NEWS


Service Update
Date: July 21, 2022

Our office will be closed between 5:00pm - 6:00 pm on Tuesday July 26th, and August 2nd. During this time, please email family.care@utoronto.ca or call us at 416-978-0951 the following day. The office will also be closed August 4th, 5th and 8th.  Please contact family.care@utoronto.ca or call us at 416-978-0951.  All non-urgent email messages will be responded to by August 8th.  Our apologies for any inconvenience.


Wanted: Student Parent & Student Carer Peer Mentors
Date: April 12, 2022

We are looking for student parents and student carers (caring for family members other than their own children) who have been at U of T for at least one year and can share their practical skills on how to better integrate studies and family life. Student mentors will receive Co-Curricular Record recognition. Training provided. Interested students are asked to fill out and mail the application form. To apply, visit here.


Connect with other students with family responsibilities
Date: March 21, 2022

Connect with other students with family responsibilities on your own time, ask questions of each other, share experiences! Click on this link to join the Family Care Office WhatsApp group: https://chat.whatsapp.com/BjSO5OG3xSg8AqdPGEGCIv. 

Please note, this group is not moderated by a Family Care Office staff member but is rather your opportunity to connect with other students with family responsibilities.


Are you a student who is becoming a parent?
Date: March 18, 2022

There are many students on campus who successfully complete their programs of study while caring for a new child. In preparation, we recommend browsing our tip sheets which provide information on relevant policies and resources, and the information under Pregnancy & Adoption. We also suggest registering for one of our parenting workshops. Learn more.


Family Care Office: Service Update
Date: February 4, 2022

Our campus office is open February 14, 2022. Our office hours are Monday to Friday from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m and Tuesdays until 6:00 p.m.  Please note that we will not be taking drop-in appointments at this time. We will continue to predominately be providing our services remotely through phone and videoconferencing. If you are a student who wishes an in-person appointment, please contact us by phone or email to set-up an appointment. If you are student who wishes a virtual appointment, you may contact us or consider setting up an appointment with a Family Care Advisor.  All other individuals, please contact us by phone or email to set-up a virtual appointment. We remain dedicated to ensuring our services remain accessible and uphold our commitment to confidentiality and privacy. 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.

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