real-life situations. Some of the videos include expert commentary on the parent-child interactions. The website also contains links to useful additional resources. All the videos can be shared through online social networks.
Another excellent website featuring information on Recall/Alerts, Bullying, Childhood Obesity, Immunization, Medication and Illness, and many more topics:
Visit: Healthy Canadian Kids
Where to find us?
CPNP Newborn New Life is a program funded by the Public Health Agency of Canada. It is designed to provide education and support in a group setting. The overall goal of the program is to contribute to a healthy pregnancy and the healthy growth and development of infants in New Brunswick. The program uses a community development approach, by partnering with local and provincial agencies and services to meet the needs of the participants. All services are provided for free.
Prenatal classes include: Labour and Delivery, Breathing and Comfort Measures, Nutrition and Infant Feeding, Infant Care and Safety, Medical Options, Breastfeeding Support, Infant CPR, and a Baby Shower. The Prenatal classes are held on Thursday evenings for 6 consecutive weeks from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Post-natal programming includes a weekly group called the Baby Bunch, held every Thursday. Topics include: Breastfeeding Support, Life with Baby, Parenting Tips, Growth and Safety, Nobody’s Perfect Parenting and Mother Goose songs and rhymes. Both programs offer healthy snacks, interactive activities, videos, support, and lots of fun!
Please call 433-2349 Ext. 2, and Tera Kozak will be happy to give you more information!