Register for our Parenting Programs

Preschool and Toddler Series

(for parents of children ages 0 to 5)

Time/Location: All sessions will be from 9:30 am to 11:30 am (on ZOOM)

Fee: FREE (Courtesy of the Ft Garry / St. Norbert Healthy Child Coalition)

These 2 hour workshops will help you navigate the common challenges parents face when parenting a toddler. Learn valuable tips, strategies and communication tools to help your toddler manage their emotions and behaviour. Feel free to register for one session or as many as you like! All sessions will be held on ZOOM.


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Thursday, June. 8, 2023

Spring 2023 Parenting Programs

Your Child and Money

(for parents of children ages 6 to 12)

Dates: Monday, May 8, 2023

Time: 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm (on ZOOM)

Fees: $15.00

This workshop for parents will address how to teach your child about money. Topics include: allowance, paying for chores, educating your child about the responsibilities and rewards of money: how to get it, how to spend it and how to keep it.

Your Child and Technology

(for parents of children ages 6 to 12)

Dates: Monday, May 15, 2023

Time: 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm (on ZOOM)

Fees: $15.00

This workshop will look at the ins and outs of cell phones and computers in parenting a technology based generation.

Topics include: appropriate screen time for each age group, internet safety, cell phone expectations and how to work together with your child to navigate ever changing technology.

Triple P Teen - Positive Parenting Program

(for parents of teens ages 11 and up) 

Dates: Thursdays, May 11 - June 15, 2023 (6 sessions)

Time/Location: 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm (on ZOOM)

Fee: $65.00 per person or $85.00 per couple

Learn to apply Triple P Positive Parenting strategies with your teen. Parents learn about the causes of adolescent behavior problems, setting specific goals, using strategies to promote a teenager's skills development, managing inappropriate behaviour, and teaching emotional self regulation. Learn how to plan around risk-taking behaviour or risky situations.

*Workbooks must be picked up or shipped in order to participate

Safety Skills for New Parents

(for parents of babies)

Date: Monday, May 29, 2023

Time: 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm (in PERSON SWFIC, @ 800 Point Rd)

Fee: $30.00

This class will cover infant choking rescue and CPR and how to avoid having to use those skills. Working off the idea “if you can predict it, you can prevent it”, we will talk about common hazards for babies and toddlers and how to avoid them.

Topics include: falls, choking and car seat safety. Participants will receive a Home Safety booklet. Come with your safety questions. This is not a certified class.

How to Listen So Kids Will Talk

(for parents of children 0 to 9)

Dates: Mondays, June 5 - June 19 (3 sessions)

Time: 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm (on ZOOM)

Fees: $45.00 per person or $65.00 per couple

This 3 week program will cover key topics from How to Talk so Kids will Listen, including helping children manage their feelings, effective discipline, using praise, and encouraging autonomy.

Parent Educator 1-on-1 Appointments

(for parents and caregivers)

Date: By appointment only

1 hour

Fee: $45.00 per 1 hour appointment only

This individual one-to-one appointment with Lori Chrol, SWFIC Parent Educator, will provide you with an opportunity to focus on challenges you are experiencing with your child.

Lori Chrol is a parent educator with over 30 years of experience leading parenting workshops at South Winnipeg Family Information Centre. Beginning as a parent participant herself, Lori has been trained and certified to lead a variety of programs including many forms of Triple P Positive Parenting, How to Talk so Kids will Listen, Nobody's Perfect Parenting, Positive Discipline, and Circle of Security.

Annually through her work at South Winnipeg Family Information Centre Lori provides guidance to over 400 parents/caregivers to help them improve communication, manage difficult behaviours and strengthen relationships within their families.

To request an appointment, please email: [email protected]

Please use the registration link above to complete registration information and provide payment after your appointment time has been confirmed.

Please Note:
All in person programs will be held at South Winnipeg Family Information Centre - 800 Point Rd, unless specified otherwise.

All online programs will be held on ZOOM, unless specified otherwise. A ZOOM account is not needed to participate. The facilitator will send you a ZOOM link via email, a couple of days prior to the course start date.