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How Might We Create a More Family-Friendly UofT?  Student Parent Feedback Session

Date: Wednesday, June 19, 2019 Time: 10:00 – 11:30 am Location: Robarts Library, Family Study Space, 9th Floor, Room 9-002. The Innovation Hub​, in partnership with the Family Care Office, is looking to hear from student-parents on how U of T can be more family-friendly.  Join us to learn about the results of a research project … Read More

Family Event: Strolling with the FCO

Location Date and time (2019) AGO Wednesday, June 19, 2019 4:00 – 5:00 pm Meet at the Family Care Office, 214 College Street, Room #103 Riverdale Farm Wednesday, August 21, 2019 10:30 – 11:30 am Meet at the Meeting House, 201 Winchester Street Explore the city with other U of T parents and kids! Enjoy … Read More

Pregnancy and Parental Leave Planning Seminar for Postdoctoral Fellows in CUPE Local 3902 (Unit 5)

Date: Monday, June 17, 2019 Time: 12:00 – 1:30 pm Location: Koffler Student Services Centre, 214 College St., Room 313 Becoming a parent is one of the most monumental experiences in a person’s life. Unfortunately, children do not come with foolproof instructions! This workshop adopts a highly practical approach to preparing Postdoctoral Fellows represented by CUPE … Read More

Online Chat for Prospective and Current Student Families

Dates: TBA Location: Online (link will be emailed) Get the information you need from the comfort of your own computer/phone. A Family Care Advisor will be available to chat and answer questions on: Child care & child care subsidies Schools Children’s programs Balancing study and family (and work too, if that is your case) How … Read More

At Home Alone (P.A. Day)

Date: Friday, June 7, 2019 (P.A. Day) Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Location: Koffler Student Services Centre, 214 College St., Room 313 A fun workshop to help families prepare their 9 – 14 year old to be home alone safely. This interactive workshop for parents and their 9 – 14 year olds will help: Communicate together … Read More

Mindful Parenting (4 Week Course) — FULL

Date: FULL Thursdays, June 6, June 13, June 20 Time: 12:00 – 1:00 pm Location: Koffler Student Services Building, 214 College St., Room 313 In this Mindful Parenting series, we will apply mindfulness principles to the experience of parenting as a way to build a strong parent-child relationship and increase the well-being of both parent and … Read More

From Cohabitation to Divorce: What You Should Know About Family Law

Date: Tuesday, May 28, 2019 Time: 1:00 – 2:00 pm Location: Koffler Student Services Building, Room 313 Come hear an experienced family lawyer discuss the following important questions: Common law relationships – what rights and obligations do you have? Cohabitation agreements and marriage contracts – what’s the difference? when do you need one? “I want to … Read More

Making Your Own Babyfood

Date: Tuesday, May 14, 2019 Time: 1:00 – 2:00 pm Location: Koffler Student Services Centre, 214 College St., Room 313 Cooking your own baby food is easy and affordable, and best of all you know exactly what’s in it! Learn to: Use simple equipment to make baby food Know how and when to introduce solid … Read More

Family Event: Bike Mechanics for Kids

Date: Saturday, May 11, 2019 Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Location: Bahen patio (entrance through College St. between the U of T Bookstore and the Fields Institute) Bring your kids (up to 14 yrs. old) to learn how to keep their bikes in top condition, including bike mechanics, maintenance and safety. Stick around after the … Read More

Pregnancy/Parental/Adoption/Primary Caregiver Leave Planning Seminar (U of T Scarborough)

Date: Friday, May 10, 2019 Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Location: HR Conference Room BV540, U of T Scarborough Please register early. Registration closes 1 week prior to each workshop. Becoming a parent is one of the most monumental experiences in a person’s life. Unfortunately, children do not come with foolproof instructions! Combining a career … Read More