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Placentia & Outreach Area Family Resource Centre

Contact: Serena Pomeroy

Address:P.O. Box 156
Placentia, NL
A0B2Y0

Stepping Stones

Family Resource Centres (FRCs) are community-based organizations that deliver programs to promote positive parent-child interactions intended to support healthy child development. They offer a variety of programs and services to families with children ages 0-6. They provide a play-based, developmentally appropriate environment for children and a safe and supportive setting for parents. Programs are flexible to meet community needs and may include:

  • Drop-in programs focusing on parent-child interaction
  • Group training and parent support groups (e.g. Nobody’s Perfect)
  • Resource materials on parenting, child development, wellness and community services
  • Lending Libraries such as toys and books
  • Exchange Services such as clothing
  • Community family events, gatherings and celebrations
  • Services in partnership with other stakeholders, such as pregnancy and post-natal supports
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Placentia Area Historical Society

Contact: Tom O'Keefe

Address:P.O. Box 233
Placentia , NL
A0B 2Y0

Follow the link to the official website of the Placentia Area Historical Society (PAHS, a nonprofit and registered charity) and the O’Reilly House Museum. The site has been set up to provide information about the Society and the Museum and to promote the history of the Placentia area (Ancient French Capital). Here you will learn about the region’s history, the O’Reilly House Museum and other projects to promote that history. You will also become aware of what is available in the way of historic sites, materials or artifacts.

Placentia (or Placencia and Plaisance as it was once called ), a community on the east side of Placentia Bay and west side of the Avalon Peninsula in the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, has a great history of occupation going back to the 1500s. There are reports of early visits from the Basque, Portuguese, Spanish, aboriginals and others. Besides being a onetime capital (1662 to 1713) for the French in Newfoundland it also has an interesting history associated with the English (who also used it is as their capital), the Irish and, in more recent times, the Americans. There are a number of locations of old forts, one of which has been developed as the Castle Hill National Historic Site.

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Placentia Area Theatre d’Heritage

Contact: Cyril Bambrick

Address:Box 651
68 Orcan Drive
Placentia, NL
A0B 2Y0

PATH, Placentia Area Theatre d’Heritage, is a non-profit organization established in 1994. We present a living interpretation of significant parts of our French and English history, providing visitors and locals with entertainment that reflects our unique culture.

​PATH is proud to have an eclectic group of people with a wide range of skills, from students to professionals, bringing our summer theatre program to life.

Placentia Bay Cultural Arts Centre

Contact: The Town of Placentia

Address:Town Square
Placentia, NL
A0B2Y0

Located in the heart of Placentia, in the Town Square, is the Placentia Bay Cultural Arts Centre. This state-of-the-art multipurpose facility in one of the crown jewels of Placentia’s many cultural assets. The facility is fully equipped for cultural events and performances, including audio visual services and dressing facilities. The flexible character of the centre enables it to be easily adapted as a workshop and conference space, as well as a premier venue for receptions and catered events, exhibit and gallery space.

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Placentia Lions Club

Address:P.O. Box 281
Placentia, NL
A0B2Y0

When caring people join together, roll up their sleeves and take action to make their community better, it’s a beautiful thing—and an incredible feeling for everyone involved. That’s Lions. Being a Lion is about leading by example, building relationships and improving the world through kindness. It’s 1.4 million caring men and women serving together so they can make a lasting impact and change more lives.

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Port of Argentia

Contact: Ray Greene

Address:1 Augusta Place
Argentia, NL
A0B 1W0

Port of Argentia owns and operates the Argentia Northside & Southside Industrial Parks; Argentia Sunset RV Park; and the Backland Trails. The Port is the host site of Husky & partners CGS construction in support of the WWRP.

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Power’s Ambulance Service Ltd.

Contact: Wayne Power

Address:P.O. Box 81
46 Freshwater Crescent
Freshwater, NL
A0B 1W0

Serving the community since 1984, Power’s Ambulance Service Ltd. provides road ambulance service to the Placentia Area. The service is staffed by trained and professional Paramedics and Emergency Medical Responders who are registered and certified with the Newfoundland and Labrador Provincial Medical Oversight Program. Certified training in First Aid and CPR is available upon request.

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The Print & Sign Shop

Contact: John Barnes

Address:131 McNamera Dr
Unit 1
Paradise , NL
A1L 0A7

Our roots in the industry extend as far back as the early 1900’s, while the industry has changed greatly, our commitment to customer satisfaction has remained our priority. We provide competitive prices and exceptional service to our customers. Let our experienced and knowledgeable staff work with you to ensure an efficient and cost effective solution to your media needs.

Our Goal
At The Print & Sign Shop we strive to be the best in the business. We are committed to providing our customers with an unparallelled level of customer service and the best value for their money.