Family and Parenting Support

Drop-ins, programs and one-on-one consultations for parents of young children.

Tuesdays at 12pm (parenting infants 0-1 month)Zoom
Tuesdays at 3:30pm (parenting babies 1-3 months) – Zoom

ASK US TEA TIME – New topics every week!
Mondays, at 2-3pm with Anisa – Zoom
Wednesdays, at 1-2pm with Maria – Zoom

FAMILY and PARENTING WORKSHOPS – A new topic is presented each week.
Tuesdays at 6-7pm – Zoom
Saturdays at 11am-12pm – Zoom

One-on-one consultation available, as well as information, referrals and support regarding parenting and pregnancy.
Contact for an appointment:

Gillian 613-722-4000 x 203
Rana 613-722-4000 x 246
A parenting program offered to families with children 0-6 years old. Share and learn about a variety of parenting topics.

Mondays, 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Debra Dynes Family House, 955 Debra Avenue
Contact Rana 613-722-4000 x 246
An approach to parenting that teaches children and guides their behaviour, while respecting their rights to healthy development, protection from violence, and participation in their learning. Offered to families with children ages 0-6 years. Snack/meal and childcare included!
Fridays: February 14 to April 3, 2020
Parent Workshops: 10:00-noon; Playgroup/group access: noon-1:30 pm
Carlington CHC, 900 Merivale Road
Contact Karen 613-747-7800 ext. 3603
Information and Resources
Do you have questions about how your child is growing?
Bedtime routines? Teething? Mealtime?
About activities in the community?
About childcare options? Ask our Early Childhood Educators for information, resources and support!
See our calendar for dates and times.
Learn to make affordable, healthy family meals while sharing parenting experiences with other mothers of young children.

Second and last Monday of the month, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Debra Dynes Family House, 955 Debra Avenue
Contact Rana 613-722-4000 x246
Health and parenting program for women interested in learning about parenting, health issues, nutrition.

First Monday of the month, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Carlington CHC
900 Merivale Road
Contact Rana 613-722-4000 x246
An informal parenting support group led by an Early Childhood Educator.
2 hours/week for 6 weeks.
• September 2019 in Arabic
• November 2019 in Spanish
Seasonal program. Check our calendar for dates and times.
• Backpack Adventures: Get ready for school! For children starting JK in the Fall.
• Family Maths: Using every day material to learn basic maths! For children 4-6 year old.
• Workshops: On various child development and parenting topics
Check our calendar for dates and times.
Are you pregnant?
Do you have a newborn?
You can come to Buns in the Oven the moment you learn you are pregnant and stay until your child is six months old.
We cook and eat together, while learning about pregnancy and babies
See calendar for dates and times