Our Kamloops Branch is small but mighty. Our Facebook Mamas for Mamas group is very active and remains a key resource for local families to receive support. In addition, our Mamas volunteers work hard to connect families with existing community programs and resources when available, as well as fill the gaps in service when the need is higher than the resources available. This branch hosts community donation drives and fundraisers with local partners as well as pop-up Karma Markets and Swaps to help get essential items in the hands of families who need them. They do not currently have a Karma Market location, although it is a goal of this branch to establish one in the future for the Kamloops community. This branch works with families in crisis to problem-solve solutions, so no family is left behind. Mamas for Mamas Kamloops is there for those care providers who need help navigating eligible resources, applying for social supports, and getting direct intake support. This Mamas community genuinely looks after each other and believes that community can solve poverty.
Join our growing team and bring your community together!
This 6-week workshop focuses on understanding depression and anxiety as well as gaining the tools to assist in combating the symptoms. Each session is built on the next as you continue to learn strategies and techniques to help you overcome depression and anxiety. Every session will help you take steps towards the life that you desire and are so deserving of.
In the 6 weeks together, you will gain a deeper understanding of your anxiety and feelings of depression, learn tools to challenge negative thinking patterns, become more confident in communicating and setting healthy boundaries, while practicing self-care and meeting your basic human needs.
The 6-week program consists of
If you are struggling with depression and/or anxiety, please join this workshop and gain the support a group offers.
Facilitated by a Registered Counsellor.
This program is designed for women to become more centered in who they are, and to take steps towards the successes they desire. The workshop is 6 weeks in length, covering the following topics:
Each topic is focused on gaining a deeper understanding and acceptance of one’s self.
Facilitated by a Registered Professional Counsellor.
This well-informed 7-week workshop is designed to comfort, instruct and celebrate with the youngest members of the mama world. Navigating motherhood as a new and young mama can seem daunting and overwhelming.
In this program years of experience are brought together to take the fear and the unknown out of becoming or being a new young mama.
We are proud to offer the transferring of knowledge from mamas with experience and experts in the world of motherhood to young mothers that embark on this journey with us. You will benefit from the support, guidance and mentoring that this program offers.
The topics covered include:
Motherhood is a gift, not meant to be done alone. Let’s talk about it, all the fears, concerns, overwhelming thoughts and the joy and delight. Remember, it takes a village to raise a child; let this program be a part of your village.
“Grief is an emotional experience and no matter how hard society tries to act as if sad feelings don’t exist – THEY DO” -author unknown
At Mamas for Mamas we offer a program for Grief and Loss. We recognize that Grief is a difficult and lonely journey. Our goal is to offer support and companionship to mamas that have experienced loss. Loss comes in many shapes and forms, but the one thing it has in common, is pain; whether it is lost through miscarriage, stillborn, loss of infant or child, a life partner, friend, parent or sibling. No one should have to grieve this kind of pain alone.
Through this 6 week Grief and Loss Support Group, we offer support as you gain an understanding of the stages of grief and coping techniques on your grief journey. The group was designed with the purpose of creating a safe and intimate space for each individual to begin their healing journey. This is a safe place where we provide support for each other and provide the opportunity to experience new ways to understand your own grieving process and how to move forward in a new normal that you did not ask for.
This group is facilitated by a registered counselor.
Are you looking to have a successful start to fall with your littles? We are taking a new spin on looking at parenting and how you can become a well-Rounded Parent and feel good about yourself. This group is open to anyone looking to understand themselves and their reactions to their children. We are taking an in-depth look at the central nervous system and how this impacts the world around you, the impact this has on your children and relationships. As well as how meeting your basic human needs can assist in regulating your stress responses. Join us online to explore trauma, wellness, self concepts, morals and more and how you can implement these techniques into your everyday life to become the Well-Rounded parent.