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LGBTTQ+ Rainbow Storytime at Ottawa Public Library

Join HRC Foundation’s Welcoming Schools and the National Education Association (NEA) to show your support for transgender and non-binary youth by attending our Rainbow Storytime.

Hosted by Ottawa Public Library and Around the Rainbow Family Services Ottawa.

Educators, families, allies,


You're not the boss of me...

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 Ottawa, this five-week course offers an informative and interactive exploration of the challenges and opportunities facing parents of children aged 0 to 12.


Anxiety Prevention for Children 7-9 yrs

FRIENDS for Life is an evidence-based prevention program proven to be effective in building emotional resilience and teaching strategies that are practical and useful for coping with times of worry and change. These are important skills that can help children cope with stress which they can use throughout their life.

The FRIENDS program was developed by Dr. Paula Barrett, a clinical child


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