Since August 2008, Kasia Boesche, the Bi-Lingual Family Transition Co-ordinator, has been busy supporting parents and children within parent and toddler groups, pre-school education centres and daycare centres within Inverness and the surrounding area.
Kasia provides a listening ear to families' problems relating to early years health and childcare services and helps to bridge any understanding that may arise. She also translates information and acts as an interpreter working alongside other childcare and health professionals.
Kasia has also being working with Julia Nelson, Health Development Officer – Early Years, NHS Highland, translating Play@Home training cards into Polish. Kasia has also been invited by Health Visitors to support Polish 'new mums' attending the Breast Feeding Project each Wednesday.
'Crossing Borders' is delivered by CALA in partnership with the Highland Council Childcare Partnership