Parent Resources

Parent Connects

September Parent Connects

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Registered Parenting Workshops are offered weekly or in sessions on various parenting topics. Children's Program Available! During this session you can also register your child to participate in our play based children's program in the next room with our Educators. Registration is required.

Dates and Topics:
September 7 - Separation Anxiety
September 14 - Sibling Rivalry
September 21 - Infant Feeding
September 28 - Toileting

Time and Location: Wednesdays 9:30am-11:30am at EarlyOn at Viola Desmond Public School, 1450 Leger Way, North Entrance.

October Parent Connect
Self-Regulation - 4-Week Series

Join us for a 4-week series on self-regulation where we will discuss what self-regulation is, how stressors affect you and your child and how you can support your child in building strong self-regulation skills. Children's Program Available! During this session you can also register your child to participate in our play based children's program in the next room with our Educators. Registration is required and you are registering for all 4 weeks of the series.

Dates: October 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th

Time and Location: Wednesdays 9:30am-11:30am at MCRC EarlyON at 410 Bronte Street South, Milton ON. Birch Room.


Workshops


Resources

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Preparing for Kindergarten

An online collection of info, tips and resources to help you prepare your child for the transition to school.  Click the image above to access the full 6 weeks series.

To request a kit please email navigators@mcrc.on.ca with the topic(s) you are interested in.


Parent Resource Library

Our informal Parent Resource Library offers books, videos and reference material on loan free of charge.  Articles and tip sheets related to parenting are also available. 

Library resources can be borrowed for two week periods. 

Parent Educators and Navigators are available to assist with the selection of resource material, answer parenting questions and direct clients to appropriate services. 

Library Hours

The library is currently available during program hours only.

Locations

  • Parent Library @ Viola Desmond Public School (located in the EarlyOn Child and Family Centre)

For assistance please contact: 

MCRC Navigators - 410 Bronte Street South
905-876-1244 ext 238
navigators@mcrc.on.ca

Parenting Supports

ASK Clinics

Designed for families with children newborn to 5 years (not yet in school), ASK offers a 15 minute consultation with professionals from: Speech, Hearing, Behaviour, Preschool and Infant Development. No appointment necessary. First come, first served.

Public Health Nurse Visits 

Once a month (fall through spring) a Public Health Nurse with the Child Health Program, Region of Halton, will be on-site to share information and resources through formal and informal consultations. This is a great opportunity to ask questions related to your child’s health. 

For further information call (905) 876-1244 ext.210

Links

Child Care Directory and Information Line 

MCRC Facebook Page 

Our Kids Network

Halton Multicultural Council

Families Canada

Lighthouse - Peer Support for Grieving Children, Youth and their Families

Halton Region

Halton Parents

Caring For Kids (Information for parents from Canada's pediatricians)

Halton Women's Place 

The Centre For Skills Development 

HIPPY Halton

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