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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

COVID-19 Child Care Resources

The Family Care Office has compiled  a list of child care resources that you can access. To learn more about services available to you, visit our COVID-19 Child Care Resources page.

Family Care Office: Service Update

We remain open and available to provide support to members of our community.  As of Tuesday, March 17, 2020, we will predominately be providing our services remotely through phone and videoconferencing.  We encourage individuals to contact us by phone or email to set-up an appointment. We remain dedicated to ensuring our services remain accessible and … Read More

FCO Child Care Exchange/Sharing

Are you a current U of T student/staff/faculty parent? Join our Facebook Group: FCO Child Care Exchange/Sharing to connect with others you can exchange/share child care with . Please send us an email with your student or employee personnel number to confirm your status with U of T.

Children’s Physical Activities by KPE & HartHouse

Although the gyms may be closed, there are some great activities being offered for children to stay active! Learn more about Kids Gym and Cardio Dance Party: Family Rhythm offered by KPE. You can also join HartHouse every Sunday morning for Family Fun.

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