Parenting Courses

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 more about our parenting programs and how we can support you please contact 613 725-3601 ext. 108.

Please visit us again for a complete schedule of upcoming Parenting Courses coming soon.

Courses and Seminars


Parenting with Confidence

Tuesdays: April 20, 2021 – June 29, 2021 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

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

Tuesdays: April 20, 2021 – May 18, 2021 6:30 to 8:30

Parenting through high conflict Separation and Divorce – Mondays

Mondays: May 3, 2021 – June 14, 2021
(Excluding Monday, May 24th)

Parenting through high conflict Separation and Divorce – Thursdays

Thursdays: May 6, 2021 – June 10, 2021

Anger Management…especially for parents

Wednesdays: May 5, 2021 – June 9, 2021

Working Through Anxiety Together

Thursdays: May 6, 2021 – June 17, 2021

Back to Basic for Parents

Tuesday, May 18th, 2021

Teens… the great parenting challenge SEMINAR

Tuesday, June 15th, 2021

Parent Support Group – Drop In

for parents of children aged birth to 6 years

Join us in a safe and judgment-free zone led by experienced facilitators.  This free Parent Support Group is offered in partnership with Crossroads, Family Services Ottawa, Open Doors for Lanark Child and Youth, Phoenix Centre for Children and Families.  Registration is processed by Family Services Ottawa.

When: Thursdays, 10:00 am to 11:30 am

Register Online or for more information email Wendy O’Connell-Smith



Anger Management… especially for parents

Thursdays: January 28, 2021 to March 4, 2021

Parenting through high conflict Separation and Divorce – Tuesdays

Tuesdays: January 26, 2021 to March 2, 2021

Parenting through high conflict Separation and Divorce – Wednesdays

Wednesdays: January 27, 2021 to March 3, 2021

Effective Parenting through Positive Discipline SEMINAR

Tuesday: January 26, 2021 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Just for Dads… the nuts and bolts of parenting

Tuesdays: February 2, 2021 to March 30, 2021



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