The doors are locked, but SIGN is not closed

At SIGN (Society for the Involvement of Good Neighbors) the way we provide services has changed.

The doors are locked, and SIGN staff is working from home as of March 24, in order to ensure the safety and health of clients and staff during the Covid-19 pandemic, said a release. At this time there is no set schedule for how long the new way of providing services will have to be in place.

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“We continue to look for innovative ways to implement programs and services while adhering to safety protocols and standards. We thank you for your patience and understanding during this challenging time,” the release said.

Please note that any information stated here may change at any time, based on the ongoing advice and guidance from Saskatchewan government ministries and provincial and local health authorities.

Kamsack Family Resource Centre

FRC staff is available to families via phone, text, Facebook Messenger and email for any questions they have.

We are not open for families to play, but can be contacted by text, message or phone with: parenting questions (kiddo not eating? Potty training problems? sleeping issues? Tantrums?); early learning questions (looking for activities to do at home? Send us a message if you’re looking for ideas! We’ve got lots); family wellness questions (need a meal idea that’s quick and easy? We can send you a recipe. Looking for something fun to do outside? Feeling anxious and just need to check in with someone?); information and referrals (looking for health information? Info on your child’s development?).

The FRC can phone many different agencies and access many different resources to help find  answers.

Call or text Megan at 306-590-8070 or Andrea at 306-590-7535.

Call the office at 306-542-1010, use Facebook Messenger or email kamsackfrc@signyorkton.ca.

Positive Impact

The program continues to operate in Kamsack, but the Yorkton office hours are suspended because of the closure of SIGN on Broadway. We are keeping in contact with Yorkton clients through Turning Point staff and by text for those who have access to that option.

We are working with the Kamsack community to address the closure of all free lunch options in town. More details will be provided when available.

We are working with public health, Indigenous Services Canada outreach and mobile teams and Stepping Stones staff to support them however possible, including gathering information for staff and clients on government programs available, food options, harm reduction supply distribution, transportation and more.