Resources for Caregivers
Waterloo Region FASD Caregiver Support Group
The Waterloo Region FASD Caregiver Support Group is a gathering of caregivers whose common thread is past or present experience parenting a child, youth or adult living with FASD. Caregivers are welcome to come and share their story, wisdom and knowledge with the group or to seek support and advice from others who have lived through similar experiences.
With the support of others and by building on shared experiences, caregivers can learn strategies and tips that will help lead to quality relationships and more positive experiences for their child. The facilitator(s) of the group and trained mental health professionals and provide a safe, judgment free environment.
When We Meet:
The Group is currently on hold due to low attendance. If you are interested in attending please contact Karen
For more information, please contact Karen Huber at firstname.lastname@example.org
Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Waterloo Region
Offers mentoring programs to children, ages 6 to 16, who face cultural and socio-economic marginalization in the areas of academic, relationship skills, peer to peer as well as social and life skills.
Healthy Babies, Healthy Children
Support for pregnant women with children aged 0-6, through public health nurses and home visiting.
Healthy Children Info Line
Information from public health nurses about the healthy growth of children up to the age of 6.
Ontario Early Years Centre
Information for parents and caregivers about programs and services that are available for young children. The Centres provide the opportunity to talk to early years professionals, as well as other parents and caregivers in the community.
Waterloo Region Family Network
This is a family-driven resource centre dedicating to providing the support, knowledge, and assistance families need in order to make informed decisions. The Network assists all families of children (all ages) with special needs, regardless of diagnosis or lack thereof. Programs include parent-to-parent mentoring, a variety of workshops and seminars, ongoing support groups and personal guidance.