Skip Ribbon Commands
Skip to main content

​​​​​​BabySteps

Mothers must be limited-income and pregnant to enroll. BabySteps offers twice weekly education classes and community building activities. By attending, parents earn points which can be spent in the BabySteps Boutique for items such as diapers, wipes, baby clothing, and more. Supportive spouses, partners and family members are welcome to attend.​​

St. Michael's Logo.png

BabySteps-ADA is a program of Family Advocates and a ministry of St. Michael's Episcopal Cathedral. 

BabySteps-CANYON is a program of Family Advocates and a ministry of the Caldwell Church of Christ.

Community

Location

Day

Time

Boise/Ada

St. Michael's Episcopal Cathedral

518 N. 8th Street. Boise, 83702 

*On the corner of 8th and Washington. Entrance is behind building near parking lot. 

Tuesday

1:00-3:00 pm 

New Participant registration at 12:30

Boise/Ada

St. Michael's Episcopal Cathedral

518 N. 8th Street. Boise, 83702

*On the corner of 8th and Washington. Entrance is behind building near parking lot.

Thursday

 

4:00-6:00 pm

New Participant registration at 3:30

Caldwell/Canyon

Caldwell Church of Christ

4012 10th Ave. Caldwell, 83605

*On the corner of 10th and Ustick. Entrance is on left side of building. Follow sidewalk to side door.

Wednesday

1:00-3:00 pm

New participant registration at 12:30​


​​Referrals

BabySteps is open to all limited-income pregnant moms, as well as single-dads, other caregivers, and families. Participants can refer themselves, or can be referred through their doctors or other service providers. You do NOT need to call or schedule an appointment for registration at BabySteps. Registration is 30 minutes prior to daytime educational programs. Enrollment takes approximately 45 minutes, and participants are invited to stay after to attend class.


Tell me more about BabySteps…

Pregnant and parenting moms and their support (friends, family, spouses) are invited to attend education classes about a wide range of topics relating to parenting—there are almost 75 possible class topics and professional instructors who volunteer at BabySteps. Examples of class include Making Homemade Baby Food with a Nutritionist, Relaxation and Stress Relief with a Nurse, Safe Medications During Pregnancy, and more!  After attending class participants are able to spend the points they've earned from attending class and doing healthy activities (like receiving prenatal care, doing book reports, attending stroller-exercise group, and more) in the BabySteps boutique. Free childcare is available any time BabySteps is open. ​

​​​​