Parent Resources

Parent Connects

 

Open Chat

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Monday August 9th at 1PM

Join our Educators to chat about parenting, the joys and the challenges. Bring your questions and concerns or just come to network with other parents.

 

Finding Child Care

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Monday August 23rd at 1PM

Are you thinking about child care or already searching? Join our Educators and Saman from Child Care Directory and Information Line to find out where to look, what to look for and ask any questions that you may have.


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 libraries at each location are currently available during program hours only

Locations

  • Parent Library @ 410 Bronte St (located upstairs in the EarlyOn Child and Family Centre)
  • Parent Library @ Viola Desmond Public School (located in the EarlyOn Child and Family Centre)

For assistance please contact: 

Petra Samson
Supervisor of Parent and Community Connections
(905) 876-1244, ext.239
petras@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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