Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

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

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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 […]

Thursday, April 13th, 2017

Teens… the great parenting challenge – SEMINAR

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April 13, 2017 – April 13, 2017 312 Parkdale Avenue Map and Directions | Register Description: 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?   Join Joanne Boyd for a one-night workshop at Family Services […]

Saturday, April 15th, 2017

United Way Program Feature – Postpartum Depression

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The United Way provides support to FSO so that we can provide services for mothers who are experiencing postpartum depression.  This program was recently featured in a video on the United Way website.  Here is the link to the video:…/ Thank you for your support United Way!

Monday, April 17th, 2017

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

Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

Parenting with Confidence for parents of children 6-16

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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 16 years old.  The workshops are highly interactive.  Parents will have an opportunity to learn concrete techniques while […]


April 2017



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