Connexions provides a number of services and supports for children and their families!
Free activities and workshops for parents with young children on a full range of topics, including legal information, starting kindergarten, developmental skills and more. We also offer mental health and wellbeing check-ins and referral service for parents needing help accessing health and social services within the Outaouais.
Our Playgroup program provides a social-support network for English-speaking parents of young children (0-5 years) that includes health promotion activities and information. Find out more!
You can now borrow one of our Let’s Play & Talk Kits from from four of our partners in the MRC des Collines. The Kits include speech & language resources, games and children’s books. Find out more!
Created as a guide to help young children transition from home or daycare to school, these School Transition Kits are available to all children entering 4- year old kindergarten. Learn more!
Family with a special need or disability? Check-out our Online Directory for families with children, youth and adults with special needs. We are continually adding more resources. Find out more!
Feeling lonely, mentally drained or stressed? Need a listening ear and compassionate heart? Connexions is providing Mental Health & Wellness Check-Ins by our new Mental Health Project Coordinator. Register now!
Pregnant Persons and Parents-to-Be
Find useful resources including the Ma Grossesse pregnancy notification service, which allows you to find a professional to monitor your pregnancy.
Pregnancy & Infant Loss
Parents Orphelins and Bereaved Families of Ontario offers a wide range of support services for families who have lost a
Respite Services for Families With Young Children
Find a list of respite services in the Outaouais region for families with young children.
Ticks & Lyme Disease | Learn How To Protect Yourself!
Find information and tips on protecting yourself from ticks and Lyme disease.
Digital Literacy & Outdoor Play
Find useful digital literacy resources on a wide range of topics including online safety, tips for limiting screen time, the importance of outdoor play, and more!
Kids’ Dental Health
Find great tips to help your child reduce the risks of dental decay. Good oral health is essential to total health and well-being at any age!
List of Support Resources for Women & their Children
Find useful health and social service resources including support groups, shelters, crisis & non-crisis supports, and more!
Financial Supports for Children, Youth and Adults with Special Needs
Find various financial supports available from different levels of government and non-profit organizations.
Frequently Asked Questions
Find answers to the most frequently asked questions to available health and socila service sresources within the Outaouais.
Literacy Resources for Families
Find literacy resources to help encourage your family to read! Includes tips & tricks to get your child reading, fun videos and more!
Resources for Men’s Health and Well-Being
The following are a few resources such as support groups and activities available within the Outaouais that are geared specifically towards men.
Picky Eating Resources | Healthy Eating For Families & Children
Are your children picky eaters? Find great tips to encourage your children to eat healthy snacks and meals.
Information Sheets for Parents of Children Ages 2-5
Find information sheets on learning, emotions, sleep & communication for young children.