Separation and divorce
Announcing the separation
This page will soon be available in English. In the meantime, here's a list of web pages on the same topic.
How to tell your child
Talking to Your Children About Your Separation and Preparing Them for Change (Gouvernment of Canada)
Who Should Tell the Children and Where (Families change)
Explaining Why Parents Separate or Divorce (Families change)
What You Should Say (Families change)
What You Should Not Say (Families change)
A Child's Age and Stage of Development Make a Difference (Justice Canada)
Easing the transition for the child
Info-Social 811: psychosocial workers can help you if you are experiencing difficult family situations or if your child’s behaviour worries you.
Première ressource Aide aux parents: consultations by phone, email or chat on issues related to parent-child relationships.
211: to find community and social resources available in your area.
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