Thursday, November 5th, 2020

The Art Studio

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November 5th, 2020, 12:30 – 2:30 Talking about Art – Special Topics via group teleconference or video conference. We will be using Zoom. Talking about Art -This week the talk will be a continuation of east coast Canadian artist Alex Colville Part III.  Coleville is a towering figure in the history of Canadian contemporary art […]

Saturday, November 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, November 10th, 2020

CAS: Parenting with Confidence

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For parents of children 6-16 yrs Family Services Ottawa presents another series of parenting workshops for clients of the Children’s Aid Society of Ottawa.  This 9-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 and the participants will […]

Thursday, November 12th, 2020

The Art Studio

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November 12th, 2020, 12:30 – 2:30 Special Topics via group teleconference or video conference.We will be using Zoom. “Ideas – On and About Art “This is a type of discussion gathering that will open with a Topic introduced by the coordinator on an art related question. This will then lead into a peer led interaction. […]

Friday, November 13th, 2020

Call for Proposals

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The Regional Planning Table on Trans, Two-Spirit, Intersex, Non-Binary and Gender Diver Health has issued a Call for Proposals. The RPT is a regional table that is working to ensure that Trans, Two Spirit, Intersex, Non-Binary and Gender Diverse people have access to client-centred, culturally appropriate, gender affirming and timely mental health care, physical health care, […]

Monday, November 16th, 2020

Discipline That Doesn’t Hurt… Anyone

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Why do my children misbehave anyway? Is it me? What’s the difference between discipline and punishment? How can I make discipline work for my children and for me? Under the expert direction of Susan Duke at Family Services Ottawa, this five-week course offers an informative and interactive exploration of the challenges and opportunities facing all […]

Tuesday, November 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 […]

Thursday, November 26th, 2020

Music on a Mission – The Beat Goes On!

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Family Services Ottawa’s Music on a Mission is going virtual! Demonstrate your support for building a stronger Ottawa during these challenging times. We invite you to join us virtually to support accessible counselling services, and educational and supportive programs for children, adults, and families in all their forms. This year’s Music Trivia Fundraiser and Concert, […]

Monday, November 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 […]


November 2020



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