Chatham-Kent Children's Safety Village
Site: Blenheim - Fargo Rd
|Record #: CHK4099||Last Modified: 21 Jun 2017||Last Full Update: 20 Sep 2016|
|Primary Contact||Barb Lovell, Executive Director|
|Description and Service Details|
|Description (Service)||A teaching facility that has been established in the Municipality of Chatham-kent for school aged children. The focus involves various safety environments including traffic, street, pedestrian, fire, personal, home safety, railway, playgrounds, school bus, water, first aid and other related safety programs.
The goal of the Chatham-Kent Children's Safety Village is to reduce the number of injuries and deaths among children in our area. To foster positive lifetime relationships between children, emergency services personnel and the community.
To ensure that the Chatham-Kent Children's Safety Village is open to all children in the Municipality and continues to offer state of the art safety lessons by safety professionals. The Chatham-Kent Children's Safety Village provides a resource centre for other community organizations and other safety related events.
The Safety Village is open to Chatham-Kent elementary schools to participate in interactive, life-saving programs preventing deaths, injuries and disabilities for children of Chatham-Kent.
Grade 1 program offered mid-Oct to end of Nov each year (includes police, fire and water safety programs specific to Chatham-Kent
Grade 6 progran offered mid-Jan to the end of Feb each year (includes farm, police and first aid safety programs specific to Chatham-Kent.
Grade 4 program offered mid-April to the end of May each year (Police, fire and hydro safety programs specific to Chatham-Kent)
|Hours||Mon through Fri 9 am - 5 pm|
|Boundaries||Municipality of Chatham-Kent|
|Eligibility||Ages: 4 year(s) - 13 year(s)|
|Application||Programs must be booked by teachers in Grades 1, 4 and 6.|
|Languages||English ; French - some courses offered in french|
|Fees||Donation ; Donation $2 per child|
|Primary Executive||Gary Patterson, Board President; Phone: 519-627-0007; Fax: 519-360-9182; Email: GPatterson@ckxsfm.com|
|Funding||Fundraising ; Donations ; Sponsorship, partnerships, pay per use classes (i.e. CPR, babysitting), special events, facility rentals (i.e. banquets, meetings, reunions, conferences, baby/wedding showers, birthday parties, etc.)
We rely on the generosity of those who support our work since we are a charitable organization. We strive to prevent further families of Chatham-Kent from the trauma of having to bury a child. Just $75 will help to sponsor 1 child a day full of injury prevention programs with local emergency services.
|Located In Community||Blenheim|
|Address & Map||
21797 Fargo Rd, RR 5
Blenheim, ON N0P 1A0
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|Intersection||Fargo Rd and Horton|
|Physical Access||Fully Accessible|
|Resources||Sparky, Elmer & Andy Safety Awards Annual Information, newsletters, brochures and sponsor packages available by contacting office|