Families Matter

Infant, Toddlers, Preschool

Upcoming Programs

Terrific Toddlers

Topics for discussion with strategies you can use are: Positive and Respectful Discipline Healthy Self-Esteem Ages & Stages Power Struggles Join us for coffee and a welcoming environment to learn more and discuss your parenting questions.

If the class you are interested in is full, please give us a call so that we can add you to a waiting list.

April 18, 2019 through May 16, 2019
Thursday at 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Cost (CAD): No Cost, Fully Subsidized
Rosemont Family Learning & Play Centre (Rosemont Community Centre)
2807 10 St NW

Childcare is available. Cost: $0.00

Register Now

Parent Child Mother Goose (Infant Group)

The Parent-Child Mother Goose Program® is a group experience for parents and their babies and young children that focuses on the pleasure and development of literacy skill through the use of rhymes, songs, and stories together. Parents gain skills and confidence which can enable them to create positive family patterns during their children's crucial early years, and give their children healthy early experiences with language and communication. Please note this program is for children 0 - 1 year old.

There are currently no classes available for this program.

Circle of Security

The Circle of Security is a relationship based early intervention program designed to enhance attachment security between parents and children. Decades of university-based research have confirmed that secure children exhibit increased empathy, greater self-esteem, better relationships with parents and peers, enhanced school readiness, and an increased capacity to handle emotions more effectively when compared with children who are not secure.

If the class you are interested in is full, please give us a call so that we can add you to a waiting list.

February 20, 2019 through April 17, 2019
Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Cost (CAD): $75.00
Families Matter - Trans Canada Centre
#158, 1440 52nd Street N.E.

Register Now

February 20, 2019 through April 17, 2019
Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Cost (CAD): $75.00
Families Matter - Trans Canada Centre
#158, 1440 52nd Street N.E.

Register Now

May 15, 2019 through July 3, 2019
Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Cost (CAD): No Cost, Fully Subsidized
Families Matter Parent Link Centre (Bowness)
Unit 300, 7930 Bowness Road N.W.

Childcare is available. Cost: $0.00

Register Now

Families Learning Together

Families Learning Together is a fun and playful program that helps children to get ready for entering kindergarten and helps their parents learn how to support their child’s learning and growth as they start school.Children attending this program should be 3.5 - 4 years old who will be beginning kindergarten the following year. Childcare available for siblings.

If the class you are interested in is full, please give us a call so that we can add you to a waiting list.

April 9, 2019 through June 20, 2019
Tuesday and Thursday at 1:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Cost (CAD): No Cost, Fully Subsidized
Families Matter Parent Link Centre (Bowness)
Unit 300, 7930 Bowness Road N.W.

Childcare is available. Cost: $0.00

Register Now

Infant Massage

This class will teach parents of infants (6 weeks - 6 months old) how to use a nurturing touch to connect with baby and support growth and development in this unique way. The parents can use the techniques at home to provide a full body massage to their little ones.

If the class you are interested in is full, please give us a call so that we can add you to a waiting list.

February 21, 2019 through February 28, 2019
Thursday at 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Cost (CAD): No Cost, Fully Subsidized
Families Matter - Trans Canada Centre
#158, 1440 52nd Street N.E.

Class is Full

Toddler Talk

Toddler years are times of great learning and growth for your child and that can mean big emotions and frustrations for children and parents. By understanding what your child's experiencing and how you can help them, the stress between you can be reduced. We will talk about your frustrations and joys, the use of Time-In, what is discipline, and all your toddler questions, so please bring them all!

There are currently no classes available for this program.

Nobody's Perfect

Nobody’s Perfect is a support and education program for parents of children from birth to age five. Nobody’s Perfect is a free program that supports parents to enhance their knowledge, skills, self-confidence, and support systems. The program has proven to be successful across Canada and internationally.

If the class you are interested in is full, please give us a call so that we can add you to a waiting list.

March 13, 2019 through May 1, 2019
Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Cost (CAD): No Cost, Fully Subsidized
Families Matter Parent Link Centre (Bowness)
Unit 300, 7930 Bowness Road N.W.

Childcare is available. Cost: $0.00

Class is Full

What People Are Saying…

“The programs at Families Matter are simply incredible. We've learned so much when it comes to parenting our two little ones.” Danielle Stewart

“The team at Families Matter gave us the help and resources we needed to grow our family.” Tracy Schultz