Monday, December 19th, 2016

LGBTTQ+ Around the Rainbow Parent Support Group (ongoing)

Posted by: jennifer | Comments Feed: RSS

The Parent Support Group is for parents and caregivers who have a child, teen or young adult who is gender creative, gender independent, gender fluid, gender diverse, two spirit, trans or transgender. When: 3rd Tuesday of each month Time: 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Location: Family Services Ottawa, 312 Parkdale Avenue, Ottawa, ON

Monday, May 9th, 2016

Artistic Resilience

Posted by: jennifer | Comments Feed: RSS

Artistic Resilience : Christine Ross (1939-2015) An Art exhibit hosted by Christine Ross’s daughter,  Siobhan Arnott,  and Family Services Ottawa (FSO),  in support of individual and family mental wellness.  Artistic Resilience displays the artworks of the late Christine Ross, who was a prolific artist despite a lifetime spent battling schizophrenia and manic depression.  The exhibit […]

Saturday, December 20th, 2014

Holiday Season Hours

Posted by: jennifer | Comments Feed: RSS

Our office hours during the holiday season are as follows: Wednesday December 24th: 8:30 am – noon Thursday December December 25th: Closed Friday December 26th: Closed Monday December 29th: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm Tuesday December 30th:  8:30 am – 8:30 pm (The Walk-in Counselling Clinic is open at noon last client seen at 6pm) […]

Thursday, October 9th, 2014

Centre Closed Today October 9, 2014 for Staff Training

Posted by: jennifer | Comments Feed: RSS

Please note that our office will be closed for staff training today, Thursday, October 9th from 8:30  am and will reopen at 4:30pm, however the EAP Office will remain open.  For EAP services, please call the direct line at 613-725-5676. If you require information about the Walk-in Counselling Clinic, please visit www.walkincounselling.com. If you are […]

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014

Teens… the great parenting challenge

Posted by: jennifer | Comments Feed: RSS

What is “typical” teen behaviour? How can I keep the lines of communication open with my teen? How can I set reasonable behaviour limits for my teen? Under the expert direction of facilitators at Family Services à la famille Ottawa, this five-week course offers an informative and interactive exploration of the challenges and opportunities facing […]

Monday, November 25th, 2013

Mood on the Move

Posted by: jennifer | Comments Feed: RSS

…the link between physical activity and mental health   Practical tips to manage your mood with physical acitivity Share information & resources and identify solutions Learn how to make realistic health goals and action plans When:  December 3rd, 2013, 2pm to 4pm Where:  Sandy Hill Community Health Centre, 221 Nelson Street For more information or […]

Saturday, May 25th, 2013

Housing Opens Doors

Posted by: jennifer | Comments Feed: RSS

Something pretty exciting is launching in Ontario this month: the Housing Opens Doors Campaign! Can you imagine the positive change that affordable housing can make in people’s lives?  Good housing leads to good health, stable housing leads to success in school and jobs. Safe and secure housing leads to a higher quality of life at all ages.  […]

Tuesday, April 9th, 2013

On middle ground… parenting 6 to 12 year olds

Posted by: jennifer | Comments Feed: RSS

What is “typical” behaviour for children in this age group? How can I help my child build self-esteem? How can I set reasonable behaviour limits for my child? Under the expert direction of Joanne Boyd at Family Services à la famille Ottawa, this five-week course offers an informative and interactive exploration of the challenges and […]

Tuesday, February 26th, 2013

Parenting through Separation and Divorce

Posted by: jennifer | Comments Feed: RSS

How can I help my children cope with the stress of separation and divorce? Should I change the way I parent my children? Is there such a thing as a “parenting plan” for this situation? Under the expert direction of facilitators at Family Services à la famille Ottawa, this five-week course offers an informative and […]

Monday, August 20th, 2012

What’s a Kilimanjaro?

Posted by: jennifer | Comments Feed: RSS

One day a couple of months ago, a client asked me how my plans were coming along for my upcoming trek. As we were chatting I realized that, while there were significant differences, there were also many similarities between my trek and her journey to return to work after some time off because of mental […]

Calendar

June 2017
M T W T F S S
« May   Jul »
 1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
2627282930  

Categories

Archives

Family Services Ottawa
312 avenue Parkdale Ave.
Ottawa ON K1Y 4X5
T. 613-725-3601