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Programs and Services

Families / Family and Parenting Support

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Individual Family and Parenting Support

One-on-one consultation available with Family Support worker, as well as information, referrals and support regarding parenting and pregnancy. By appointment only. In person and online. Call 613-722-4000 ext. 246 or 203

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Parenting Newborns and Infants

Join our Family Support Worker for Q & A sessions about parenting newborns and infants. This Facebook group is open to all Ottawa residents who are pregnant or parenting a child under 6 months. For more information, call 613-722-4000 ext. 203.  For days and times, please see our CALENDAR

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Snack and Chat

Health and parenting program for women interested in learning about parenting, health issues, nutrition. For more information, call 613-722-4000 ext. 246.  For days and times, please see our CALENDAR

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Supporting Neighbourhood Caregivers

Training program for anyone interested in offering childcare in their home. Five to eight-week sessions offered in English and Arabic. Online, seasonal program.  For information, call 613-722-4000 ext. 246   For days and times, please visit our CALENDAR

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Positive Discipline

An approach to parenting that support parent guide and teach their child in a way that protects and socializes them to have self-control, be independent, and respect themselves and others. For families with children ages 0–6 years. Online, seasonal program.  CURRENTLY ON HOLD.  For information email

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Nobody's Perfect

COMING SOON!  Meet with other parents of young children ages 0-5 years.  Share questions or concerns and ideas about being a parent.  Learn about child development, safety, health and behaviour.  Talk about real-life parenting experiences.  Work together with the support of a trained facilitator to discover ways of positive parenting.