Baby Shower Held for Expectant Mothers

2016 - Community Baby Shower-1Unlike traditional baby showers filled with games, and kitschy decor, Colusa County Held a community baby shower aimed at informing parents and connecting them with available service providers.

“Most parents do not know how or know of the services available to them,” said Carrissa Bowers, “We assembled those services and made them available in one place. It’s all about making connections.”

It was a busy day for the program representatives as the event was well attended.

The Colusa County Community Baby Shower was held at the CCOE Education Village Multi-Purpose Room in Williams.

The service providers include:

First 5 Colusa

Community Advocates for Parents & Children

Colusa County Tobacco Education Program

Children’s Services, CCOE

Children’s Services

Colusa Family Resource for Children with Special Needs

CommuniCare

Colusa County Child Support

Ampla Health

eCenter Head Start Programs

Colusa County Department of Health & Human Services

Colusa County Free Library

Colusa County Behavioral Health

Planned Parent Hood

Glenn County Community Action Division

Family SOUP

Center for Healthy Families

Dignity Health

Family Action Centers of Colusa County

Ampla Health WIC

Colusa County Public Health

■ Colusa County Public Health

CPR/First Aid EMT

The event also provided information to expectant mothers on area birthing centers.

“This year we focused on water safety, and third hand smoke,” said Bowers.

First 5 Colusa County Coordinator, Ginger Harlow commented that she was thrilled with the day’s attendance.

The Colusa County Community Baby shower was a cumulative effort between First 5 Colusa County, the Community Advocates for Parents and Children, and the Colusa County Department of Public Health.

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