About Us

We are parents like you who understand what you are going through

The Association of Parent Support Groups in Ontario, Inc. (APSGO) was founded in 1980 by Helen Jones and developed by parents, for parents. The Association is run by parents who have first-hand experience in applying APSGO’s philosophy. We provide practical and proven parenting techniques to better respond to and support our children.

Who we help

We help Parents/Guardians who are concerned about the behaviours of young people who are struggling emotionally; withdrawn; acting out; using drugs or alcohol; exhibiting aggressive behavior; missing school or in conflict with the law.

Who can join

  • Parents, guardians, grandparents, step-parents or any adult concerned about the behaviour of a young person
  • No referrals necessary
  • No waitlist