Premiers Pas/Home-Start Champlain
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Premiers Pas/Home-Start Champlain is a not-for-profit community organization that assists families with one or more children aged 12 years and under to cope with the stress and difficulties of parenting. It does so by increasing parents’ confidence, helping them in their processes, and offering them support, tools and services.


  • Home visits by volunteers
    • Support for parents and sharing of life experiences. Weekly visits lasting approximately three hours.
  • Thrift shop (aged 0-12 years)
    • Purchases and donations of clothing, toys and articles for children.
  • Car seat rentals
    • Car seats are available for short-term rentals.
  • Parent-child day camp (aged 0-5 years)
    • Activities aimed at developing motor, language and social skills.
  • La mère à boire (breastfeeding support group)
    • Supporting and promoting breastfeeding

Parent-child workshops (in French)

  • Ateliers spécialisés de stimulation du langage (aged 18 months to 5 years)
    • Program for children experiencing communication difficulties. Four levels of workshops are available offering tools and strategies adapted to children’s varying language needs.
  • Jouer pour mieux grandir (aged 2 to 5 years)
    • Program giving children with special needs an opportunity to explore the world with their senses and to develop their motor skills (neurosensorimotor).
  • Club 6-12 ans
    • Program that fosters the expression of emotions, social skills and prosocial behaviours.
  • Parlons poupons (aged 0-24 months)
    • Program designed to increase parents’ awareness of the aptitudes needed to foster skills that support language emergence.
  • Sajou avec les sons et les mots (aged 4-6 years)
    • Program focused on play as a means of developing phonology awareness skills and of encouraging interest in the written word.
  • Sajou en français (aged 3-5 years)
    • Program designed to expose allophone (mother tongue is neither French nor English) children to French in preparation for kindergarten.
  • Sajou et salie avec les livres (aged 3-5 years)
    • Program designed to encourage interest in reading, writing and arithmetic.
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Premiers Pas/Home-Start Champlain

78 Saint-Louis Street
LeMoyne (Québec) J4R 2L4

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