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