Home Alone Safety for Kids

First Aid Training Toronto Ontario

An SOS 4 Kids Program

This comprehensive safety program is designed to help families prepare their children, aged 9 and over, to be responsible and care for themselves safely when home alone. The course will encourage families to communicate in order to gain an understanding of each other’s concerns, needs, responsibilities, rules and expectations. It is a great step in helping to prepare your child or children for the exciting and sometimes scary event of leaving them without adult supervision.

The unique delivery model of the Home Alone Safety for Kids program reaches learning styles of all children. Innovative digital and traditional gaming techniques provide a fun and positive learning environment. Engaged participants learn valuable life skills to them make safer choices when on their own. Safety and accident prevention are the common theme throughout the program. Children will gain an understanding of emergencies and how to activate the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) system. They will also learn strategies to identify risks and hazards, and how to prevent injuries.

Topics covered during the course are:
  • Street smarts and bike safety
  • People safety (stranger danger vs. safe strangers and ‘not-so-stranger’ danger)
  • Online and internet safety
  • Healthy snacking and kitchen safety
  • Sibling rivalry
  • Preventing accidents
  • How to handle emergencies and other situations
  • Basic first aid skills

All participants receive the Home Alone Safety for Kids manual and a wallet-sized certificate of attendance at the end of the program.

Prerequisite: 9 – 11 years of age

Course Cost: $65 incl. HST

Location Course Dates Times Activity #
Havergal College Sunday December 1st 10:00 am – 5:00 pm LH20-5070
Havergal College Sunday January 12th 10:00 am – 5:00 pm LH20-5071
Havergal College Wednesday March 18th 10:00 am – 5:00 pm LH20-5072
Havergal College Sunday June 14th 10:00 am – 5:00 pm LH20-5073
Havergal College Thursday September 3rd 10:00 am – 5:00pm LH20-5074