Men who have children.
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.
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.
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.
Women who have children.
Parents who have twins, triplets, quadruplets or other multiples of children who were born at the same time.
Parents with a recently born child.
Men and women who are unmarried, widowed, separated or divorced and who have parental responsibility for one or more children.
Adolescents who are mothers or fathers.
The above terms and definitions are part of the Taxonomy of Human Services, used here by permission of INFO LINE of Los Angeles.