Parent Resources

 

Virtual Parenting Sessions

Preparing for Kindergarten

Weekly info, tips and resources to help you prepare your child for the transition to school. Click the image above to view this week's resources.

Nurturing Healthy Eaters & Selective Eaters

Join Ms Janina for ideas and tips on how to encourage healthy nutrition habits in your toddler or preschooler.


Date:
Wednesday, June 24th, 2020
Time: 1:00-2:00pm
Location: Online - Zoom Meeting
Register: Click the image above to register

Preschool Parent Open Chat

Join us for an opportunity to chat with other parents of children aged 3-6. Bring your questions or concerns to share and network.

 

Date: Wednesday, July 8, 2020
Time: 1:00-2:00pm
Location: Online - Zoom Meeting
Register: Click the image above to register

Consequences Related to Behaviours

Are you wondering how to use consequences effectively? How, and when to use them, or not? Join us to chat about how you can best support your child's self esteem while dealing with behaviours.

Date: Wednesday, July 15, 2020
Time: 1:00-2:00pm
Location: Online - Zoom Meeting
Register: Click the image above to register

Infant Toddler Parent Open Chat

Join us for an opportunity to chat with other parents of children up to age 3.  Bring your questions or concerns to share and network.

 

Date: Wednesday, July 22, 2020
Time: 1:00-2:00pm
Location: Online - Zoom Meeting
Register: Click the image above to register

Preparing for Kindergarten

Do you have a child going to kindergarten this fall?  Join us to learn what you can be doing now to prepare your child and to set them up for success!

Date: Wednesday, July 29, 2020
Time: 1:00-2:00pm
Location: Online - Zoom Meeting
Register: Click the image above to register


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


Please Note:

The Parent Resource Library and Parenting Supports listed below are not open or accessible during this time.  However,  virtual parenting programs are available as listed above, or additional support can be accessed by contacting petras@mcrc.on.ca

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

Parent Library @ 410 Bronte St (located upstairs in the EarlyOn Child and Family Centre)
Mondays 9:00am-4:00pm
Tuesdays 4:00pm-7:00pm
Wednesdays 9:00am-12:00pm
Thursdays 9:00am-4:00pm
Fridays - closed

Parent Library @ Viola Desmond Public School (located in the EarlyOn Child and Family Centre)
Mondays 9:00am-4:00pm
Tuesdays 9:00am-4:00pm
Wednesdays 9:00am-4:00pm
Thursdays - closed
Fridays 9:00am-1:00pm

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 

iParent

MCRC Facebook Page 

Milton Our Kids Hub

Multicultural Council

FRP 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)

Click here to see up to date information on how MCRC is actively responding to the COVID-19 pandemic