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Online Resources

Programs for Parents

Availability of these programs differs across Ontario.

  • Ontario Early Years Centres  Places where parents and caregivers can take part with their children in a range of programs and activities.
  • Nobody’s Perfect  A parenting education and support program for parents of children from birth to age five. It is designed to meet the needs of parents who are young, single, socially or geographically isolated or who have low income or limited formal education.
  • Positive Discipline in Everyday Parenting   A parent support program that helps parents gradually move away from physical and emotional punishment and toward solutions that nurture their children’s healthy development and learning.
  • The IncredibleYears  A series of evidence-based programs for parents, children, and teachers. The goal is to prevent and treat young children's behavior problems and promote their social, emotional, and academic competence.  
  • Triple P Ontario  Programs that give parents simple and practical strategies to help them confidently manage their children’s behaviour, prevent problems developing and build strong, healthy relationships.

Community Resources in Ontario

  • 211Ontario  A helpline and website providing information about community, social, health promotion and related government services. Dial 211.
  • Children’s Aid  Offers general information on Children’s Aid Societies and information on reporting abuse.
  • Ontario Government Services for Children  The website of the Ministry of Children and Youth Services.
  • Public Health Units of Ontario  This web page provides a link to all public health units of Ontario.
  • Service Ontario  A portal to find all available Government of Ontario services. 1-866-532-3161.