|Record #: NIA5798
||Last Modified: 13 Feb 2013
||Last Full Update: 13 Feb 2013
|Description & Services|
|Areas Served||Haldimand County ; Niagara Region ; Norfolk County|
|Description||An educational facility that provides safety education to all children across the Niagara Region. Students in kindergarten to grade eight are taught by uniformed officers including Police, Fire, Emergency Medical Services (Paramedics) and Emergency Management (Be Disaster Ready) Students are bussed in from across the Region and come for half day or full day to participate in a hands-on learning experience to give them the knowledge and confidence to remain calm in an emergency situation. |
The curriculum is in line with the Ministry of Education guidelines and is approved by the area school boards. Also provides safety education to community groups such as Community Living, Home Schoolers, Girl Guides & Scouts, Special Needs youth/adults and Seniors. Can also provide one-on-one instruction between one of the officers and a child who is experiencing anxieties or fears.
The cost for a half day is $3 per child and a $2 donation per parent volunteer. Cost for full day is $5 per child and a $2 donation per parent volunteer. The full day program allows children to bring their lunches and eat at the Safety Village.
To learn more about the programs or tour the facility, please contact the office.
Also rents out rooms to various organizations and groups, please contact for details.
Check Niagara Safety Village on Facebook for information, special events and safety tips
|Hours||Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm or By Appointment|
|Languages||English ; French - by chance|
|Application||Packages for class trips are sent to each school at the beginning of the school year. If you require additional forms please contact the office.|
|Fees||Program - $3 per child for half day or $5 per child for full day. $2 donation per parent volunteer|
|Events||Bicycle Rodeo June 1, 2013 |
Lobsterfest/Silent Auction June 28, 2013
10th Anniversary Celebration Fall 2013
|Address & Map|
|Located In Community||Welland|
|Intersection||Woodlawn Rd and Chippawayan Blvd|
|After Hours Phone||Answering Machine|
|Primary Contact||Shirley Cordiner, Executive Director; Phone: 905-714-9333; Fax: 905-714-1214; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Alternate Contact||Nikki O'Carroll, Coordinator, Programs and Special Events; Phone: 905-714-4446; Fax: 905-714-1214; Email: email@example.com|
|Primary Executive||Brian Bratt, Chair, YMCA of Niagara; Phone: 905-646-9622 ext 375; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Alternate Executive||Rick Tarajos, Vice-Chair; Phone: 905-892-9249; Email: email@example.com|
|Service Level||(51) Non Profit Charity|
|Meetings||Board Meetings are the 2nd Tue of the month|
|Print Material||Available upon request|
|Subjects||Children ; Education ; Fire prevention ; Health ; Safety ; Seniors ; Youth|
|Broader Terms||Adults ; Age groups ; Safety|