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Healthy Child Screening Days

Free health testing of children aged 2 to 6 years old at South Riverdale Community Health Centre (twice a year), in partnership with the Toronto District School Board and Toronto First Duty. Information and referrals for health and community services. Child must be accompanied by a parent.

Parent & Child Groups

Parents and caregivers meet, take part in discussions and enjoy activities with their children. All groups are led by a health promoter, with social workers, dietitians and nurses presenting information and answering questions. 8 sessions, 2 ½ hours each. Each session includes a 30-minute discussion, as well as time to share information.

Counseling for Parents

One-to-one counseling for parents and families who would like to talk to a social worker. Short-term only.

Common issues could include:

  • adjusting to parenthood
  • getting enough sleep
  • taking care of yourself
  • dealing with stress
  • coping with isolation
  • child behaviour
  • blended families
  • parenting styles
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