EarlyON Child and Family Centres are designed to provide a broad set of free programs and resources for parents and their young children. EarlyON programs are offered in more than 900 locations across the province. EarlyON Child and Family Centres enhance children’s learning and development, provide support to parents and caregivers, and connect families to community services.
Programs and Resources
EarlyON centres offer children, parents and caregivers a friendly environment that fosters positive learning with a wide range of quality programs and services to help your child reach their full potential, with:
- Programs designed especially for children up to six years old
- Play-based learning experiences that are fun and engaging – such as painting, drawing, building, creating, reading, storytelling, singing and much more
- Advice from professionals trained in early childhood development
- Information or referrals to specialized programs and services within the community
- Opportunity to meet and make connections with families with young children
The EarlyON Experience
EarlyON Child and Family Centres offer free, programs for children up to six years old and their parents/caregivers. Early ON centres are places to engage and connect with others in the community and feel a sense of belonging.
You will be welcomed by qualified early-years professionals who can provide support, advice, and helpful resources. EarlyON centres are where children and their parents/caregivers can learn, play, laugh, be curious, make friends and engage with others.
Many EarlyON Child and Family Centres are open weekdays, evenings and weekends. There are currently more than 300 EarlyON Child and Family Centres located in communities across the province as well as more than 600 mobile sites operating in locations such as libraries, parks and community centres.
Other resources and information for parents of young children:
- Looking for child care? Visit ontario.ca/childcare for helpful information on finding child care, child care options, common questions to ask a child care provider and more.
- Will your child be starting kindergarten in the coming year? You can find helpful information online that supports your child’s transition to school: ontario.ca/kindergarten.
- How Does Learning Happen? A professional learning resource for those working in child care and child and family programsedu.gov.on.ca/childcare/pedagogy.html.
- Think, Feel, Act – This resource describes how the experiences children have in the early years has a lasting effect on children’s learning, development, health and well-being edu.gov.on.ca/childcare/research.html.
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EarlyON Centre Locations
Chelmsford / Levack
Saint Charles Catholic School / Levack Public School
26 Charlotte Ave, Chelmsford, ON P0M 1L0 / 100 High St Levack, ON P0M 2C0
705-855-2334 Email: email@example.com
Copper Cliff Public School
50 School St, Copper Cliff, ON P0M 1N0
705-682-9619 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Northeastern Public School
45 Spruce St, Garson, ON P3L 1P8
705-693-5575 Email: email@example.com
Pius XII Catholic School
44 Third Ave, Greater Sudbury, ON P3B 3P8
705-525-7707 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Westmount Public School
511 Westmount Ave, Greater Sudbury, ON P3A 1B3
705-222-9683 Email: email@example.com
ON y va des emplacements
L’École publique Jeanne-Sauvé
300, rue Van Horne, Grand Sudbury, ON P3B 1H9
705-673-0131 Courriel : firstname.lastname@example.org
691 Lasalle Blvd, Sudbury, ON P3A 1X9
705-566-4135 Courriel : email@example.com