Toronto Family

Toronto Family is a web page of resources for parents and parents-to-be, highlighting programs, supports, services and events taking place across the city.

Picture of Toronto families in front of the Toronto sign at Nathan Phillips Square

What's new

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  • Free exhibit, From Streets to Playgrounds looks at early 20th century children in impoverished Toronto neighbourhoods, and how social reformers used photography to help move them from the streets into playgrounds. This exhibit is on at the Toronto Archives and continues until August 2017.

  • Licensed Child Care Demand and Affordability Study , Oct 2016.   A report by a University of Toronto research team and commissioned by the City.


  • Ban on wait list fee for child care - Effective September 1, 2016  licensed child care centres and home child care agencies can no longer charge a fee or require a deposit to join a child care waitlist.

  • Get moving - ActiveTO provides simple and fun ideas to get people of all abilities moving every day.
  • What's new at the library?  Check out new fiction for children at the Toronto Public Library.
  • Toronto Planning study - Learn more about Planning for Children in New Vertical Communities
  • Free dental care for children - Check to see if you are eligible for Ontario's Healthy Smiles program.