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Home Management Program

Home Management is a voluntary program promoting independence by teaching life skills and offering support to individuals, families, and groups.

If you are receiving social assistance or are on a limited income and live in the City of Hamilton, please call 905-546-4804, fax 905-546-3095, or email homemanagement@hamilton.ca for further information.

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Learning, Earning, and Parenting (LEAP) Program

The Learning, Earning and Parenting (LEAP) Program provides client centered supports for young parents under the age of 26 yrs to help them obtain their Grade 12 diploma or equivalency. Financial support is available for school-related expenses.

LEAP is a mandatory program for those under 18 years of age who are on Ontario Works. The program is voluntary for those between the ages of 18-25 years old.

For more information, contact 905-546-2424 Ext 3088 or send an email to Leap Program at leap@hamilton.ca.




Growing Together Guide – September to December 2016

Courses, Workshops & Groups on a variety of topics such as:

  • Prenatal Education
  • Anxiety Issues in Children
  • Teen Issues
  • Mental Health
  • Skill Development
  • Child Safety
  • Parenting
  • Children and Youth with Special Needs
  • Bedtime, Behaviour, Homework, Fear & Anger Issues

Learn more about courses offered from September to December 2016




Public Health Agency of Canada – Healthy Pregnancy is in Your Hands

Tools, factsheets and links for all Canadians looking for information on preconception health, pregnancy and new parents.

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Triple P Ontario

Visit the Triple P website to find helpful parenting tips, listen to podcasts about common parenting challenges and learn more about the Triple P program and how it has helped families.

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Think, Feel, Act: Lessons from Research about Young Children

The Ministry has worked with leading experts in the field of early childhood education to develop six research briefs for educators working in early years settings. These briefs highlight the latest research in early childhood development, strategies to put the key ideas into practice and reflective questions for educators.

You will notice a common thread throughout the briefs: a view of the child as competent, capable of complex thinking, curious, and rich in potential.

Get the research briefs in PDF format




Healthy Baby, Healthy Brain

As a parent, you play an important role in the development of your baby’s brain. You are your baby’s most important connection to the world. This website will help you support your baby’s brain development.

Visit the Health Baby, Health Brain website




Parenting, Children and Families – Public Health Services

This site provides a variety of parenting resources from how to find child care to family health to parenting classes offered in the City of Hamilton.

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