Children and Families

Can't find what you're looking for?  Call 2-1-1 and a Community Resource Navigator will help you locate the best services and programs to meet your needs!

For programs for kids over 10 years of age, please see the Youth section.

Please note that services offered by organizations may be impacted due to COVID-19. Contact organizations directly for up-to-date information.

  • Adoption and Foster Care

    Services that help with the adoption process, locating biological parents or children, or becoming a foster parent.

  • Baby and Kids' Items

    Free or low cost items such as baby food or formula, clothing, books for kids, or breast pumps for new moms. Also includes services providing free laundry facilities for young families to use. 

  • Child Care and After School Programs

    Helps parents locate daytime child care for preschool children or to find after school activities for school aged kids. Also includes financial assistance programs to help with child care.

  • Child Welfare and Wellness

    Services and supports for adults and kids related to the physical health and safety, emotional and mental wellbeing of children.

  • Children's Programs

    Early learning, sports, recreation, social, and cultural programs for children up to approximately 10 years of age. 

  • Family Programs

    Activities for parents and their kids to learn, play and socialize together.

  • Financial Assistance

    Help for families with children to pay for specific items or activities. Also includes government rebates and other income assistance or benefit programs related to children.

  • Information Resources

    Services that provide literature, resource kits or online information/directories on specific topics of interest to parents or children. 

  • Parenting Supports

    Programs that teach parenting skills and support the wellbeing of parents. Includes services that provide personal advocacy or system navigation help for parents of children with specific needs. 

  • Pregnancy and Postnatal

    Classes and other supports for expectant or new parents.