Chatham-Kent Block Parent Program

Site: Chatham - McNaughton Ave W

Contact Information
Office Phone 519-354-0430
After Hours Phone Voice Mail
Fax 519-354-9511
Primary Contact Tanya Nooyen, Chairperson
Alternate Contact Margaret Bentham, Office Manager
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Block Parent Communities now exist in many towns and villages within Chatham-Kent eg Wallaceburg, Ridgetown, Blenheim, Shrewsbury, Chatham, Wheatley, Dresden,Cedar Springs, Erieau, Bothwell and Tilbury. 
Activities include :Fingerprint I.D. Clinics in partnership with CKPS; Community Parades; Annual Fairs and Festival Participant Booth; school and group presentations (Girl Guides, Boy Scouts, Service Clubs)  
We are a proud member agency of the United Way of Chatham and are involved with many community initiatives working together with several other safety-minded community organizations. 
Participate annually in Elmer, Racing Against Drugs, 4-H Toy Show, C-K Children's Festival, Wheatley Fish Festival, WAMBO, FireFest, Learn, Share, Grow and many others too numerous to mention.
Hours Mon - Fri 9 am - 5 pm
Meetings Monthly
Areas Served Chatham-Kent
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
18 years of age or older to volunteer
Application Complete application and pass police screening with correct identification
Languages English
Fees None
Agency Information
Description (Agency) Block parents display a nationally recognized sign in the window of their home/business assuring people of all ages-children and adults-that they have a "safe" place to go for assistance when in distress. The Block Parent sign is only displayed when immediate assistance is available and the Business Programs operate only during normal business hours. This program works closely with the Chatham-Kent Police Services, Government Departments, Educators and various volunteer organizations.
Established In Ontario - 1968, In Chatham-Kent - 1978 - celebrating 38 years in 2016
Funding Fundraising ; Donations ; United Way - Member Agency
Elections Annual General Meeting and elections of officers in June
Site Information
Located In Community Chatham
Address & Map
United Way Centre for Community Innovation
425 McNaughton Ave W, Unit 24
Chatham, ON N7L 4K4
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Intersection McNaughton and Doverdoon
Mailing Address PO Box 442 
United Way Centre for Community Innovation 
425 McNaughton Ave W, 24 
Chatham, ON N7M 5K8
Physical Access Fully Accessible ; Parking; Useable entrance

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