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FREE Webinar – Are Screens Stealing Your Sanity?

Join Kids & Company for a free webinar, Are Screens Stealing Your Sanity? on March 4. Screens and devices are disconnecting families and causing battle in many homes Join this webinar for tips on how to make it work and go from chaos to calm. Registration required.

Child Care Benefit Plan Application Open

The Child Care Benefit Plan is now available online through Employee Self-Service. The deadline to apply is March 12, 2020. For more information, including eligibility and the form, please review the Child Care Benefit memo.

Employee Child Care needs in the event of an Ontario teachers’ strike

Attention all faculty, staff and graduate students, please read the memo Employee Child Care needs in the event of an Ontario teachers’ strike for information on using Kids and Company for back-up child care. If you are an undergraduate student or for further childcare inquiries, contact the Family Care Office at or call 416.978.0951.

Join Our Online Child Development Module Series

Becoming a parent doesn’t come with full-proof instructions, and can be a very rewarding but also challenging journey! From infancy to school-age, our online workshop series is designed to provide parents useful and practical child development information, strategies and resources. Access to the series will go live on Monday, February 10 and access to the … Read More

Dollars for Daycare Grant Application

Full-time and part-time St. George undergraduate students with financial need related to child care expenses can apply for the Dollars for Daycare Grant (scroll to the bottom of the page). International students with children are also eligible to apply. The deadline to submit your application form is Friday, February 28, 2020.

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

Check out Family Study Space at Robarts Library

Canada’s first academic library family study space is available to U of T current students, staff (including postdocs), faculty members, and visiting scholars with children 12 years and under. For more information and to apply for a free access fob go to Family Study Space at Robarts and complete the online registration form.

Child Care Subsidy Update – City of Toronto

If you are applying for child care subsidy in the City of Toronto, it is important that you file your Canadian income tax return as soon as you are able, in order to receive your Canadian Revenue Agency, Notice of Assessment (NOA). Once you apply, you will be put on the wait list for a … Read More