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Kids & Company – Parenting Strategies for Teens and Tweens with Alyson Schafer
Date: May 11, 2021

On May 18th, join Alyson Schafer for a webinar that will help you refresh your parenting approach and learn new skills! In this workshop, designed for parents of children aged 9–19, parents will learn the changes that happen in this unique 10-year span of life called “adolescence”. Use Kids & Company discount code kidsco for 20% off. Register here.  


UTM Childcare Grant
Date: May 4, 2021

UTM offers financial support each academic session for qualified full-time and part-time undergraduate and graduate students with childcare provider expenses. These grants are provided through the generous support of all UTM students, in addition to the financial aid available from campus, university and other sources. Deadline for Winter 2021 application is May 28, 2021 at 5pm. Apply today!


Experiences of Families: A Research Study
Date: May 4, 2021

This study titled “United we stand, divided we falter: Advancing a Family-Centred Agenda for Research on Caregiving” led by Dr. Charmaine Williams (P.I.) and Dr. Toula Kourgiantakis (Co-I), hopes to broaden the way to understand how family members cope with mental illness as one of many caring and caregiving tasks in families. The research hopes that sharing families’ stories will contribute to more responsive services, policies, and new resources for families. If you know a family who may be interested or if you are someone living with mental health concerns or a family member of someone with mental health concerns, contact Alexa Kirkland.


Charles St. Daycare – Infant Spaces Available!
Date: March 31, 2021

The Charles St. Daycare has infant spaces available with priority given to students living in Student Family Housing.


Family Care Office: Service Update
Date: February 12, 2021

We remain open remotely and available to provide support to members of our community. We will predominately be providing our services remotely through phone and videoconferencing.  We encourage individuals to contact us by phone or email to set-up an appointment. We remain dedicated to ensuring our services remain accessible and uphold our commitment to confidentiality and privacy. Please note that we will not be taking drop-in appointments at this time. Our Office hours are Monday to Friday, from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. To access support, we request that individuals e-mail family.care@utoronto.ca or call (416-978-0951) to book an appointment. For more information, please visit our website at https://familycare.utoronto.ca/ All information regarding the University’s response to the COVID-19 coronavirus can be found on the University of Toronto website. Responses to many Frequently Asked Questions from the U of T community about the coronavirus are also available.

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