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Parenting in Ottawa Drop-Ins

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Do you have questions about your baby? Want to know if your child is on track? Do you have questions about your child's growth and development? We are here to help.

The Parenting in Ottawa Drop-ins are located across the City of Ottawa. Speak with a public health nurse about parenting. 

  • Get support for breastfeeding
  • Learn ways to help your child eat healthy and be active
  • Make sure your child is on track with their growth and development
  • Ask about your child's social and emotional development

The program is available to:

  • Expectant parents, parents and guardians of children aged birth to 6 years of age
Find the Parenting in Ottawa Drop-in closest to you: 

*Drop-ins are closed on statutory holidays unless otherwise specified

*Schedule may change 

Dates, times, and locations of Parenting in Ottawa Drop-Ins

Date & Time

Location

 Monday

9:30 to 11 am

Ottawa Public Library - Cumberland Branch
1599 Tenth Line, Ottawa, K1E 3E8

613-PARENTS (613-727-3687)

Monday

1:30 to 3 pm

South Nepean Satellite Community Centre
4100 Strandherd Drive, Barrhaven, K2J 0V2

613-PARENTS (613-727-3687)

Monday

1:30 to 3 pm

Western Ottawa Community Resource Centre

Carleton Ontario Early Years Centre

2 MacNeil Court

613-PARENTS (613-727-3687)

Monday

9 to 10:30 am

Open only:

  • February 13, 2017
  • March 6, 2017

  • April 10, 2017    

  • May 29, 2017   

Blossom Park Public School

3810 Sixth Street

613-PARENTS (613-727-3687)

Monday 

9:30 - 11 a.m.

Open only:

  • November 21,
  • December 19, 2016

 

Richelieu-Vanier Community Centre
300 Des Pères-Blancs Avenue
613-PARENTS (613-727-3687)

Monday

9:30 - 11 a.m.

Open only:
  • January 23,
  • February 27
  • March 27, 2017.
Jules Morin Fieldhouse
400 Clarence Street
613-PARENTS (613-727-3687)

Tuesday

9:30 to 12 pm

Open only:

  • January 24, 2017
  • February 28, 2017
  • March 28, 2017
 

NROCRC (Nepean Rideau Osgoode Community Resource Centre)

LaSalle Building

1218 Meadowlands Dr E, Nepean, K2E 6K1

613-PARENTS (613-727-3687)

Tuesday

1 pm to 3 pm

Andrew Fleck

Ontario Early Years Centre Ottawa South

2330 Don Reid Dr

613-PARENTS (613-727-3687)

Tuesday 

1:30 to 3 pm

Centretown Community Health Centre

420 Cooper Street

613-233-4443

613-PARENTS (613-727-3687)

Tuesday

9:30 to 11:00 am

Open only :

  • January 24, 2017
  • April 25, 2017
 

Carrousel

Les services à l'enfance Grandir ensemble *Services in French*

431 St- Laurent Blvd.

613-PARENTS (613-727-3687)

Tuesday

9:30 to 11:00 am

Open only :

  • February 28, 2017
  • March 28, 2017
  • May 23, 2017
  • June 13, 2017
 

Parent Resource Centre

Les services à l'enfance Grandir ensemble *Services in French*

300 Goulburn Private

613-PARENTS (613-727-3687)

Wednesday

9:30 to 10:30 am

Kinburn Community Centre
3045 Kinburn Side Road  Kinburn, K0A 2H0

613-PARENTS (613-727-3687)

Wednesday 

10 to 11:30 am

Ottawa Public Library - Stittsville Branch

1637 Stittsville Main

613-PARENTS (613-727-3687)

Wednesday

9:30 to 11:00 am

Open only:

  • January 18, 2017
  • February 15, 2017
  • March 22, 2017
  • April 19, 2017
  • May 17, 2017
  • June 21, 2017
 

Jean-Robert-Gauthier Catholic Elementary School

Les services à l'enfance Grandir ensemble *Services in French*

651 Chapman Mills Drive

613-PARENTS (613-727-3687)

Wednesday
1:30 to 3:00 pm
Open only:
  • January 25, 2017
  • February 1, 2017 (9:30-11:00 a.m.)
  • February 22, 2017  
  • March 1 & 29, 2017
  • April 5, 2017
Community & Social Services Department
Community and Social Support Centre West / Community Hub West
100 Constellation Drive, 2nd Floor
613-PARENTS (613-727-3687)

Thursday

9:30 am to 11 am

Rideau-Rockcliffe Community Resource Centre

225 Donald St

613-PARENTS (613-727-3687)

Thursday

9:30 to 11:00 am

Live and Learn Resource Centre

8243 Victoria St-RR3

613-PARENTS (613-727-3687)

Thursday

10 am to 11:30 am

Ottawa Public Library - Beaverbrook Branch

2500 Campeau Dr

613-PARENTS (613-727-3687)

 Thursday

1:30pm to 3pm

Vanier Community Service Centre 

270 Marier Avenue, Ottawa, K1L 7H8

613-PARENTS (613-727-3687)

Thursday

1:30 to 3 pm

Ontario Early Years Centre: Orleans Cumberland Community Resource Ctr
105-240 Centrum Boulevard, Ottawa, K1E 3V8    613-830-4357

A Lactation Consultant is also available

613-PARENTS (613-727-3687)

Thursday
9:30 to 11 a.m.
Open only:
  • January 26, 2017
  • February 2 & 23, 2017
  • March 2 & 30, 2017
  • April 6, 2017
Community & Social Services Department
Community and Social Support Centre West / Community Hub West
100 Constellation Drive, 2nd Floor
613-PARENTS (613-727-3687)

Friday

9:30 to 11 am

Rideauview Community Centre
4310 Shoreline Drive,  Ottawa, K1V 1N4

613-PARENTS (613-727-3687)

Friday

9:30 to 11 am

 

Ontario Early Years Centre - Ottawa West - Nepean Pinecrest- Queensway Health and Community Services-  1365 Richmond Road, Ground Floor Ottawa, ON K2B 6R7  613-820-4922, ext. 3650 

A Lactation Consultant is also available

613-PARENTS (613-727-3687)

Friday

9:30 am to 11:00 am

Richmond Arena

6095 Perth Street

613-PARENTS (613-727-3687)

Drop-ins for babies under one year of age: 

Dates, times, and locations of under-one drop-ins (you may also receive support for babies under one at the regular Parenting in Ottawa drop-ins)

Date & Time

Location

Saturday

10:00 am to 12 :30 pm

Ontario Early Years Centre: Canadian Mothercraft of Ottawa 
475 Evered Avenue; 613-728-1839, ext. 0

A  Lactation Consultant is also available

Sunday

10:00 am to 12 :30 pm

St-Laurent Complex -525 Côté Street

A  Lactation Consultant is also available

 

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