Early Steps Program
|Early Years Information|
|Early Years Headings||Health and wellness|
|Location, Telephone & Internet|
|Address & Map|
|Located In Community||Hamilton Central|
|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|
|Description & Services|
|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||Program Hours: Mon 10 am-2 pm |
Mon 9 am -5 pm
Tue 9 am-8pm
Wed 12:30 pm-5 pm
Thur 9 am-8 pm
Fri 9 am-5 pm
|Areas Served||Hamilton Central|
|Boundaries||The City of Hamilton including Ancaster, Dundas, Flamborough, Glanbrook, Hamilton and Stoney Creek specifically Hamilton Central * service area bounded by Barton St E to the north, the Niagara escarpment to the south, Locke St to the west and Sherman Ave to the east|
|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.
|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|