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Mindful Community for Families Drop In Group


​This monthly drop-in group for children 7-13 years old and their parents/caregivers aims to develop a sustainable community where families feel supported, interconnected and encouraged to continue their mindfulness practices.​​

​Each month covers a specific theme, and group formats alternate between separate child and parent groups, and whole family group sessions.


  • Increased present-centered attention
  • ​Enhanced emotional awareness
  • ​Enhanced use of skillful responses
  • ​Increased feeling of support and interconnection



Second Tuesday of every month, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.



The ECC, 65 Hartsdale Drive


Please note:

Pre-registration is required.

​Prior experience in a mindfulness-based group, such as "Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction for Parents and Children" is strongly recommended.


Group Sessions for Winter-Spring 2018:

January 9 - Awareness

February 13 - Love & Kindness

​March 13 - Openness

April 10 - What if it never stops raining?

May 8 - Everyday Mindfulness

​June 12 - Cultivating Peace


Facilitators and Contact Information

(416) 240-1111 ext. 2527

(416) 240-1111 ext. 2546

See our flyer here.



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The Etobicoke Children’s Centre

65 Hartsdale Drive,
Etobicoke, ON M9R 2S8
Tel: (416) 240-1111
Fax: (416) 240-7999
Accredited by: Children's Mental Health Ontario Logo Sante mentale pour enfants Ontario
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