Saturday, October 1st, 2016

LGBTTQ+ Rainbow Families Art & Play Afternoon (October & November 2016)

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October 1 has an APPLE ADVENTURE theme! Apple snacks, apple pancakes, apple books and apple crafts!!!! You can dress up in your favourite apple outfit! For queer & trans parents, caregivers, families, children and youth.  For families with gender creative, gender independent and trans children and youth. Join us in art & play activities while […]

Wednesday, October 5th, 2016

FRIENDS for Life (anxiety prevention program for children 7 – 9)

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An Anxiety Prevention Program for children 7-9 years with mild to moderate anxiety 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 […]

Monday, October 17th, 2016

LGBTTQ+ Around the Rainbow Parent Support Group (ongoing)

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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, October 17th, 2016

You’re not the boss of me… positive discipline for 0-12 year olds

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positive discipline for 0-12 year olds 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 […]

Friday, October 28th, 2016

You are invited to Music on a Mission 2016!

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Ottawa’s Best Music Trivia Fundraiser! Friday, October 28, 2016 St. Anthony’s Banquet Hall, 523 St. Anthony St., Ottawa We invite you to join us at the spectacular Music on a Mission – Family Services Ottawa’s Music Trivia Fundraiser, which will be held on Friday, October 28, 2016 at St. Anthony’s Banquet Hall, from 6:00 – […]

Monday, October 31st, 2016

LGBTTQ+ Around the Rainbow Youth Group (ongoing)

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This group is for youth between the ages of 12 – 16 (10 or 11 year old youth may be invited, please speak with Beck first) For youth who identify as gender fluid, trans, two-spirit, gender queer, non-binary, gender diverse (etc) The group is a social space led by trans and non-binary facilitators. The youth […]


October 2016



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