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 12 to 24 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 Include:

  • helping your toddler feel secure by reducing separation anxiety
  • accepting your toddler’s feelings
  • setting limits with love
  • having toddler conversations
  • helping your toddler learn

The Program also Provides:

  • an opportunity for parents/caregivers to connect
  • guided activities and play stations for parents/caregivers and toddlers
  • parent reflection and discussion
  • personalized video feedback
  • a certificate of participation
  • fridge magnets based on program themes
  • TTC tokens provided as needed