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Location & Hours

The Family Care Office is located at 215 Huron Street, 6th Floor. Open 9 am – 5 pm Mondays through Fridays, and until 6 pm on Tuesdays. Also available by email at family.care@utoronto.ca or 416-978-0951.

Student Caregivers Connect

Every Wednesday from 1 pm – 2 pm, student parents and caregivers are invited to come online for a virtual chat. This is a great opportunity to gain support and encouragement in a peer-to-peer environment. Family Care Office peer mentors will be present at all sessions. Drop in, starting November 23rd on MS Teams and … Read More

Kids & Company Exclusive Benefits

U of T is a corporate partner of Kids & Company. As such, U of T employees have access to special offers on products and services from Kids & Company’s family-friendly providers, access to Kids & Company’s webinars, workshops, deals, and discounts. Here’s a sneak peek into what you will get via the Kids & … Read More

Drop-in Peer Mentor Hours

Looking to talk to a fellow student with family responsibilities? Rima, our Peer Mentorship Coordinator, will be meeting with students every Wednesday starting October 5th, from 10am – 12pm to discuss peer issues around balancing school and family, and questions about our mentorship program. To book your meeting with Rima, visit Mentorship Office Hours and … Read More

Childcare Spaces Available on Campus

Childcare spaces available at the following locations: Early Learning Centre: St. George Campus ELC UTM location has toddler and preschool spaces available. Please contact early.learning.centre@utoronto.ca for further information

Redefining Traditional: Making Higher Education Family-Friendly

Open to students across all post-secondary institutions, Redefining Traditional is an online community for student parents, their partners and supporters. This community aims to equip student parents with the tools needed to successfully navigate their multifarious roles, engage them to join a cross-institutional community of belonging, and support them by facilitating productive dialogue among advocates … Read More

Kids and Company: Kidco at Home

Kids and Company has created Kidco at Home, an online family resource centre to support families in keeping their small ones occupied and learning, along with some parenting resources for adults. You’ll find a variety of curriculum activities, virtual events, reading resources, webinars and more.

COVID-19 Activity Guide

The University of Toronto’s Early Learning Centre has created a COVID-19 Activity Guide with ideas for activities parents can do with their children during this time.

Orientation for Students with Family Responsibilities Recording Available

If you missed the Orientation for Students with Family Responsibilities in September 2019, you can view the recording of the presentation of the FCO’s services and the Student Parents Panel Discussion on YouTube.

Want to Connect With a Peer Mentor?

If you feel like the only student on campus with family responsibilities, you may want to connect with a peer mentor! They can share valuable tips and advice on caring for others while juggling academic commitments. If you feel like a Peer Mentor can help you during your time at U of T, visit the Peer Mentorship Program … Read More