Waterloo Regional Block Parent Program Inc.
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|Record #: CND0095||Last Modified: 24 Jun 2021||Last Full Update: 28 Jan 2021|
|Areas Served||Waterloo Region|
|Description & Services|
|Description (Service)||Building Safer Communities, One Block at a Time
The Waterloo Regional Block Parent® Program provides programs and services that build safe, connected, and engaged neighbourhoods that encourage children, and their communities, to embrace a more healthy and active lifestyle in the Region of Waterloo.
A Block Parent is an adult volunteer who has been Police and Block Parent screened, has been trained, and who has received a registered Block Parent Sign. The Block Parent sign is placed in a front facing window of the Block Parent home. The sign indicates that an adult is available to answer the door to a child, or any community member, who needs assistance. The Block Parent can offer assistance by calling a parent, family member or emergency services. The Block Parent sign shows the community that a caring adult is available, that children are encouraged to visit the Block Parent home if they need assistance, and acts as a deterrent to possible crime in the neighbourhood.
|Hours||Mon-Sun 24 hours|
|Eligibility||Ages: 18 year(s) and up
To become a Block Parent, you must be 18 years of age or older, have a clear Police Vulnerable Sector Check, and receive 30 minutes in-home training
|Application||See application form online at www.blockparents.ca * police screening required|
|Service Categories||Community Crime Prevention Programs|
|Social Media|| Facebook: www.facebook.com/watblockparents/
|Primary Contact||Tara Mondou, Chair - Board of Directors; Phone: 519-745-8410; Email: email@example.com|
|Address and Location Information|
|Located In Community||Cambridge|
|Mailing Address||c/o Waterloo Regional Block Parent Program
PO Box 413
425 Hespeler Rd
Cambridge, ON N1R 8J6
|Physical Access||Fully Accessible|