Thursday, April 3rd, 2014

Teens… the great parenting challenge

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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 […]

Saturday, April 5th, 2014

Art & Play afternoon

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for gender creative, gender independent and trans children, youth and teens Parent(s) and caregiver(s) must attend with their children and youth Join us for arts, crafts and free play.  Activities for all ages! When: Saturday April 5th, 2014, 1pm to 5 pm Where:  Family Services Ottawa, 312 Parkdale Avenue, Room 6 Contact: Beck at […]

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

Exploring Mindfulness

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Resting in the Awareness of the Present Moment An 8 week group for Women 60+ who would like an introduction to the practice of Mindfulness which has been defined as:  “Paying attention, on purpose, in the present moment, non- judgmentally” (Jon Kabat Zinn) A gentle mindfulness practice is one way of stopping and paying attention […]

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

Mind Your Mental Health – Willpower Workshop

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April 9, 2014 – April 30, 2014 312 Parkdale Avenue Map and Directions | Register Description: Empowering people to make everyday decisions they want to live by… This 4-part workshop series provides participants the opportunity to explore the relationship between our impulsive and self-control minds. Topics: Learn to understand the benefits of impulsivity and self-control. […]

Thursday, April 10th, 2014

Weaving Connections

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Getting Stronger by Sharing Life Stories that Matter A personal growth group for women 60+ years When:  Thursdays, April 10th to May 29th, 2014, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm Where:  Family Services Ottawa, 312 Parkdale Avenue, Ottawa Cost:  $80.00 For more information please call 613-725-3601 ext. 102  

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

Parenting with Confidence

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for parents of children 6 – 12 Family Services Ottawa presents another series of parenting workshops for clients of the Children’s Aid Society of Ottawa. This 10-week course explores the challenges and opportunities of parenting children who are between the ages of 6 and 12 years old. The workshops are highly interactive. Parents will have […]

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014

Postpartum Depression/Anxiety Support Group

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The MOMS group is a 10 week group program for mothers who are experiencing postpartum depression and/or anxiety.  This group is designed for women who are noting the signs and symptoms of distress that go beyond the short-term “baby blues” that many women experience after birth. Common Symptoms of this level of distress may include: […]


April 2014



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