Thompson Region Division of Family Practice

Local Care Services

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Care services provided in Kamloops and region:

Service

Description

Contact

Babys Headstart A pregnancy outreach program providing nutrition, prenatal education, and lifestyle counselling to pregnant women of all ages. Delivered by Interior Community Services. Visit the website to learn about other programs offered to support families in our community.
www.interiorcommunityservices.bc.ca/programs/child-family/babys-head-start
396 Tranquille Road, Kamloops
250-554-3134
Kamloops Aboriginal Friendship Society Offers drop-in services, prenatal education, and support during and after pregnancy.
https://kafs.ca/
119 Palm Street, Kamloops
250-376-1991
Kamloops Family Resources Society – Family Tree Offers peer-driven and peer-supported services to high priority families in the Kamloops region. Support for women who have or have had substance use problems.
www.kfrs.ca
657 Seymour Street, Kamloops
250-377-6890
Interior Metis Child and Family Services Education and support for expectant mothers. 750 Cottonwood Avenue, Kamloops
250-554-9486 ext. 109
Kamloops Mental Health and Substance Use Providing support services to women with depression, anxiety, or other mental health illnesses during pregnancy and postpartum. 250-377-6500 or 250-377-0088 (after hours)
Crisis Line: 1-888-353-2273
Kamloops Infant Development Society Offers supportive programs to children at risk of or with developmental delays from birth to three years of age.
https://kamloopsinfantdevelopment.ca/
 
Childcare Resource and Referral Centre (CCRR) & Kamloops Early Years Centre (EYC) Offers a variety of programs to support healthy development of families and young children.
https://www.kamloopsy.org/eycccrr.htm
 
Pacific Postpartum Support Society Offers phone, text, and group support to mothers and families experiencing anxiety, depression and distress in the postpartum period.
http://postpartum.org/
 


Public Health Services

Service

Description

Contact

Kamloops Public Health Offers postpartum support for families following discharge from hospital. 519 Columbia Street, Kamloops
250-851-7300
Nurse Family Partnership A program offered by public health for young first-time mothers, providing an experienced public health nurse to support and work closely with the family until the child is two years of age. 519 Columbia Street, Kamloops
250-851-7300
Public Health Rural Areas Offers postpartum support for families following discharge from hospital. Ashcroft
250-453-1940

Barriere
250-672-5515

Chase
250-679-1418

Clearwater 
250-674-3141

Lillooet
250-256-1314

Logan Lake and Merritt
250-378-3400


Active Health

Service

Description

Contact

RJs New Beginnings Prenatal Education and Aquanatal Classes Gentle, fun water exercise for pregnant women.
rjsnewbeginnings.wixsite.com/prenatalclasses
250-318-6902
Prenatal Yoga Prenatal yoga classes offered by multiple providers in Kamloops.  


Prenatal Education and/or Doula Services

Service

Description

Contact

Alberta Health Services Offers free, self-paced online prenatal education in an organized format.
www.birthandbabies.com/category/101-a-healthy-pregnancy/
403-955-1450
Both Hands Doula Care Offers Prenatal and Postpartum Doula Care.

https://www.bothhandsdoula.com/

 
Birth Matters Prenatal Education and Doula Service Offers group prenatal classes at the Childbirth Education Centre, and birth doula care services.
www.yourbirthmatters.ca
503-1315 Summit Drive, Kamloops
250-372-3733
Maternity Care Midwives Offers a pre-recorded prenatal class video.
www.youtube.com/watch?v=j7YucfJuziU
 
RJs New Beginnings Prenatal Education and Aquanatal Classes Private and group prenatal classes from an experienced British-trained RN and midwife.
rjsnewbeginnings.wixsite.com/prenatalclasses
250-318-6902
Nurture Mama Doula Care Offers birth and postpartum doula care services, as well as newborn classes and grandparent workshops.
www.nurturemama.ca
250-318-1463
Special Delivery Doula Care and Prenatal Classes Offers private prenatal classes and doula services.
www.specialdeliverydoula.ca
250-574-5692
Stork to Cradle Doula Care Offers birth doula care services and a variety of prenatal educational classes.
www.storktocradledoula.com
201-153 Seymour Street, Kamloops
250-819-9660


Breastfeeding Support

Service

Description

Contact

Kamloops Breastfeeding Clinic

Provides free information, help, and support for breastfeeding.  Contact the health unit for hours of operation & booking.

519 Columbia St., Kamloops 250-851-7300

Kamloops Breastfeeding Services Offers breastfeeding support services to families in Kamloops and the surrounding area. 
www.kamloopsbreastfeeding.com
778-988-4058

 

First Aid & CPR

Service

Description

Contact

St. Johns Ambulance Offers a variety of first aid programs, including Family First Aid programs.
https://www.sja.ca/English/Pages/default.aspx
778-988-4058
Valley First Aid School Offers a variety of first aid programs, including child emergency and CPR.
https://valleyfirstaid.training/?gclid=CjwKCAiAl4WABhAJEiwATUnEFwcpyUVmqk-9n1-xdMjtmgi_QbVBGUsn-DQmyB6SdjtNK3WK7q1x_RoCNi8QAvD_BwE