Parenting is the most important job many of us have. It is filled with great joys and great challenges.

At our office, we frequently have calls from parents and caregivers asking for information and assistance on a number of issues. Below you will find some of the answers to your questions, but it is by no means an exhaustive list of resources.

There are many supports and resources available for parents, caregivers, and families within Chatham-Kent. These resources are available to help parents and caregivers on their parenting journey, as they raise their children and support youth to grow up and transition to adulthood.

If you can’t find what you are looking for, or if you have other issues you would like information about, please Contact Us.

Parenting education programs focus on building parenting practices that support the child-caregiver relationship. Learn alongside other parents and caregivers through classes or other educational opportunities. For the most up to date information about parenting programs being offered at Linck, follow us on social media or call us at 519-352-0440.

Chatham-Kent Public Health Unit (CKPHU) offers a wide range of parenting programs, including Nobody’s Perfect and First Five Years. Learn More About Parenting Programs at Chatham-Kent Public Health

Triple P is a parenting program that provides a toolbox of ideas. You choose the strategies you need. You choose the way you want to use them. It’s all about making Triple P work for you. Learn More About Triple P Parenting

Every baby deserves a safe place to sleep. Current evidence shows that factors associated with unsafe sleeping environments include infants sharing a sleeping surface with an adult or another child, and the presence of soft bedding.

Read More about Safe Sleep

Family awareness and early identification are often the first steps to effective treatment for children and youth with mental health disorders.

View Parent Resources from Children’s Mental Health Ontario.

This series of tip sheets offers current and accessible information to parents and caregivers of children aged 0 – 5 years on a variety of topics.

View the Tip Sheets here.