There is no more important job than being a parent. The Wellness Centre offers a range of activities for parents of young children to support you and put you in touch with other English-speaking parents living in the area.
For a list of local resources, including contact information for birthing centres, open our Pregnant? pamphlet (use legal-size 8.5 x 14″ paper if you want to print it).
Baby Chat Café
A place for parents of infants up to one year of age to get together each month.
Free, fun-filled, active outings for English-speaking dads, step-dads, grandpas and uncles raising kids in the region.
EPIQ (English-speaking Parents in Quebec City)
A group to help English-speaking parents with young children find one another in Quebec City.
Family Matters e-newsletter
A free e-bulletin for parents of young children.
NOTE: This program is temporarily on hold due to COVID-19 for the summer of 2021
Free get-togethers in local parks over the summer for English-speaking parents and caregivers of children of all ages.
Take-a-Break Drop In
A place for parents with preschool children to get together.
Travellin’ Toddler Time
A free activity of the Quebec City Reading Council especially for pre-school age children and their parents or grandparents.
Baby Book Bag
A free gift bag for new parents to foster a love for reading and help strengthen the parent/child bond.
Learn how to soothe and relax your baby from a certified massage therapist.
Breastfeeding Information Session for Expectant Parents
Practical advice for moms and dads-to-be from an Allaitement Québec breastfeeding coach.
Café au Lait Crew
Breastfeeding support and advice from other parents along with a certified breastfeeding coach from Allaitement Québec.
First Aid Course
Parents, learn from a Red Cross instructor about how to care for your child’s (age 8 and under) bumps, bee stings, scraped knees and more.
Is My Child On Track?
Get a better idea of what is “normal” when it comes to speech and language in children under five.
Downloadable activities to help develop literacy skills in toddlers through early reading awareness and to enhance parents’ playful reading skills.
Discover how you can help your child develop skills to succeed at school and beyond.
Speech Therapy Screening Clinics
Screen your child for delays in speech and language abilities with a speech-language pathologist. Free screening sessions are offered twice annually.