Early Steps Program
|Address & Map|
|Major Intersection||John St N and King St E|
|Fax||905-522-3706 or 905-522-3433|
|Primary Contact||Sherri Case, Early Child Development Worker; Phone: 905-522-3233 ext 242; Email: email@example.com|
|Primary Executive||Denise Brooks, Executive Director|
|Located In Community||Hamilton Central|
|Description||All children and their families entering the program will complete a child development assessment for the purpose of early identification of needs. The program will run for nine weeks on a weekly basis for 3 hrs per week. There will be 4 separate programs per year. |
Children will be engaged in the Healthy Play and Engagement component where they will be provided with opportunities to participate in fun activities to enhance all areas of development. At the same time the parents will be part of the Parenting Skills Program.
The parents will participate in three sessions to promote Parent-Child Bonding relationships where they will learn strategies, techniques to engage their children towards healthy development. This will be provided as workshops and/or interactive activities as part of the Healthy Play and Engagement components.
|Hours||Early Steps Program Mon, Tue, Fri 10 am-12 noon * Administration Mon, Fri 9 am-5 pm, Tue, Thu 9 am-8 pm, Wed 12:30 pm-5 pm * every third Fri 6 pm-8 pm * every third Sat 9 am-1 pm|
|Areas Served||Hamilton Central|
|Eligibility||Ages: 2 year(s) - 6 year(s) |
Children and their parents/caregivers * children must be accompanied by a parent/caregiver.
*All newcomer groups are eligible for this program.
|Bus Routes||(1) KING ; (1A) KING ; (3) CANNON ; (10) B-LINE|
|Languages||English ; Interpretive Services|
|Service Categories||Child Development Classes ; Children's Play Groups ; Developmental Assessment ~ Children and Youth with Disabilities ; Early Intervention for Children with Disabilities/Delays ; Family Life Education ; Parent/Child Activity Groups ; Parenting Skills Classes ~ Developmental Issues|
|Subjects||Children ; Developmental disabilities ; Financial assistance ; Free services ; Parent and child programs ; Parenting support|
|Local Subjects||Special needs|