About Us

Who We Are

The Family Care Office is guided by our:


Supporting: providing services and resources to meet diverse family needs

Caring: listening and acting with concern for the wellbeing of every individual in the University of Toronto community

Respect: treating people with dignity


University of Toronto is a leader in supporting you in your family life as you learn and work


The Family Care Office provides guidance, resources, referrals, educational programming and advocacy for the University of Toronto community and their families. We raise awareness of family care issues central to the achievement of education and employment equity at the University of Toronto.

Who We Serve

The Family Care Office supports current University of Toronto students, staff, faculty, post-doctoral fellows and their families with any family care related issue.

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Keep up-to-date on upcoming events, workshops and groups offered through the FCO. Sign-up to be part of our e-newsletter mailing list by contacting us by phone or email.

Staff Contacts and Hours

We are open Monday to Friday from 9:00am to 5:00pm, with extended evening hours on Tuesdays until 6:00pm. Summer hours are Monday to Friday from 9:00am to 4:30pm, Tuesdays to 6:00pm.

Telephone: 416.978.0951

Francesca Dobbin, Director, Family Programs & Services

Kaye Francis, Manager

Helen Reddy Katz, Family Care Advisor (Student Focus)

Dunya Mojadiddi, Education and Communications Coordinator

Natasja VanderBerg, Faculty Relocation and Family Caregiver Leave Specialist

Meike Vangerwen, Information and Communications Officer

Our Address:
215 Huron Street, Suite 603
Toronto, Ontario
M5S 1A2

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