Make Parenting a Pleasure Series – Week 16 of 16

CAN Council - Saginaw County 1311 N. Michigan Avenue, Saginaw, MI

Free parent support series for parents, grandparents and caregivers of children ages 0-8.  Connect with other parents and learn to: • Get along better with your child using play • Encourage good behavior with praise • Set clear limits • Be a happy parent A meal and weekly incentives are provided at each class meeting. Bus passes available.   Every Tuesday starting Oct 29th, 2019 - Feb 25th, 2020 (Skipping Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve) 16-week course meets from 4:00-6:30PM on Tuesdays at the CAN Council in Saginaw. Register today by calling 989.752.7226


April is Child Abuse Prevention Month!

Child Abuse Prevention Month is going virtual, and we want you to join us. Follow us on Facebook to keep up with what’s happening: • Kid-friendly Safer, Older, Smarter and Berenstain Bears Learn About Strangers Program video presentations by CAN Council Prevention Education Coordinators • Child Abuse Prevention tips and education from the CAN Council’s Prevention Programming • Resources relevant to stress, anxiety and mental health management, talking to children about the COVID-19 Pandemic, adjusting to the “new normal”, etc. • Collaborations with other community organizations featuring learning and arts & crafts activities In these uncertain times, the children in our region...

2020 Virtual Baby Academy


Parenting is tough stuff; this year’s Baby Academy offers a variety of child-rearing resources all in one place: the CAN Council’s Facebook Page! Presented by Glastender Inc., the CAN Council will offer parenting resources from multiple local experts, along with fun activities all week long! Expectant parents, parents with babies up to 1-year-old, grandparents and other key support people are invited to participate in our virtual scavenger hunt. The first 100 participants of the scavenger hunt will receive a prize package of all sorts of baby parenting goodies! No contact pick-up appointments will be arranged post-event. Tune-in to our Facebook...


Stewards of Children: Mini Training


Learn to prevent, recognize and react responsibly to child sexual abuse. Stewards of Children: Mini is a 20-minute condensed version of CAN's Stewards of Children prevention training, with a focus on the 5 Steps to Protecting Children. Learn more about the program here: This event is free, and open to the public! Join via Zoom here: Password: minisoc

2021 GolfSit Fundraiser

Bird Creek Golf Club 7850 N. VanDyke Rd., Port Austin, MI

The CAN Council is excited to be combining Huron county's annual Golf Outing and Roof Sit for a whole new concept beginning this year - GolfSit! Presented by Thumb Bank & Trust, join us on Wednesday, June 23 at Bird Creek Golf Club in Port Austin, Michigan for a day full of fun and philanthropy! There are two ways to participate - either as a Fundraising Team or as a Golf Team. Fundraising Teams have the opportunity to raise funds through independent fundraising efforts beginning April 1st, up until the event date! Teams can consider hosting any type of fundraising...

2021 Ducky Derby & Family Fun Fest


Join us ONLINE the week of August 9th - August 13th for this year's Ducky Derby! Presented by Jolt Credit Union, the 9th Annual Ducky Derby & Family Fun Fest is an opportunity to celebrate summer and the children in our community. ‘Duck in’ to our Facebook page daily for new activities and resources: • Fun family activities • Ducky Derby rubber duck race. Raffle license #R61311: * (1:00 p.m. Friday, August 13, via Facebook Live) * Take part in the duck race by adopting a duck for just $5, for a chance to waddle away with prizes, including a...

2021 Community Needs Assessment

CAN Council - Saginaw County 1311 N. Michigan Avenue, Saginaw, MI

Are you a caregiver, parent, or grandparent? Do you serve children and families at work? You can help us better serve children and families by sharing your thoughts. Join the CAN Council in-person or virtually for our Community Needs Assessment Meeting!  September 20 | 12-1:30pm | Lunch provided (no cost) In-person meeting | CAN Council | 1311 N. Michigan Ave. Saginaw, MI 48602 | Please RSVP 989.752.7226 | Event Flyer   Click HERE to join us on Zoom Have questions? Call us at: 989.752.7226