Agencies And Programs
Our mission is to empower the independence and full community participation of persons who have a spinal cord injury or mobility disability by providing innovative services and developing progressive public policy.
Big Brothers Big Sisters
Big Brothers-Big Sisters of Fredericton and Oromocto offers Community and School based one-to-one mentoring programs to children ages six to sixteen from primarily single parent families. Children gain encouragement, direction and support from responsible and caring adult volunteers. Big Brothers-Big Sisters’ is committed to building the future of our community’s children through friendship.
Canadian Mental Health Association
The Canadian Mental Health Association, a nation-wide voluntary organization promotes the mental health of all and supports the resilience and recovery of people experiencing mental illness. CMHA accomplishes this mission through advocacy, education, research and service.
CNIB’s mission is to be the leader in promoting vision health and enhancing independence for people with vision loss.
Community Health Clinic
The Community Health Clinic (CHC) is a unique initiative developed by the Faculty of Nursing at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton. With the help of a nationally recognized faculty, the CHC integrates teaching, service and research in primary health care to improve the health of the disadvantaged population in Fredericton.
Easter Seals NB
Easter Seals NB is the principal New Brunswick agency working in partnership with people with physical disabilities so that they may attain independence and equality of opportunity generally available in the community.
Family Enrichment & Counselling Services Fredericton Inc.
Family Enrichment provides counselling services to children, youth, adults, couples and families; Employee Assistance Programs; and Personal and Professional Development workshops and courses.
Fredericton Association for Community Living
Since 1957, we have been working with people who have an intellectual disability and their families to build inclusive communities where persons with an intellectual disability can live, learn, work and actively participate in their communities as valued and contributing members.
Fredericton Boys & Girls Club
Our mission is to provide a safe and supportive place where children and youth can experience new opportunities, overcome barriers, build positive relationships and develop confidence and skills for life.
Fredericton Community Kitchen
The primary function of the Community Kitchen is to provide well-balanced, nutritional meals to the less fortunate. In 2006 we served 96, 942 meals on-site and provided food for 43,000 meals prepared in home for a total of 139,942 meals.
Fredericton Homeless Shelters Inc.
There are two shelters in Fredericton, one for men and one for women. The men’s shelter at 65 Brunswick St and Grace House for women.
Fredericton Food Bank
Our Mission is to provide emergency food and clothing to those in need: To provide education in the areas of health, personal financial management, and other areas as determined by community needs, with the intention of helping those in need towards self-sufficiency. To provide assistances in times of natural disaster.
Food, and clothing are distributed free of charge once monthly to individuals and families who request assistance for emergency situations.
Individual and needy families range in age from infancy single parenthood and senior citizens on fixed incomes. The common denominator among these people is centered on how higher costs in rent, gas, and heating leave them no monetary resources to buy stable food supplies.
Fredericton Residential Youth Services
To provide care, support and guidance to children and youth within a safe, nurturing and protective environment. To assist in establishing improved family relationships and wherever possible, family reunification. To establish community support systems and resources which will serve to assist in maintaining family relationships after a residential placement. To advocate for change in the child welfare system to increase supportive interventions for children and families.
The mission of the Fredericton SPCA is to: provide shelter and care for abandoned, abused and neglected animals; promote responsible pet guardianship; encourage and assist in the enforcement of all laws enacted for the protection of all animals; and create and sustain a general interest in animal welfare.
Fredericton Sexual Assault Crisis Centre
The Fredericton Sexual Assault Crisis Centre (FSACC) is a grassroots, not for profit community organization whose primary goal is reflected in a commitment to work towards the eradication of sexual violence.
Geary Headstart is a low-cost program designed to offer preschool aged children a chance to practice fairplay, sharing and listening skills as well as social and problem solving skills in preparation for school. Parents will have opportunities to increase their own skills in positive parenting and development.
Hospice Fredericton is a volunteer-based community program serving the Fredericton-New Maryland area. We believe in the philosophy of people helping people in the community and we do not charge for our services. Our mission is to provide the terminally ill and their families with comfort and support in the face of advanced illness, death and bereavement.
Jobs Unlimited exists to improve the lifestyle and dignity of mentally challenged individuals in Fredericton and the surrounding areas by facilitating employment and other developmental opportunities for our clients in the community and within the small businesses we operate. Jobs Unlimited is a caring not for profit organization using innovative professionally managed programs focused on meeting clients needs.
The John Howard Society of Fredericton Inc.
The John Howard Society of Fredericton Inc. is a community-based organization.
Laubach Literacy Fredericton
Laubach Literacy Fredericton has been active in the city since 1978. Our volunteer tutors use the proven Laubach Literacy methodology based on phonics and the use of visual aids to help students gain and improve their reading and numeracy skills.
Liberty Lane Inc.
Liberty Lane Inc. is a charitable organization offering a Second Stage Housing program and a Family violence Prevention outreach program to women and children who have experienced family violence.
Meals on Wheels of Fredericton Inc.
Meals on Wheels of Fredericton Inc. is a not-for-profit organization which provides nutritious meals and social support to seniors, disabled individuals, and those recovering from illness, surgery or injury; to assist them in the enhancement of a healthy and independent lifestyle.
Military Police Fund for Blind Children
This fund was founded in 1957 and specializes in assisting visually impaired Canadian children up to the age of 21. The fund is operated entirely by Canadian Military Police volunteers.
New Brunswick Association for Community Living (NBACL)
NBACL is a provincial, voluntary, non-profit organization that works on behalf of children and adults with intellectual disabilities and their families. NBACL supports families, provides training and education, does research, provides inclusive recreation and leisure opportunities and more.
OPAL Family Services
There is considerable stress associated with providing day-to-day care for an individual who has an intellectual disability. Caregivers need and require intervals of rest to recharge their batteries and help meet the challenges of parenting.
OPAL Family Services provides this respite time allowing parents to relax and rejuvenate, while knowing their child is being well cared for
Oromocto Community Residences Inc.
Oromocto Community Residences runs two non-profit community residences for adults with intellectual disabilities. We are a 24-hour facility responsible for the physical, social and emotional growth of our clientele.
Oromocto & Area SPCA
The objectives of the Oromocto & area SPCA are:
- To look after the physical and psychological welfare of abandoned abused and unwanted animals.
- To adopt each animal into a suitable and caring home.
- To promote humane attitudes and responsible pet ownership through public education.
- To eliminate euthanasia as a means of controlling the pet over-population.
- To protect and maintain the rights and dignity of all living things.
Oromocto Foodbank/Helpline Inc.
The Oromocto Food Clothing and Furniture Bank offers services to those in need in Oromocto and surrounding communities, provides some of the basic necessities in crisis and emergency situations.
Scouts Canada - Rivorton Region
To contribute to the education of young people, through a value system based on the Scout Promise and Law, to help build a better world where people are self-fulfilled as individuals and play a constructive role in society.
Sunbury West Headstart
Leadership in Community-based care.
- Delivery of innovative, comprehensive health and social services
- Influence in the development of health and social policy
Victorian Order of Nurses (VON) Fredericton, Oromocto & Woodstock
If you, or someone in your family, were recovering from an illness and needed home care, who would you trust? Most Canadians from coast to coast would say VON. The reason: at VON Canada (Victorian Order of Nurses), we believe in treating the whole person, not just their ailment. VON offers more than 75 different home care, personal support, and community services to enhance each client’s quality of life by providing them with the personal assistance and support needed to make them comfortable in their own home. We’ve been doing so for more than 110 years.
The YMCA of Fredericton is a charitable organization that works in partnership with our community to develop people in spirit, mind and body.
Youth in Transition
By modeling a stable home setting where each individual is treated with dignity and respect, Youth In Transition is attempting to reach some of New Brunswick's lost youth.