Register online or call Toronto Public Health at 416-338-7600 or eChat with a Public Health Nurse for more information.


Make the Connection (MTC) program is a free parenting program offered to parents/caregivers:

  • with children birth to 12 months
  • able to attend weekly two hour sessions for nine weeks on a regular basis

The program is facilitated in a group setting by Public Health Nurses and/or trained community partners.

Topics Covered Include:

  • helping your baby feel close to you
  • helping your baby feel good about themselves
  • helping your baby understand and talk
  • saying no to baby with love
  • being the best parent you can be
  • helping baby discover their world

The Program also Provides:

  • an opportunity for parents/caregivers to connect
  • parents/caregivers/baby songs and rhymes
  • hands on parent/caregiver and baby activities
  • personalized video feedback
  • fridge magnets based on program themes
  • a certificate of participation
  • TTC tokens provided as needed