Individual Appointments

If you are seeking support and resources on any personal family matters, whether you are on the UTM, UTSC or St. George campus, a family care advisor is available to meet with you to discuss your particular situation. Book a confidential appointment to discuss:

  • Planning for a child, pregnancy, resources for new parents
  • The University’s pregnancy / parental / adoption / primary caregiver leave policies
  • Family leaves
  • Child care, schools & other programs for children
  • Services and supports for an aging family member
  • Balancing work, study & family
  • Parenting strategies
  • Bereavement resources
  • Separation & divorce resources

To book an appointment, please email us with the following information: your student or personnel number, U of T employee group and/or your union affiliation if applicable, and a brief explanation of your inquiry.

Are you a student with family obligations? Schedule a one-on-one meeting with Helen Reddy Katz, Family Care Advisor

Are you a student with family commitments and wonder how the university can help you? Questions could be on diverse topics such as balancing your studies and family obligations, childcare, schools and other family issues. Book your appointment to speak with a Family Care Advisor.

Drop-in Advising for UFH Residents

Helen Reddy Katz, FCO Family Care Advisor, is available for drop-in appointments in the lobby of 35 Charles Street from 3 – 4 pm on most Thursdays. Drop by to discuss:

  • Pregnancy
  • Parental leave planning
  • Childcare
  • Schools
  • Childcare subsidies
  • Networking opportunities with other student families
  • Any other question you might have