Saturday, March 7th, 2020

LGBTTQ+ Rainbow Families Art and Play Group

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For LGBTTQ+ families and their young children and families with young gender creative children. Join us in art & play activities while connecting with other families. When:  The first Saturday of every month (excluding long weekends), 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm Where:  Andrew Fleck Childcare Services, 2330 Don Reid Drive #101 For more information contact […]

Tuesday, March 17th, 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, March 24th, 2020

You’re not the boss of me…

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positive discipline for 0-12 yr 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 of […]

Wednesday, March 25th, 2020

FRIENDS for Life (anxiety prevention program for children 7-9 yrs.)

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anxiety prevention program 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 […]

Wednesday, March 25th, 2020

Parenting Through High-Conflict Separation and Divorce

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Are you worried about how parent conflict is affecting your children? Would you like to minimize your children’s exposure to conflict? Are you looking for concrete ways to deal with high stress situations between you and your co-parent? In this six-week course you’ll: Learn the skills needed to improve communication. Learn methods to manage upset […]

Monday, March 30th, 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 […]

Tuesday, March 31st, 2020

Programs for Parents

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We know that this is a challenging time for parents and kids.  We are available to help support you.  All scheduled parenting programs are being offered by our team of caring facilitators via video conference. We are developing new programs and groups to help parents during this time.  To register for a group or learn […]

Tuesday, March 31st, 2020

Programs for LGBTTQ+ community

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You can still ‘drop in’ – our group for parents of gender diverse, trans and non-binary children and youth is offered via video conference the third Tuesday of each month (starting April 2020); our Transcend youth group for gender diverse, trans, non-binary and questioning youth aged 11 – 17 is offered via video conference the […]

Tuesday, March 31st, 2020

Training and education around gender identity and sexual orientation

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Now is a great time to build the skills of your staff team.  We can work with you as you learn how to make your environment LGBTTQ+ inclusive.  To book a live video training for your staff team Please contact lmontoy@familyservicesottawa.org.  Read more

Tuesday, March 31st, 2020

Counselling and Groups for women who have experienced domestic violence

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Our caring team of counsellors is available for telephone or video counselling.  Please contact our intake worker to learn more about how we can help support you 613 725-3601. Read more

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