Grande Prairie & Area Block Parent Association
THOSE IN NEED
The Grande Prairie & Area Block Parent Association is recruiting new Block Parent homes. If you want to join follow a few simple steps and start making your community a safer place to live.
The mission of the Block Parent® Program is to provide immediate assistance through a safety network and offer supportive community education programs.
The Block Parent® Program of Canada Inc. (BPPCI) is a registered charity and Canada's largest volunteer-run child safety organization. Volunteers from coast to coast help to make communities safer for everyone.
The distinctive red and white Block Parent® window sign in the window of a home, tells children, seniors and others that help is at hand if they are lost, frightened, or in distress.
Work with members in your community and make a difference
The Mandate of the Block Parent® Program is:
to assure that there is a minimum of one Block Parent Window Sign in each community (Business or residential); and
to provide a network of security screened, easily recognizable safe homes or businesses for members of the community, especially children, to turn to in times of distress; and/or
to educate children about the Block Parent® Program, safety on the streets and within the home; and/or
to develop promotions and materials to educate the community about the Block Parent® Program and personal safety; and/or
to work together with the police, school boards and other community groups toward safer communities.