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[ Browse by Service Category : Family Relationships : Sub-Topics of Parents (109) ]


Men who have children.

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Foster Parents

Individuals who are licensed to provide a home for orphaned, abused, neglected or delinquent children or children with disabilities, usually with the approval of the government or a social service agency.

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Kinship Caregivers

Grandparents, aunts and uncles or other relatives, members of a child’s tribe or clan, godparents, stepparents, neighbours, friends of the family or other adults who can serve as "family" who have taken on the responsibility of raising children in situations where the birthparents are unable or unwilling to provide for their care.

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LGBTQ2+ Parents

Individuals who have children and identify as part of the gender and sexually expansive community including those who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or two-spirit.

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Women who have children.

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Multiple Birth Parents

Parents who have twins, triplets, quadruplets or other multiples of children who were born at the same time.

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New Parents

Parents with a recently born child.

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Pregnant Women

Women who are awaiting the birth of a child.

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Single Parents

Men and women who are unmarried, widowed, separated or divorced and who have parental responsibility for one or more children.

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Teenage Parents

Adolescents who are mothers or fathers.

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The above terms and definitions are part of the Taxonomy of Human Services, used here by permission of INFO LINE of Los Angeles.

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