Family and Children


Every Baby Counts

Every Baby Counts (EBC) is a free, drop-in blended The 519 community – lead group for parents and caregivers of children ages 0–12 months. EBC is a safe space that...

Date Night

An opportunity for 2SLGBTQ+ and BIPOC couples and singles to spend meaningful time and renew connections with each other and the community. Meanwhile, The 519 provides child-minding and a homework...

The 519 EarlyON Workshops

Our team will be facilitating several special workshops in November to support families and their journeys. All workshops are free and open to 2SLGBTQ+ families and families committed to creating authentic and inclusive spaces for everyone.

One-on-one with EarlyON

Child development support (0-6 years) for parents and caregivers by our  Registered Early Childhood Educators. Our Registered Early Childhood Educators can: answer your questions related to the child’s development and…

Glitterbug: 2SLGBTQ+ EarlyON Mobile Program

  The 519’s Glitterbug 2SLGBTQ+ EarlyON Mobile Program is a unique mobile program that works with EarlyON Centres across Toronto to promote inclusion and affirmation of gender and sexual diversity among children...

Gay Fathers of Toronto

A twice monthly volunteer peer support group for gay fathers. A place of inclusion, understanding, and a safe space to ask questions for support as you build your life as a gay father. This group is open to any gay father or person in a parenting role.

EarlyON Child and Family Centre (0-6 Year Olds)

The 519 EarlyON Child and Family Centre is a supportive space for families of diverse sexual orientations, gender identities, and configurations and their children (ages 0 to 6) to meet, play, talk, learn, and grow with each other.