Parenting in Early Years | Yorktown Family Services

Parenting in Early Years

General Information



  • Ages: 0 – 6 years

Self referral, CAS, CCAS referral, paediatrician referral, School referral, and different agencies referral.

Next Session Dates:
  • English: October 15th to November 26th, 2020. Registration closes October 22nd.
  • Spanish: Winter 2021, dates to be announced
Sessions Per Year:
  • Two English (Spring & Fall)
  • One Spanish (Winter)
Service Duration:

9 weeks; please note that condensed 7 week virtual sessions are being offered during COVID

Languages offered:
  • English
  • Spanish
  • English: Thursdays at 4pm
  • Spanish: Winter 2021, hours to be announced

Program will be delivered virtually


Sari Burkes: Manager, Prevention and Quality Improvement
416-394-2424 Ext:265

Justyna Czechowska: Family, Child and Youth Therapist
416-394-2424 Ext:264

Ena Burbano: Family, Child and Youth Therapist
416-394-2424 Ext:224

Parenting in Early Years (English & Spanish)

Parenting in the Early Years (PITEY) is offered in both English and Spanish is a 9-week parenting program for parents and caregivers of children birth to six years living in the former City of York. The PITEY program is part of – Program Without Walls (PWW), and is one of a range of programs offered that are linguistically and culturally modified to meet the diverse needs of families. PWW’s goal is to strengthen families and enhance the development and well-being of children living in difficult situations. The long-term goal of PITEY is to promote healthy child development. A children’s group runs in conjunction with the parenting program and provide a wide range of skill building activities for the children attending the program. The program is offered in partnership with The Macaulay Child Development Centre.

happy family sitting with their children on their laps outdoors

Parenting in the Early Years is now being offered Virtually through an online group platform (Webex invitations will be provided) .

Our next virtual session in English will run for 7 weeks from  October 15th to November 26th, 2020. The group will run on Thursday starting at 4pm. Registration closes on October 22nd.

For more information or to register, please contact Justyna at 416-394-2424 ext. 264, or Ena at ext. 224.

To download the flyer, please click below:

PITEY Fall 2020

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