Find Support, Programs, and Services
We offer support for parents of babies and toddlers and for children with special needs.
We can help you learn new parenting skills and how to support your children (birth to 6) as they learn to read and interact with others.
Support for Parents of Babies and Toddlers
If you have children 3 years and under, we can help you if:
- you're feeling sad, worried, or alone
- you often don't know why your baby is crying
- you're worried about what your baby can or can't do
Every baby and parent is different. Knowing what works for each of you is important.
We can help you learn more about your baby's needs and how to connect with them.
Download our information pamphlet:
- Peel Infant-Parent Program (PIPP) – (English) (PDF)
- Programme Enfant-Parent de Peel (PEPP) – (Français) (PDF)
Call 905-791-7800 ext. 7627, Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Support for Children with Special Needs
To get help for your child with special needs:
Call 905-791-7800 ext. 7627, Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., or email PIRS@peelregion.ca.
EarlyON centres offer free drop-in programs for caregivers and children from 0 to 6 years old. You can learn and play with your child, meet people and get advice.
- Find an EarlyON child and family centre (English)
- Trouver un centre pour l'enfant et la famille ON y va (Français)
Note: The Positive Parenting program is no longer offered. Please contact the EarlyON Centre to access support.
Parenting Tip Sheets
Being a parent is a rewarding and important role. It can also be challenging at times. These parent tip sheets cover a several topics relevant to families with children aged 0-6 years and provide tips and strategies to use in your everyday life.
- Choices (PDF)
- Temper Tantrum (PDF)
- Consequences (PDF)
- Adjusting to Child Care (PDF)
- Separation from Family Members (PDF)
- Setting Limits (PDF)
Talk about Drugs online parent modules
You are one of the most important influences in keeping your kids drug-free. Use this resource to start the conversation about drug use and abuse with your young child.
These free and interactive Talk about Drugs online parent modules provide simple strategies for talking with your children about various drugs, including alcohol. Talk early. Talk often.