Been missing Buns in the Oven at Bethany? We’re back at the NEW Bethany building this Tuesday, January 15 at 1 pm. (820 Woodroffe Ave near Carling) Come on by for lunch and check out the beautiful new building too!

Buns in the Oven at St Mary’s – December Schedule

 Dec 6  Orientation for New Pregnant Women; Pregnancy and Dental Hygiene Session

Dec 13 Christmas Cookie Decorating and Dinner, Children’s Crafts program

Dec 20 Christmas Belly and Baby pictures with Lisa

Dec 27 BUNS CANCELLED see you on Jan 3, 2013

Summer Fun!

Keep cool and have fun at St Mary’s!

Trips to the park

Water play in our yard

Sewing and quilting classes


PLUS all of our regular programs that rock!

A drop-in just for Dads!

If you are are looking for assistance or want to meet other young Dads, we provide a weekly, evening drop-in. Twice each month it  is a chance for Dads to play sports, talk and eat. On the other weeks it is a father/child group. You might also consider our 10 week parenting program for Dads. Call Brian, our Young Dads Counsellor, to find out more. 613-749-4584 x 711

New time for Bethany Buns in the Oven!

The same great program but at a new time! Starting on Tuesday, January 10th the Buns in the Oven program at Bethany Hope Centre  will be from 1 – 3 pm.

Come and check out us out…..same great program, new time of day.

Partners ARE welcome.


Best wishes for the holiday season!

Very best wishes for the holiday season and health

and happiness for 2012!

Halloween Fun

There was lots of Halloween fun at Buns in the Oven last week! Check out this amazing pumkin!




Buns in the Oven Cookbook by Pam Collacott

Pam Collacott’s 5th cookbook has just been released! It is a book of delicious recipes that are easy to follow and use affordable ingredients. Perfect for young families, students, seniors or anyone else who wants to make healthy, quick and great tasting food.

Pam has donated all of her time for the creation of this cookbook. All of the proceeds from the sale of the books will be returned to the Buns in the Oven, a prenatal nutrition program for pregnant youth. The book sells for $20.00 plus $3.50 shipping – here is the order form so get your copy today!

Copies can also be purchased in person at :

  • St Mary’s Home Young Parent Outreach Centre, 780 de l’Eglise Street, Monday-Friday, 8:30 am-4:00 pm.
  • Bethany Hope Centre, 820 Woodroffe, Ottawa, Monday-Friday, 9:00 am -4:00 pm.
  • My Toy Shop, 1136 Tighe Street, Manotick
  • King’s Valu-Mart, Richmond Shopping Plaza, Richmond ON  (613) 838-2141
  • Bread and Roses Bakery, 11 Beechwood Ave, Ottawa (613) 745-2087
  • Collected Works, 1242 Wellington St, West, Ottawa (6130 722-1265


Family Fun Day

One day to go!! The Family Fun Day is set for this Wednesday, June 29th starting at 10am!!

There will be a petting zoo, pony rides, bouncy castles, bubble blowing, face painting, a fortune teller and of course a delicious BBQ. The day will end will a most magnificent Magic Show!!

Rain or shine at St Mary’s Home Young Parent Outreach and Program Centre, 780 de L’Eglise!!