Recent News

July 19, 2012
EBFC Proud Sponsor of Father Involvement Initiative
The Etobicoke Brighter Futures Coalition is proud to sponsor Dad Central Ontario. Committed to strong, healthy children by affirming and valuing the bond between fathers and their children, Dad Central Ontario works to provide relevant and well-crafted information for fathers and for individuals, agencies, and programs working with fathers.

EBFC also hosted two very successful father involvement training sessions for members this past spring led by Brian Russell of Dad Central Ontario. Participants left with a better understanding of how to implement policies and program ideas that would engage fathers.




June 14, 2011
EBFC Welcomes New Coalition Coordinator
The Etobicoke Brighter Futures Coalition is very pleased to announce that Karin Davis has joined the Coalition in the position of Coalition Coordinator.
For more information about Karin, click on the title above.


January 04, 2011
EBFC Launches New Parent Education for School Readiness Program
In partnership with First Stage Child Care Centre and Terry Tan Child Care Centre, a new parent education program is launching! The Parent Education for School Readiness is a four-week group program for parents with children who are about to enter school for the first time. Click on the title above to learn more about this program.

January 03, 2011
New RIRO Training Dates
Fall RIRO Training has been rescheduled to Friday February 4, 2011 and Friday February 18, 2011.

September 22, 2010
EBFC Schedules Fall Reaching IN... Reaching OUT (RIRO) Training Dates
Reaching IN... Reaching OUT (RIRO) is an evidence based two-part skill training program designed to help adults help young children develop a resilient view about life. RIRO's training uses a cognitive behavioural and social problem-solving approach based on the Penn Resilience Program. Click on the title above to learn more about this training program and how to register.

September 07, 2010
EBFC Hosts an Executive Directors Breakfast Discussion Meeting
On October 7, 2010, the Etobicoke Brighter Futures Coalition is bringing Executive Directors of agencies offering Early Years Service in Etobicoke together to discuss the broad systemic and policy changes in the early years sector. Click on the title above to read more!