Family Services Ottawa offers counselling and support services to anybody in Ottawa who needs it. Counsellors are highly skilled and trained, and family services staff and clients who have already benefited from services are also involved in developing and running programs.
Programs help parents deal with challenges of parenting through courses and workshops on specific topics
Topic areas for parent workshops include:
- parenting teenage children
- violence in the home
- LGBTTQ families
- anxiety prevention
- dispute resolution
- postpartum depression
- anger management
- building self-esteem
In-school programs are offered in partnership with local school boards. They help school-age children deal with issues common to their age group and provide a place to come to for support.