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May 2024

Supporting a Family Member who is Navigating Cancer Wednesday, May 8 • 12:00 – 1:00 pm How to Adopt Thursday May 9, 2024 • 12:00 – 1:00 pm Supporting our Kids: Gender and Sexual Diversity Wednesday, May 15 • 12:00 – 1:30 pm Stroll with the Curator: A Tour of The Love that Remains Friday, … Read More

International Families Pizza Dinner and Meet & Greet

Whether you’re brand new to the University or just exploring your campus resources, this event is for you! International student families are invited for a pizza dinner at the Centre for International Experience (CIE), co-hosted by CIE and the Family Care Office.  Meet other student families from around the globe and talk to representatives from … Read More

Family Free Skate

U of T student families are invited to kick off 2024 with a family-friendly skate at Varsity Arena. This event is hosted by First Nations House, Multi-Faith Centre and the Family Care Office. Everyone is welcome with encouragement for Indigenous community and families. This free event includes: Free adult skate rental, free skate sharpening, and … Read More

Keeping our Kids Safe: A Seminar Discussing Children’s Safety

Parents and caregivers want to do the best they can to ensure that the children and youth in their care are happy and safe. This workshop is for everyone who is interested in learning the concepts of helping to keep children and youth safe from harm (including physical, sexual, emotional harm, community violence, bullying, and … Read More

Preparing for Early Years Child Care

Date: Wednesday November 29, 2023 Time: 12:00 – 1:00pm Location: The webinar link will be shared with you via email prior to the session start time. In this session parents will learn how they can prepare themselves and their child before starting child care. Find out what an average day at child care looks like … Read More

How To Talk to Your Kids About Anti-Black Racism

This virtual workshop provides foundational knowledge for understanding anti-Black racism in Canada including key terminology, ideological framework, and historical information. The workshop focuses on debunking the myth of the great free north, understanding Canada’s legacies of colonialism and enslavement, and understanding the ways in which anti-Black racism manifests today. Participants will consolidate their knowledge using … Read More

Elder Care: Caregiver Stress and Building Resilience (for those dealing with dementia)

Reduce your caregiver stress by exploring the different types of caregiver stress and coping strategies, increasing awareness of the importance of self care and learning about supportive services. Facilitator:  Zahra Amarshi, Caregiver Education Coordinator with the Alzheimer Society Toronto

Let’s Talk About Childcare Subsidies

While childcare costs in the GTA can be high, many families are eligible for government subsidies to help offset fees.  In this webinar, City of Toronto staff will provide information on the subsidy process, from eligibility, to applying to finding a childcare centre where your subsidy can be used.  Join us for more information on … Read More

Mental Health for New Parents

Date: Monday, November 20, 2023 Time: 12:00 pm– 1:00 pm Location: The Zoom link will be shared with you via email prior to the session start time. This workshop will explore issues that new parents face and how they can find resources and support during pre and post-pregnancy. Most new parents struggle with a lack of … Read More

Family Violence: Laws & Supports

This workshop is led by METRAC: Action on Violence. The workshop is open to all U of T community members who are interested in learning more about laws and supports for those experiencing family violence. The workshop will give attendees tools and knowledge to support others who are experiencing family violence and to seek supports … Read More