HerWay Home in Victoria, BC is organizing a community conference and networking event for September 29, 2014.

HerWay Home is a child-focused, women-centred, family-oriented drop-in and outreach program for pregnant women and new moms with substance use challenges and their children (learn more in the video above).

When: Monday September 29, 2014

Where:  DaVinci Centre, 195 Bay Street, Victoria

Time:  09:00 – 4:00

Cost: Free to those attendees from Vancouver Island. A minimal charge of $50 to attendees from off the island.

This one-day workshop will provide participants with the opportunity to learn more about the issue of substance use during pregnancy and early parenting and hear from interdisciplinary service providers working in Victoria and other communities in integrated maternity care programs.

Speakers will include program participants, Betty Poag (public health nurse, Vancouver Island Health), Ron Abrahams (Sheway and Fir Square), Nancy Poole (BC Centre of Excellence for Women’s Health), Yvette Ringhamcowan  (Island Health Cultural Safety Facilitator) and more!

View the conference brochure here.