Parenting Resources

There are several FREE community resources available for families.

Catholic Community Services of York Region

Family Life Education
Preparing New Parents Group
Richmond Hill, ON
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Parents of Teens Program
Richmond Hill, ON
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Focus on Fathers Group
A 6-WEEK MANAGEMENT SKILLS PROGRAM for Fathers of Children 0-6 Years of Age
Richmond Hill, ON
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Community Parent Education
A parenting program for parents of children 4 -12 years of age with disruptive behaviour
Richmond Hill, ON
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Eating Disorders of York Region

FREE Support Groups

Becoming Yourself: A Journey of Acceptance and Love with Jane Alway and Rita Mammone
Tuesdays, 7:00 to 8:30

(Re) Discovering Who You Are:Beyond the Disordered Eating Identity With Amelia Perri RN BScN
Meets for eight weeks 

Healing Emotional Eating With Marilyn Strauch M.A. (C)OACCPP
6 weeks

For more information on all of these groups go to

Children’s Treatment Network of Simcoe York

Finding Common Ground...Empowering parents of children with special needs

Who should come: any parent/caregiver/grandparent of a child with special needs to learn from and connect with other parents, network and share experiences and strategies.

Introductions and group discussion of what we hope to accomplish
"Covering the basics’ from a financial perspective
Finding Resources - Helping yourself...What’s out there on line and in print?

Where: 165 Ferris Lane, Barrie "The Common Roof"

Questions: Call us at 705-719-4795 x2504 or email [email protected]
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