Sevices & Education
Welcome Wagon New Moms
Welcome Wagon New Moms initiative has two parts: Child Find safety tips for new moms distributed by Welcome Wagon to new mothers every month during their hospital stay; and participation in the bi-annual baby shower (information booth & handouts).
Annual Essay/Mural Contest
Creative writing or mural contest open to students across PEI. Essay subjects / murals must be relative to Child Find services and programming. Prizes are awarded to the winners.
Focus on identifying safe strangers; precautions to take even with safe strangers; and what pre-schoolers should do if they needed help from a stranger.
Brochures with "Tips for Tots", "New Mother Tips", "On Line Tips", "Tips for Teenagers", "Grade School Tips", "How to Recognize a Runaway", "Preventing Child Abduction".
Information package includes a video presented to children of all ages aimed at educating them on safety measures to prevent abduction.
Education strategies include:
- Information booths in malls and at special events
- Public speaking, speakers who talk to children's groups, parents, professionals, businesses, clubs and school children.