“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

  • Cooling Centres in Burnaby

    Keeping Safe in Extreme Heat:

    The City of Burnaby has opened a number of
    Cooling Centres across the city. All Cooling
    Centres will have seating, drinking water,
    washroom facilities, pay showers, Wi-Fi and
    electrical outlets.
    Cooling Centres are at the following locations…

  • Celebrating the land we call our Home

    Today, July 1, 2022 we celebrate
    the land we call our home.
    We are so thankful for the land,
    the water, the communities that
    surround us…all the wonderful
    things that connect us to each other. ⁠

  • National Indigenous Peoples Day

    It’s National Indigenous Peoples Day!
    Today, (and every day) we honour and celebrate
    the First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples
    across this land.

    There are a number of different ways to recognize
    and celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day,
    but here are 3 ways…

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!