EarlyON Child and Family Centres provide services that are child and family centered, community driven, integrated and collaborative, developmentally appropriate, socially inclusive and evidence based.
At the EarlyON Child and Family Centre, parents, caregivers and children can take part in a range of programs and activities, feel supported and share parenting information, receive information about programs and services that are available for young children, and talk to Early Years professionals as well as other parents and caregivers.
There is no cost to attend any of our programs or activities.
Main Centres offer a free Resource Lending Library for families full of parenting supports, books and toys.
The activities provided for the children include creative experiences, science and math experiences, circle time, snack time, activities that promote literacy and experiences that promote social and emotional development. The environments are safe, welcoming and are well equipped with age appropriate materials and furnishings that contribute to the overall learning experience.
Programs We Offer:
Parent-Child Interactive Programs
Stay, Play and Learn, Marvelous Math, Cooking with Kids, Early Science, Little Artists and Loose Parts and more.
Triple P, Nobody’s Perfect, Parent Child Mother Goose Infant and Toddler, Parenting Your Toddler, Getting Ready for K.
Infant and Post-natal Programs
Grow with Your Baby, Breastfeeding Supports, Post Natal Group Drop-in.
To learn more, click on links below or download our Programs & Services PDF.
Parents are encouraged to keep track of their child’s milestones right from infancy. Research tells us that children’s experiences during pregnancy and from the day they are born affects how they feel, learn, and make friends. Screening helps all parents see if their child’s development is on track! Talk to an EarlyON staff for more information.
An opportunity for parents/caregivers with infants to engage in play together as well as information sharing on important topics.
Provide opportunities to build parent/caregiver knowledge on a range of topics. Child minding is provided during most programming.
Promotes learning through engaged play, inquiry-based experiences that build on developmental skills.
How Does Learning happen? Ontario’s Pedagogy for the Early Years continues to guide our agency within our early years programming and services, as well as supporting our view of parents and caregivers as co-learners in our environments. We are dedicated in offering a sense of belonging, engagement, expression and well-being in all our interactions with families and children.