Positive Parenting from Two Homes Program

Positive Parenting from Two Homes is a cost-free program that provides information to parents who are separating, divorcing, or parenting from two homes.

As a response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Positive Parenting from Two Homes program is now available online

How do I complete the program online?

  1. Download the instructions and questionnaire
  2. Read the handout:Positive Parenting from Two Homes
  3. Follow the Nova Scotia online module.
  4. Send your completed questionnaire by email to jamacswain@gov.pe.ca.

What do parents learn in the program?

Parents learn to understand their own feelings and their children’s needs during program information sessions. They also learn about developing a business-like relationship with the other parent. Individual situations are not discussed but facilitators are available during breaks and at the end of sessions for one-on-one consultations. Confidentiality is maintained during the sessions and consultations.

How are the sessions delivered?

Information sessions are presented as two 3 hour sessions (one week apart) by trained facilitators.

What topics are discussed?

  • Positive Parenting
  • Managing and Reducing Conflict
  • Parents' Experience of Separation
  • Children's Experience of Separation
  • What Children Need
  • Developmental Ages and Stages of children
  • Making Decisions
  • Parenting Plans
  • Mediation
  • How to Develop a Business-like Relationship with the Other Parent
  • Family Violence
  • Legal Information
  • Other People in Children's Lives

Where is the program offered?

Programs are offered in various locations across the province. Call (902) 368-4333 or toll-free at 1-877-203-8828 for more information.

Who can take this program?

If you are in the process of separating or divorcing, or if you are co-parenting from two separate homes, you may be eligible for this program. Program coordinators screen participants for the program and ensure that your co-parent is not in the same group.

How do I apply?

Call (902) 368-4333 or toll-free at 1-877-203-8828 to register for the program.

Is there a fee for this program?

There is no fee.

Who can I contact for more information?

Positive Parenting from Two Homes Program
Family Law Centre (Charlottetown)
Phone: (902) 368-4333
Toll-free: 1-877-203-8828


Published date: 
May 12, 2020
Justice and Public Safety

General Inquiries

Family Law Section
Honourable C.R. McQuaid Family Law Centre
1 Harbourside Access Road
Phone: 902-368-6940
Fax - 902-368-6934