Rural Response for Healthy Children Parent Support and Education team offer practical tools, strategies and resources to families through individual and group sessions.

Parenting Groups

Parenting Groups offer support for learning together about healthy child development, positive parenting and interactive activities for parent/caregivers and children.

What you can expect:

  • A professional, confidential and thoughtful Parent Support & Education Worker who facilitates informative groups in communities across Huron
  • Helpful parenting discussion and new friendships with other parents 
  • Community resources and referrals
  • Healthy snacks

Location and timing of parenting groups varies each season and are free for parents/caregivers and their children to attend.  Check out the Calendar of Events, email or call 519-482-8777 for more information.

If you need transportation support i.e. taxi rides or gas cards, to attend our groups, please inform the Parent Support & Education team.  Self-referral and agency referrals encouraged.

Individual Support 

Individual Support serves parents and caregivers who are seeking support and education to define and reach their parenting goals.  The Individual Support program provides positive opportunities for parents/caregivers to set parenting goals, engage in an action plan and raise their children in a healthy, safe and secure environment.

What you can expect: 

  • A professional, confidential and thoughtful Parent Support & Education Worker who will meet you in your home, the community or our office
  • Support and knowledge related to your parenting goals such as healthy attachment, child development, sleep routines, communication, positive discipline, school readiness and more
  • Additional parenting tips, community resources and referrals

This is a free program to any parent or caregiver in Huron County.  Agency referrals and self-referrals are welcome.  Email Susan Cowman or Jill Robertson or call 519-482-8777 or 800-479-0716 to chat and make a plan.