Ottawa, Ontario

Welcome to the Parent Resource Centre

Committed To Every Child's Development



Parent Resource Centre (PRC) is helping Ottawa’s children in need return to school by supporting the Caring and Sharing Exchange.


We are an official drop-off location to accept donations of new school supplies for the Sharing in Student Success Program


Drop off your donations at our Centre:

300 Goulburn Private

Ottawa, ON


Monday-Friday 9:00-4:00


New supplies that are still needed:                                           

(NO corporate logos, offensive designs or text on these items)

  • Backpacks: new, child or youth-sized
  • Pencil cases: new
  • Lunch bags/boxes
  • Pencils/pens/erasers/pencil sharpeners
  • Metric rulers
  • Packages of 3-ring hole lined paper
  • Lined notebooks
  • Packages of colouring pencils/crayons/coloured markers
  • Highlighters
  • Glue sticks
  • Blunt scissors
  • Geometry sets/Calculators
  • Duotangs/Binder dividers


All school supplies that you donate will help make a difference in the lives of hundreds of children in need in our community.




As a children's charity, the Parent Resource Centre (PRC) is a leader in family support resource programs and comprehensive training for professionals. 


With a focus on early learning, parent support, training, research and community capacity, PRC aims to have a lasting impact on children's developmental outcomes.  By using current best practices, we offer a holistic approach to support children, their parents and caregivers, as well as to front-line service providers who work with and nurture our children.


PRC is committed to high quality, accessible programs and provides relevant parenting information that makes a tangible difference in a family's life.  Our service area includes greater Ottawa, and continues to the counties to the east and west of the city.


With over 40 years of service in the child and youth sector, PRC is considered a destination for parents, caregivers, professionals and children.



Upcoming Programs:



Making Parenting Connections- a 10 week Parenting Course for families involved with the Children's Aid Society

Starting Wednesday, September 30th from 5:00-7:30 pm

To register call: 613-565-2467 ext. 222



First Aid/CPR course for Home Child Care Providers

October 1 and 8 from 6:00-9:00 pm

To register call: 613-565-2467 ext. 222



Little Lotus Yoga classes offered at the Parent Resource Centre

  • Mom and Baby class
  • Parent  and Preschool class

To register visit:



For information on parenting supports and programs or

resources for families please call the

Parent Support and Information Resource Line at 

613-565-2467 ext. 222

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