“If children feel safe, they can take risks, ask questions, make mistakes, learn to trust, share their feelings, and grow.” – Alfie Kohn

Who is Information Children?

The Canadian Society for Information Children is a non-profit organization and a registered charity, founded in 1979. We provide information, support and referrals to parents and caregivers related to the care and well-being of families with children 12 years and under. Our Parent Coach-Educators answer all Helpline calls; for areas outside of our area of expertise, we provide parents with referrals to other community organizations or resources related to the concern.

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Questions or concerns about your child?

Contact Us by phone (778.782.3548) or email (info@informationchildren.com)

Information Children Blog

  • Family Day 2024

    Family Day is coming up on Monday, February 19th. Many museums and community centres have put together events that are free or low cost. 
     
    Burnaby
    Family Day at Burnaby Village Museum
    Come and join in the fun! Celebrate South Asian culture through music, dance …

  • Family Literacy Day 2024

    In honour of Family Literacy Day

    coming up on January 27, 2024,

    we have gathered some of our

    favourite books and local literacy

    programs all in one place! 

  • HAPPY NEW YEAR!

    We are sending warm

    wishes for all our families,

    friends, and community

    partners. Here are some

    sweet and simple parenting

    skills suggestions to focus on in 2024:

    HAVE FUN! Enjoy the little moments when you can.

    Be silly every once and awhile to brighten both your

    kiddo’s and your own spirit. Parenting is hard …

Winter 2024 Workshops & Events

  • February Storytime

    Join us online over Zoom every Tuesday and Thursday from 5:30-6 pm for stories, songs, puppets and fun!

    February 1 @ 5:30 pmFebruary 29 @ 6:00 pm

  • New Parents Group

    Join us online each Friday afternoon in February for a 4 part series tailored for New Parents with kiddos aged 0-3. Learn more about and celebrate the various stages, changes

    February 2 @ 11:30 amFebruary 23 @ 1:00 pm

  • Tricky Transitions Workshop

    Whether its ending a game, leaving the house, beginning daycare, or adjusting to a new sibling, times of change can be challenging for our littles! Join us online over Zoom

    February 29 @ 1:00 pm3:00 pm

  • Conscious Discipline Workshop

    In partnership with Parent Support Services of BC we’re offering a Conscious Discipline Workshop online via Zoom on Tuesday March 5th from 10 am- 12 pm.

    March 5 @ 10:00 am12:00 pm

Parenting Help When You Need It

Helpline:  Call us at 778.782.3548

All of your concerns and questions around parenting in the early years (birth-12 years) can be addressed by a Parenting Coach-Educator.

E-support: info@informationchildren.com

Helpline and E-support hours: Monday-Friday from 9am-4pm. We check and respond to messages 1-2/day Monday-Friday between 9-4 pm. Please leave a message and we will get back to you within 24 hours Monday through Friday.

Parent Coaching:  Click here to go to our scheduling page and book a one-to-one session with one of our Parent Coach-Educators

We look forward to connecting with you soon!