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Past Events

International Families Pizza Dinner and Meet & Greet

Date: Thursday, January 18, 2024 Time: 5:30 pm – 7 pm Location: Cumberland House, CIE, 33 St. George Street 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 … Read More

Family Free Skate

Date: Thursday, January 4, 2024 Time: 1 pm – 3 pm Location: Varsity Arena, 299 St. George Street 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 … Read More

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

Date: Wednesday, December 13, 2023 Time: 12:00 – 2:00 pm Location: The webinar link will be shared with you via email prior to the session start time. 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 … 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

Date: Tuesday, November 28, 2023 Time: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Location: The webinar link will be shared with you via email prior to the session start time. 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 … Read More

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

Date: Thursday, November 23, 2023 Time:  12:00 – 1:30 pm Location:  The webinar link will be shared with you via email prior to the session start time. 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 … Read More

Let’s Talk About Childcare Subsidies

Date: Monday, November 20, 2023 Time: 12:00 – 1:30 pm Location: The webinar link will be shared with you via email prior to the session start time. 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 … 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

Date: Wednesday, November 15, 2023 Time: 12:00 – 1:00 pm Location: Online – The link will be shared with you via email prior to the session start time or arrangements will be made (see below). This workshop is led by METRAC: Action on Violence. The workshop is open to all U of T community members who are interested … Read More

Pregnancy and Parental Leave Planning Webinar for Postdoctoral Fellows in CUPE Local 3902 (Unit 5)

Date: Wednesday, November 15, 2023Time: 12:00 – 1:30 pmLocation:  Zoom – access instructions will be emailed to you prior to the session Becoming a parent is one of the most monumental experiences in a person’s life. Unfortunately, children do not come with foolproof instructions! This workshop adopts a highly practical approach to preparing Postdoctoral Fellows represented by … Read More