Ancaster - Dundas - Flamborough, Todays Family - Early Learning and Child Care, Main Site - Waterdown Location
|Early Years Information|
|Early Years Headings||Ontario Early Years|
|Location, Telephone & Internet|
|Address & Map|
|Located In Community||Waterdown|
|Major Intersection||Franklin St and Dundas St E|
|Mailing Address||PO Box 1494 |
315 Dundas St E
Waterdown, ON L0R 2H0
|Primary Contact||Deb Forster, Co-ordinator|
|Alternate Contact||Marni Flaherty, Executive Director|
|Description & Services|
|Description||The Ontario Early Years Centres in Hamilton strive to work with parents, caregivers and the community to:|
The vision for Hamilton's Early Years Centres is to create a welcoming and accessible environment for all parents and caregivers. The Early Years Centres allow parents and caregivers to acquire information, resources and support they need to ensure that all children have the best possible start in life, and provide a place where parents, grandparents, caregivers and children six years of age and younger play and learn together.
Toy lending library services are available at this location.
This site offers Aboriginal programming once a month. For more information on Aboriginal services in the City of Hamilton contact the "Niwasa Early Learning and Outreach Program" at 905-549-4884
This program presently participates in Raising the Bar. The presence of a Raising the Bar certificate is a sign that the program is committed to maintaining provincial regulatory standards as well as local community standards. For more information please go to: www.ascy.ca/raising_info-for-parents.htm.
|Hours||Mon, Thu 8:30 am-4 pm * Tue, Wed 8:30 am-7 pm * Fri 8:30 am-12 noon * Sat 9:30 am-12:30 pm * Check it out drop-in - Call for specific dates and times|
|Dates||All year except Statutory Holidays|
|Areas Served||Hamilton (City of) - Focused on the communities of Ancaster, Dundas and Flamborough|
|Boundaries||City of Hamilton * Focused on the communities of Ancaster, Dundas and Flamborough|
|Eligibility||Ages: 6 year(s) and under |
Adults, Infants, Toddlers, Children, accompanied by parents, grandparents or caregivers.
|Accessibility||Partially Accessible - Main floor where the Early Years program takes place is accessible: Ramp and wide entrance; wheelchair accessible washrooms; 2nd floor where some workshops take place is not accessible|
|Funding||Provincial - Ontario Ministry of Children & Youth Services|
|Membership Types||Raising the Bar - 2012|
|Service Categories||Child Development Classes ; Children's Play Groups ; Early Childhood Family Centres ; Early Literacy Development Programs ; Family Life Education ~ Parenting Issues ; Parent/Child Activity Groups ; Parenting Skills Classes ~ Developmental Issues ; Parenting Skills Classes ~ Parents of Infants/Toddlers ; Parenting Skills Classes ~ Parents of Preschool Aged Children ; Toys/Toy Loan|