About Us


The Family Care Office is guided by our:


Supporting: providing services and resources to meet diverse family needs

Caring: listening and acting with concern for the wellbeing of every individual in the University of Toronto community

Respect: treating people with dignity


University of Toronto is a leader in supporting you in your family life as you learn and work


The Family Care Office provides confidential guidance, resources, referrals, educational programming and advocacy for the University of Toronto community and their families. We raise awareness of family care issues central to the achievement of education and employment equity at the University of Toronto.

Who We Serve

The Family Care Office supports current University of Toronto students, staff, faculty, post-doctoral fellows and their families with any family care related issue. The FCO has always emphasized an inclusive definition of family.

Family Status

If you are experiencing discrimination or harassment on a family status issue, and you would like additional support, we encourage you to reach out to the Family Care Office.

Staff Picture Fall 2019
From left: Francesca Dobbin, Kaye Francis, Maria Jardim, Melanie Desroches and Dunya Mojadiddi. 

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Your feedback is very important to us. We appreciate you sending email to family.care@utoronto.ca any comments and suggestions to help us improve our services and programs. Thank you!