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The mission of our programs is to enhance spiritual, emotional, physical, and mental wellbeing to create a better quality of life for  individuals in our community. 

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Come N Lear

Come 'N' Learn Regina Aboriginal Head Start


The primary goal of the “Come & Learn” Regina Aboriginal Head Start Program is to provide a happy, healthy and stimulating environment for children 3 to 5 years of age and ensure they are school ready. The program stresses that the design and delivery of the program is consistent with Indigenous culture and values.

The Come ‘N’ Learn Regina Aboriginal Head Start Program strives to provide children with the happiest possible experiences as they participate in the program. At the same time the Program addresses the following:

  • Foster the spiritual, emotional, intellectual and physical growth of each child.

  • Foster a desire in the child for lifelong learning.

  • Support parents and guardians as the prime teachers and caregivers of their children and operate an open-door policy for all parents, making sure parents/caregivers play a key role in the planning, development, operation and evaluation of the program.

  • Recognize the support extended families in teaching and caring for children, including the important role of Elders.

  • Ensure the local indigenous community is involved in the planning, development, operation and evaluation of the program.

  • Ensure that the initiative works with and is supported by other community programs and services

The Come ‘N’ Learn Head Start Program curriculum focuses on children age’s 3-5. In order to provide a holistic, culturally relevant learning environment, the Program will include activities and learning opportunities based on the following components:

  • Culture and language

  • Education

  • Health and Safety

  • Nutrition (using the Canadian Aboriginal Food Guide)

  • Social Networking

  • Parent Involvement

Family Support

Family Support Program


This program provides support to families and their children through culturally appropriate, holistic, healing and preventative services. These Services include parenting skills, child development, healing issues, addictions and personal skills development with elders involved in all aspects.

The Family Support Program is community-based and designed to complement the existing community services and resources. It provides support to families and their children through culturally appropriate, holistic, healing and preventative services. These Services address parenting skills, child development, healing issues, addictions and life skills development with Elders involved in all aspects.

Program Components

  • Family Counseling

  • Advocacy

  • Cultural Parenting Education

  • Community Referral Intake

  • Parent Support Groups

  • Information and Referrals

  • Life Skills Training (various areas)

  • Drop-in Services

  • Child Abuse Prevention Education

  • Crisis Intervention

  • Emergency Food, Clothing & Transportation

The cultural values, beliefs and the ability to address the families and children's physical, emotional, social and spiritual growth are important factors in the positive difference that families learn to incorporate into their life styles.

The Family Support Program Believes:

  • Families have the primary responsibility for their children's development and well being and may need culturally sensitive resources and supports that will enable them to fulfill these responsibilities effectively.

  • Healthy families are the foundation of a healthy community.

  • Emphasis is placed not on the parts that make up a whole family, but on the interrelationships of the parts.

  • Children are not viewed as separate from their family, their heritage on their community. Decisions made on behalf of children must consider the ways in which these are all interconnected.

Additional Facts:

  • Ability to match counselor to family.

  • Funding for the Program is provided by the Department of Community Resources and Employment.

  • EHC has charitable status.

  • The program employs eight staff members.

  • Maintains various community partnerships.

Family Learning Centr

Family Learning Centre

Our agency has now opened a home for children and families to visit and learn parenting skills in a safe and secure setting. It can be booked/utilized by outside agencies.


The Family Learning Center faces many challenges as it moves forward. The value of supervised visits is currently under recognized and not well understood or practiced. Program standards and policies and procedures are limited and value research is lacking. However, the critical needs of children and families who have been maltreated are the basis to move ahead with a Family Learning Centre that will provide for meaningful family interactions.

Our Family Learning Centre is dedicated to preserving parent/child relationships by providing a safe, supportive and culturally sensitive environment for children to visit with non-custodial adults where there has been domestic abuse, child abuse, conflict with visits, or long-term relationship challenges between parent and child.


Our mission is to provide a culturally sensitive, safe, child focused, neutral setting that facilitates visitation and connections between children and significant non-custodial adults in their lives.

The Family Learning Centre is founded upon several guiding principles:

  • The safety and security of children must always be first

  • Healthy daily living skills will be promoted

  • Emotions balance will be promoted

  • A warm & inviting physical family setting is maintained


We provide a number of visitation services created to meet the needs of families including visits, resources and networking.

The Family Learning Centre provides several types of visits as well as specialized Family Education. Initially observed visits are used to establish a basis on family functioning, dynamics and family strengths. The second type of visit is where the supervisor takes an active role in facilitating meaningful and purposeful interactions between the parent and child. Both these visits include a intake and exit procedure, where the supervisor meets with the parent to discuss the progress and issues that have been observed and to develop a plan of action and goal for subsequent visits.

Each visit observations will include the following key areas:

  • Appropriate communication

  • Developmental appropriateness

  • Handling of resistance

  • Parental Role

  • Nurturance

After several visits a comprehensive individualized Family Development Plan will be initiated and parent-training session will begin with a supervisor utilizing the Centre and activities as a basis for training.

Additional services will include:

  • Supervised transfer of children

  • Parent Education Sessions

  • Parent/Child Resources

  • Workshop


Department of Community Resources & Employment
Gabriel Housing Corporation

Kids First

KidsFirst Home Visitor Program

KidsFirst focuses on the well being of Regina’s children and supports their healthy and productive development from prenatal to 3 years. KidsFirst is a child centered, family focused, strength-based program; focuses on the strengths of the family. The program is culturally appropriate, with the inclusion of Indigenous Organizations and an emphasis on Prevention and Early Intervention.

In April 2002, the Eagle Heart Centre entered a partnership to deliver a Home Visiting Competent of the KidsFirst Program.

KidsFirst is a province-wide initiative of Saskatchewan education, health, intergovernmental and Aboriginal Affairs of Saskatchewan Department of Community Resources and Employment. In Regina, these departments are working in cooperation with School Divisions and Regina Health District, First Nations and Metis organizations and numerous early childhood community partners.

The Program and the Home Visitors provide the following:

  • In-home support and referrals to community and resources and services

  • Assist Prenatal and Postnatal families in a variety of areas

  • Aid in the health of the baby and the parents with Medical appointments, immunizations, etc., which includes transportation

  • Information and resources to relieve stress of caring for a new baby

  • Share and show ways to care for baby through information, hands on experiences and curriculum materials

  • Parenting groups and promote, support and attend community events

  • A voluntary service with no cost to the family

  • Provide and arrange goal orientated transportation

  • Strengths within the family are identified and built on to play a significant role in the baby’s life

Referrals to the program are made through:

KidsFirst Regina
1672 Albert Street, Regina, SK
S4P 2S6
T: 306-766-6790

Youth Mentoring

Youth Mentoring

The Youth Mentorship and Life Skills program is a preventative program focusing on youth in care and young single parents. This is accomplished by individual mentorship and groups; the goal is to build character and competence on the part of the youth and parents. Through individual case management and the use of an assessment tool, youth are paired with a Mentor that will guide the youth toward their goals.

Services are provided to 8 to 18 years old’s in the following areas:

  • A life skills curriculum with an Indigenous cultural component to assist in maintaining or achieving a safe relationship with biological family

  • Provide support while attending parenting groups or sessions, treatment, education or pre-employment programs or involved in active job searches

  • Providing young moms with education/support in learning how to care for household, themselves and their babies, both physical and medically

  • Assist in location and maintaining safe, secure and affordable accommodation/housing coordination of referral to any other services that will promote a competent transition to adulthood

  • Teach coping and problem-solving skills and assist in settling up a ‘circle of support’

  • In-home visiting and hands on activities

  • Attendance in/at community activities

  • Enrollment, referrals, advocacy and be a liaison to group parenting, sports and community sessions

  • One on one counselling and group participation

  • Goal orientated transportation

Referrals are made by the Ministry of Social Services

Kids Cart

Kids Cart Care Driver

Kidz Cart Care Driver Program provides transportation services to assist in keeping families connected when children are in care of the Ministry of Social Services, with the goal of family reunification. As well as assist children keep their daily routines with rides to school, daycare and appointments. Transportation services are identified and referred by the Ministry of Social Services.

In-city destinations include foster homes, schools, daycares and Eagle Heart Centre’s Family Learning Place. Out of city destinations often are for children living outside of Regina to attend visits with family members.

The program goals are to provide services with the following principles:

  • Empathetic, knowledgeable, courteous drivers

  • Use safe, inspected, comfortable vehicles and age appropriate car seats

  • Strictly guided by the standardized overall guidelines and protocols of the Eagle Heart Centre, Ministry of Social Services and Saskatchewan Highway Laws

  • Maintain confidentiality, judgement free, respectful, polite and considerate

Referrals are made by the Ministry of Social Services


Visitation Supervised Transportation

Eagle Hearts entered into a partnership in February 2012 with the Ministry of Social Services to provide the V.S.T. program it consists of three individual entities: First is the Visitation aspect that is monitored at the Family Learning Place. Second the Supervision component which entails Intensive Home Support in the home environment that focuses on the families interrelationships within and in the community. Third is the Transportation of children to the visits. This strength-based approach encourages parent(s) to access resources that would educate the family and give insight into healthy coping skills. The support program assists families in recognizing their strengths and encourages them to build on these through a holistic approach. This service is to encourage families to develop strong, supportive, caring network of relationships within the community, family and other programs. The outcome of the program is that families to be reunified and stabilized. All the referrals come from the Ministry of Social Services.

Program Components

  • In-home visits.

  • Monitored in-home visits.

  • Hands-on coaching/mentoring

  • .Referrals to community resources/supports.

  • Curriculum enhanced activities.

  • Use of established "best practices," and tools.

  • Daily living skills and problem-solving/coping strategies.

  • In-home or referrals to parenting programs.

  • Alcohol/drug awareness referrals.

  • Mental Health awareness and Referrals.

  • Liaison; advocacy; support and Enhanced communication skills

The Program is:

  • Culturally relevant.

  • Sustains a holistic and strength based approach.

  • Provides a family focused, child Centered, oral community approach.

  • Maintains confidentiality at all time

The Intensive Home Support Program Initiates:

  • Family reunification with parent(s) being the main caregivers who are responsible for the safety, and nurturing environment of the child(ren).

  • Development of a healthy network of resources that will educate and promote awareness of appropriate interactions within the family systems.

  • Culturally sensitive curriculum that will enhance the physical, emotional, social, and spiritual growth of families.

  • Family empowerment with knowledge attained through certificate programs.Awareness of family strengths that will keep the family together.

Coming Together

Coming Together, Growing Together

The “Coming Together, Growing Together” Program is a collaborative initiative between Eagle Heart Centre Inc. and the Socialization Communication Emotional Program (SCEP). It is a voluntary, community based service providing guidance and support to children and families. It has a special focus on improving the communication and relationship between families and educators.

The Services are delivered by:

  • In home visits with parent/caregiver.

  • In classroom setting with child.

  • Open and continuing communication and planning between the two program workers from each Agency.

  • Open and continuing communication between child, parent and agencies.

Adult Mentoring Program

Adult Mentoring Program

The Mentoring Program provides a strength-based support service that promotes participant centered care for individuals with cognitive disabilities such as FASD, and/or acquired brain injuries. Their needs and challenges are highlighted to enhance spiritual, emotional, physical, and mental wellbeing to create a better quality of life for the individuals within the community.

The Adult Mentoring Program focuses on client centered planning and gives the opportunity to choose and realize goals of where to learn, live, work and play. The program provides day to day support in education, employment, domestic violence, household management, money management, life skills, personal hygiene, coping and problem solving skills. These are accomplished by in-home visiting, in-house groups and sessions, and goal orientated transportation. Participants are assisted in setting up a “circle of support” with family, friends and community.

The Program partners with many community agencies and organizations which include Souls Harbor, Mission, Phoenix Residential Society, Regina Community Clinic, Acquired Brain Injuries, Four Directions Heath Clinic, FASD Network, Aboriginal City Employee Network, etc.

Referral /Application Process:

F: 306-564-6119



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