Our Services

The Bay St. Lawrence Community Centre serves the needs of the Bay St Lawrence (and area) Community by providing a Center for activities promoting physical, mental and social well being.

Courses:

  • Services in Bay St Lawrence, Nova Scotia GED Preparation Courses;
  • Department of Fisheries Mandatory Training Courses
  • Boating Course
  • Health and Safety Courses
  • Crisis Intervention and Prevention Courses
  • Hunter Safety and Fire Arms Training Course
  • All Level Reading Literacy Program
  • Seniors Literacy Program.

Health and Wellness:
  • Well Women's Clinics (including PAP Smear Clinics)
  • Well Teen's Clinic
  • Well Men's Clinic
  • Women Only Addiction Services Programs
  • Stop Smoking Programs
  • Gym Facilities at Bay St. Lawrence Community CentreHearing Testing
  • Flu Shot Clinics.

Nutrition:
Menus emphasizing healthy food choices which support local producers (fishermen and farmers)


Physical Fitness:

  • Seniors Fitness Programs
  • Gym Facilities
  • Diabetic Clinics

Youth:
  • Services in Bay St Lawrence, Nova Scotia Teen activities such as role modeling through Participatory Approach Activities (modeled from Heartwood)
  • Peer Tutoring (these youth have been chosen as Municipal Youth Volunteers of the Year)
  • Senior Youth Mentoring Programs
  • Correction Services use facility to meet and council their Youth Clients
Children:
  • Preschool programs (offered through Family Resources)
  • Preschool Programs (offered by parents)
  • Soccer camp
  • Boxing Club Training
  • Minor Baseball
  • Book bag programs

Culture:
We are proud to say that our Center have been one of the initiators in our area of Northern Cape Breton of the revitalizationof culture through workshops, festivals and events, and ongoing training, including:
  • Cabot Day Re-enactment Annual Feis's (Gaelic Festival
  • Cabot Day Enactments
  • Gaelic Language and Song Workshops
  • Festivals
  • Family fun days
  • Music lessons

Community Photographic Archive:
We have a photographic display of people and activities from our Community's past.


Employment Resource Services:

  • Outreach Employee Assistance Program Base with the local Officer meets clients in our facility on a biweekly basis.
  • Employability Skills and Job Creation Partnership Programs sponsored by HRSDC are sponsored at the Center Job Placement Facility for Community Services Clientele.
  • Summer Student Job Positions available through our Centre.
  • Canada Revenue Agency Voluntary Income Tax Program Administrators.

 

 


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