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Programs that pay for or provide baby items such as formula, baby food, diapers, clothing or furniture.
Child Abuse Counselling and Support Groups
Programs that provide counselling or support groups for individuals and/or families who are experiencing, or have experienced, child abuse.
Child Abuse Prevention and Intervention
Investigation and intervention to ensure the safety and well-being of children who are vulnerable to abuse, neglect, or exploitation. Includes prevention programs.
Licensed alternatives to family care including child care centres, nursery schools, and care for school aged children.
Social, recreational and educational get-togethers children or for parents or caregivers and the young children they care for. May be structured or informal.
Programs that provide a structured evaluation of a child's cognitive or intellectual functioning, language and communication skills, social and emotional development, and perceptual or motor functioning.
Family Support Centres
Programs that provide a wide variety of social services designed to support the healthy development of families, improve family interaction skills and help fragile families to resolve their problems at a pre-crisis stage before they become unmanageable.
Programs that provide assistance during holiday seasons, including food hampers, gifts, and toys.
Intensive Family Supports
Programs that use a family-centered and community-based approach to meet the needs of children and families with complex challenges.
Programs that provide classes, workshops, or other educational opportunities for parents or potential parents who want to acquire knowledge and skills.
Parenting Support Groups
Support groups for parents who share a common circumstance such as being a single parent, parents with children whose behaviour is out of control, or parents of children with disabilities.
Services for parents of newborns and those who are pregnant or wish to be pregnant
Summer / Day Camps Return to Topics
Programs that provide summer or day camps for children, including camps for children with disabilities or health challenges.