There is no more important job than being a parent. The Wellness Centre offers a range of activities to support you and put you in touch with other English-speaking parents living in the Capitale-Nationale (Greater Québec City) region.
For a summary of the information below, please open our Family Matters pamphlet which also includes information on many local services for expectant women and families with young children (use legal-size 8.5 x 14 paper if you want to print it). Also, be sure to sign up for our Family Matters e-letter.
Baby Chat Café
A place for parents of infants up to one year of age to get together each month.
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.
Free get-togethers in local parks over the summer for English-speaking parents of children of all ages and their caregivers
Take-a-Break Drop In
A place for parents with pre-school age 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.
Are you a guy raising a child in Quebec City? Check out our information page full of helpful paternity resources as well as opportunities to connect with other English-speaking parents and their kids.
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 our breastfeeding coach.
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.
Support for parents living with perinatal loss. This service is offered in English through a partnership with Les Perséides.
Support and information to help you navigate pre and post-natal resources, services and information in the Québec City region.
Prenatal Information Meetings
Get ready for birth!
School Readiness and Parenting workshops
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.