If you have “too much of a good thing” and would like to share your surplus of fruit & garden produce with your neighbours or, if you would be willing to help pick fruit, produce, etc. in exchange for a share, we would like to hear from you. Please contact Kelly at (780) 454-8672 for information, or go online to http://operationfruitrescue.org
The Woodcroft Community League is offering a baby/child sitting registry. A member of our community, Kara, will coordinate baby/child sitters with interested community members in need of a sitter. The coordinator will simply match the parent needing a sitter with an available sitter.
The coordinator will not make the arrangements nor intervene in any issues that may arise between the sitter and the parent.
In need of a baby/child sitter?
Please call at least 48 hrs in advance of the date and time you need a sitter. We can deal with shorter notice but it decreases your chances of getting a sitter. You will need to provide:
• Your name & contact number
• Number & age of children
• Date, start & end time
Interested in becoming a neighborhood baby/child sitter?
Your will need to provide Kara with the following:
• Your name
• Your parent’s name and their contact number (other parents will contact your parent to discuss the arrangements)
• Days/evenings of the week that you are available to be a sitter
• Ages of children you are willing to be a sitter for
Please contact Kara at 780-452-3619 to request a sitter or to be put on the sitter list.
For social work services, the nearest Outreach services and activities for seniors would be at the Edmonton Seniors Centre, 11111 Jasper Ave (in the Edmonton General Hospital), 780-342-8625 and ask for Shirley the outreach worker.
Closer to Woodcroft would be St. Peter's Anglican that holds a seniors lunch on the 3rd Wednesday of the month. Contact person there is Rev Alison Westerveld. The church phone number is 780-455-3665 and is located on 127 St just off 111 Avenue.
We have been serving the Edmonton community since 2001; offering safe and affordable volunteer driven transportation to seniors. Our mission is to provide transportation support by driving frail and needy seniors to and from their vital appointments in the Greater Edmonton area so as to enhance their independence and quality of life.
To find out a bit more about SATS, please visit our website: www.satsofedmonton.org or call us at
The Mediation & Restorative Justice Centre (MRJC) is a not-for-profit organization devoted to building safer and more peaceful communities. We support our community by providing an array of programs and services based on restorative justice and community mediation principles and practices to effectively resolve conflict.
Real freedom is the ability to pause between a stimulus and a response and in that pause, choose.
- Rolo May
When dialogue escalates into argument and those arguments seem hopeless, there is a way to get through. Whether you need to resolve a dispute, improve your organization’s effectiveness, or enhance your own communications skills, MRJC's Mediation Services can help you.
Restorative Justice works on the premise that the effects of crime are best addressed by involving the offender, the victim and the community to help repair the damage caused by the crime. The Mediation & Restorative Justice Centre offers programs that help address issues specific to the offender, the victim, and the community at large.
For more information go to: www.mrjc.ca
Open house: March 6 from 6-7pm
Woodcroft Community Playschool is a fully licensed, nonprofit, parent operated preschool program offered from
September to May, for children 3 & 4 years of age. Classes are held in the Woodcroft Community Centre in a
spacious room on the second floor.
We are currently accepting registrations for the 2017/2018 school year, please feel free to refer to our
website at: http://www.woodcroftplayschool.com/registration/ for more information, or
call our registrar, Lisa @ 780-905-0480.