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COVID-19 Activity Guide
Date: March 24, 2020

The University of Toronto's Early Learning Centre has created a COVID-19 Activity Guide with ideas for activities parents can do with their children during this time.


Family Care Office: Service Update
Date: March 17, 2020

We remain open and available to provide support to members of our community.  As of Tuesday, March 17, 2020, we will predominately be providing our services remotely through phone and videoconferencing.  We encourages individuals to contact us by phone or email to set-up an appointment. As advised by the Vice President and Provost to cancel all discretionary and non-academic events in response to COVID-19, the Family Care Office, under the direction of the Division of Human Resources & Equity will be cancelling all non-essential events from today until the end of April.  Where possible, we are currently moving some of our workshops to a virtual format, and we will be in contact with all registrants for these workshops. We hope to be able to return to standard operations in the coming weeks. We remain dedicated to ensuring our services remain accessible and uphold our commitment to confidentiality and privacy. Requests for in-person appointments will be assessed on an individual basis. Please note that we will not be taking drop-in appointments at this time. Our Office hours remain the same, 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.


Kids & Company Webinar: Finding Work-Life Balance with Parenting Consultant Sylvia Corzato
Date: March 16, 2020

Kids & Company will be hosting a live session for Staff and Faculty only with Parenting Consultant Sylvia Corzato to discuss how to navigate the balance between working and parenting through these challenging times. Join on Tuesday, March 31st at 11:00 a.m. Register at: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_lxMCWG3gRVCo-d1LJWUktQ

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Join Our Online Child Development Module Series
Date: January 15, 2020

Becoming a parent doesn't come with full-proof instructions, and can be a very rewarding but also challenging journey! From infancy to school-age, our online workshop series is designed to provide parents useful and practical child development information, strategies and resources. Access to the series will go live on Monday, February 10 and access to the series content will be available with the password until April 30, 2020. Visit the Child Development Module Series for more information, and if you would like the password to access this module, please email family.care@utoronto.ca.

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