Families Canada

Service: Families Canda

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Description and Services
Description (Service) Resources and support to community organizations that serve families. Activities: national research projects * publication of practical resources * regional professional development events * the development of advocacy tools * a quarterly newsletter * a national conference * insurance plans 
* www.ParentsMatter.ca : Includes many PDF files that offer information on various topics, such as: capacity building information and activities * self esteem * reading and writing * stress management * communicating with children, routines and quality time * play * emotions and expressions * discipline * also includes information for facilitators and links to various websites concerning children and parenting. 
* Making Choices Parenting Program Inventory: Gives practitioners information about parenting programs so they can make choices that fit their requirements * searchable inventory includes published programs designed for groups and focus primarily on parents of children that are 6 years of age or less 
*www.WelcomeHere.ca : Multilingual resource sheets for parents and other resources for immigrant parents and those who work with them.
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Canada
Eligibility Open to the public and organizations that offer family support
Application Call, e-mail or visit website for more information
Languages English ; French
Fees Membership - $100 per year (2018)
Waiting List No
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-237-7667
Toll Free Phone 1-866-637-7226
Fax 613-237-8515
E-Mail info@familiescanada.ca
Website www.familiescanada.ca
Primary Contact Kelly Stone, CEO and President; Email: kellystone@familiescanada.ca
Former Name Canadian Association of Family Resource Programs (2018)
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
150 Isabella St, Suite 149
Ottawa, ON K1S 1V7
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Intersection Pretoria St and O'Connor St
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Parking meters
Other Details
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/FamiliesCanada/
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/FamiliesCanada
Established 1975
Funding Federal ; Fees - Membership fees
Service Categories Child Welfare/Family Services Associations ; Family Life Education ; Parenting Materials ~ Internet Information Resources ; Parenting Skills Classes ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Parenting Issues
Print Material Newsletter "Child Rights in the Community Context" * publications of interest to the family support field
Resources Website and www.parentsmatter.ca, www.welcomehere.ca
Organization Info
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.

Administration: 613-757-3108 Monday to Friday from 8:30am to 4:00pm

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