Parent Resources

Parent Resources


General Information/Community 

Toronto 211
Toronto 311
Toronto Public Libraries
Parks and Recreation
Living in Toronto-City Hall
Franklin Horner Community Centre

Pre/Post Natal

Baby Box Canada - Kit for Expectant Parents
Life With New Baby
Best Start

Post Partum Depression
- CAMH
Healthy Eating During Pregnancy

Post Partum Depression - TPH

Free Public Health Prenatal Programs

Ontario Breastfeeding Services Directory

My Reproductive Life Plan - BestStart Planning Tool


Finding Childcare 

Childcare in Toronto
Finding Quality Child Care-CUPW site
Apply for Subsidy    

Schools

Toronto Public School Board   
Toronto Catholic School Board 

Canadian/Ontario Tax Benefits/Help with Bills

Child and Family Benefits 
Income Tax 
Child Disability Benefit  
Need help paying your heating bill?
Special Needs Tax Tips
Ontario Electricity Support Program
Financial Resources for Ontario Grandparents Raising their Grandchildren

Wellness and Safety

Toronto Public Health
Health Care Connect
Safe kids Canada
Immunization Information
Mother Risk from Sick Kids Hospital
Sudden Infant Death Information 
Healthy Environments for Children
Physical Activites for You and Your Children
Car Seat Safety

Bed Bug Information
Telehealth Ontario

Sun Safety

Sun Safety (Canadian Cancer Society)
Sun Safety (Kids Health)
Sun Safety While Pregnant
Beat the Heat - How to Prevent Heat Related Illness


Physical Activity

Physical Activity for Preschoolers
activeTO
Outside Play

ParticipACTION Physical Activity Guidelines Ages 0 - 4
ParticipACTION Physical Activity Guidelines Ages 5 - 17
Physical Activity in Early Childhood


Nutrition

Canada's Food Guide
Eat Right Ontario
Toronto Public Health - Nutrition & Food Access
Toronto Farmers' Markets

Crisis and Family Support

Family Support services are available at our centre. Please call 416-252-8293 for more information.

Women's Habitat
The Gatehouse
Assaulted Women's Helpline
Family Service Toronto
Bereaved Families of Ontario - Toronto
Distress and Crisis Ontario
Children's Aid Society of Toronto

Special Needs/Child Guidance

Etobicoke Centre for Children
Ministry of Child and Youth Services
George Hull Centre
Bob Rumball Centre for the Deaf
Surrey Place
Geneva Institute for Autism
Candian National Institute for the Blind
Silver Creek Pre-school
Autism Ontario
CAMH
Holland Bloorview
Kids Mental Health
La fondation Miriam
Connectability Canada
CITYKIDS
AboutFace
Learning Disabilities Association of Ontario
Hincks-Dellcrest Centre (Infant, Child and Youth Mental Health)

Speech and Language 

Toronto Preschool Speech and Language
Speech and Stuttering Institute
The Ontario Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists

Dads

Dads Today
KidsHealth - Becoming a Father
Young and Potential Fathers
New Dads Cribside Assistance Manual
Dad Central

Young Parents

Humewood House
Jessie's Centre
Yorktown Family Services
Rosalie Hall
Teen Parent Resource Guide
Youth Services and Supports in Toronto

LGBTQ Parenting

LGBTQ Parenting Connection
The 519
Rainbow Health Ontario
Gay Fathers of Toronto
Legal Answers for Those Considering LGBTQ Parenting

Aboriginal Websites

Native Child Services
Anishnawbe Health Toronto
Native Canadian Centre of Toronto
Federal Aboriginal Health Services and Information

Newcomers to Canada/Multilingual Resources

Newcomers to the Toronto School System
Settlement

Welcome Here

CLEO
(Community Legal Education Ontario)
Peel Children's Aid

About Kids Health


Employment 

Job Start
HRSDC-Job Skills and Training

Grandparenting 

Canadian Grandparents
Today's Grandparent
Grand Magazine
Legal Information & Resources for Ontario Grandparents Raising their Grandchildren

Etobicoke-Lakeshore Government Representatives

Federal-James Maloney
Provincial-Peter Milczyn
Municipal-Mark Grimes

 


         
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