Peterborough Healthy Families

Peterborough Healthy Families is a joint initiative of Kinark Child and Family Services and the Peterborough Public Library, and includes the Healthy Families Collection and Healthy Families Presentations.

The Healthy Families Collection is located in the Children's Department of the Peterborough Public Library Main Branch.

Check out our Resources page for a listing of popular parenting topics that link directly into the Library's catalogue, as well as associated web-links for further online information.

Healthy Families Presentations

Information sessions on various parenting and children's mental health themes are presented by the Healthy Families Community Partners at the Peterborough Public Library and other locations on an ongoing basis. For more information about the Healthy Families Events call 705-742-3803/1-800-386-6561.

Upcoming Events

  • Join us on Tuesday, November 15 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at Peterborough Public Health (Jackson Square, 185 King Street) in the Anstruther Room, Second Floor, for a presentation on "Keeping Cool about your Anxious Child or Teen," by Dr. Nugent. This presentation is wheelchair accessible.

Please Note: All of the Healthy Families Events are FREE, open to EVERYONE, and light refreshments are provided.

Other Community Events and Courses

For a listing of community events go to the Community Parent Education Calendar on the Peterborough Family Resource Centre website.

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