It is important to note that ESFRA offers all our Family Resource Programs and Services at NO CHARGE to the Community. We presently receive funding from Government Departments, other Agencies and the Community in order to do our work.

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Phone Number:
(902) 827-1461

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Civic Address:
5228 HWY 7, Suite 203
Porters Lake Shopping Centre
Porters Lake, NS
B3E 1J8

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 53
Porters Lake, NS
B3E 1M1


(902) 827-1464


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Below is a list of programs offered through the Eastern Shore Family Resource Association. Click on the program's name for more information. Registration is required for all programs unless otherwise stated. Programs begin the week of September 23rd, 2019.

A program bringing new parents together to share and learn more about their babies growth, behavior, and other needs. Available until the child is one year old. 

An interactive Early Learning program for parents/caregivers and their children that are between the ages of 1-3 years old.

An interactive Family Literacy program for parents/caregivers and their children between 3-5 years old.

Ready to Play 

This program is not offered at this time.

A two day a week interactive child and parent/caregiver program focusing on social emotional development. This is a pilot program and requires participants to attend both days.

WHO can attend :  Children aged 18-28 months and their parent/guardian. Children must be 18 months old on or before September 1st, 2019)

Ready to Learn

A two day a week program for children aged 3 - 5 years designed to focus on social emotional development. This is a pilot program and requires participants to attend both days.

Please note that children must be 3 years old on or before September 1st, 2019 to attend.

Mum's Night out will not be offered during the 2019-2020 program year. 

Registration is NOT required for the following programs!

A drop in program in partner with the Birches in Musquodoboit Harbour combining children and their caregivers with the senior residents for playtime, craft and songs.