Thursday, February 6th, 2020

Just for Dads…the nuts and bolts of parenting

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Are you looking for ways to build a strong relationship with your child? Are you looking for concrete and practical ways to build your child’s self-esteem? Do you wonder how to set reasonable behaviour limits for your child?  Under the expert direction of Tim Paquette at Family Services Ottawa, this six-week course offers an informative […]

Saturday, February 8th, 2020

Rainbow Families Glow Bowling Afternoon

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We invite our LGBTQ+ families and youth to a fun afternoon of glow bowling! Children 10 and under get a free game and shoe rental, youth 11-17 get 2 free games and shoe rental courtesy of Family Services Ottawa. Registration required on EventBrite by Noon February 5th of each child/youth attending is required – limited […]

Tuesday, February 18th, 2020

Support Group for parents & caregivers of gender creative, trans, transgender children, youth or young adults

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Do you have a child, teen or young adult who is gender diverse, transgender or non-binary? Are you interested in meeting with other parents & caregivers? When: The third Tuesday of every month Where: Family Services Ottawa, 312 Parkdale Avenue For more information contact the Around the Rainbow Trainer and Public Education worker at 613-725-3601 […]

Tuesday, February 18th, 2020

Notice of Walk-in Clinic Closure

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Please note that the the Walk-in Clinic will be closed Tuesday February 24th and February 25th, 2020.  For information about walk-in counselling services available over the remainder of the week please visit

Monday, February 24th, 2020

Transcend Drop – In Trans Youth Group

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For gender diverse, transgender and non-binary youth. Make friends, get support, do projects or just have fun! In the group you can hang out, talk, eat snacks, play games, make buttons, make art, share information and sometimes we head over to a nearby park. The monthly activities and topics are planned by the group. Guest […]

Thursday, February 27th, 2020

LGBTTQ+ Rainbow Storytime at Ottawa Public Library

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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, community members will be at the Nepean Centrepointe Library (101 Centrepointe Drive) on February 27, […]


February 2020



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