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Funded by the Ontario Ministry of Education, EarlyON Child and Family Centres are safe and inclusive environments where children ages 0 – 6 can participate with their parent/caregiver in play-based programs and activities promoting healthy child development. At EarlyON centres, you’ll also find programs and workshops that allow you to connect with your community, obtain advice from qualified professionals regarding subjects relating to child-rearing, and learn about local family services and resources.
These free programs are available on a drop-in or registered basis and operate onsite at EarlyON centres as well as nearby community locations. See event calendars for further details about programming and locations.
Note: Programs operate onsite at EarlyON centres as well as nearby locations. Check event calendars for more details.
Rick MacLeish Memorial Community Centre (Cannington Arena)
91 Elliot Street
Beaverton Public School
270 King Street
Sunderland Public School
41 Albert Street South
Multiple locations in Richmond Hill
Uxbridge Public School
64 Victoria Drive
Joseph Gould Public School
144 Planks Lane
Whitby St. Matthew YMCA Child Care Centre
60 Willowbrook Drive
Designed for children between the ages of 6 to 14, PlayON is a children's program that focuses on physical activity, healthy eating, nutrition, wellness and personal health education. Delivered in partnership with school boards across the GTA, PlayON is funded by the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Sport and operates 3-5 afternoons per week between September and June.
Our PlayON Locations are as follows (sorted by region):
To learn more about PlayON or to register your child, please contact us via
Telephone: 905-943-9622 or 1-866-317-6251
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Research has shown that the consumption of a healthy & nutritious breakfast plays an important role in a student's success. In fact, statistics show that:
To get involved, please email us at email@example.com or give us a call at (905) 943-9622 ext. 335
We are incredibly grateful for the continued commitment and support that our communities have shown the students in Peel Region. These programs could not continue without the hard work of our dedicated and passionate volunteers including parents, administrators, teaching staff, and community volunteers managed by schools throughout the Region of Peel.
Federally funded by the Public Health Agency of Canada (Childhood and Adolescent Branch), this program available for children at risk of not meeting their optimum potential. Risk factors are based on the social determents of health and include:
Our program partners with community agencies, organizations and groups to provide programs for parents and/or primary caregivers and their children.
To learn more about this program, please call 905-686-6466 or 1-800-214-7163
Durham Supervised Access services are available to help separated or divorced families deal with problems that can arise during children's visits or exchanges with non-custodial parents. These visits or exchanges take place in a child-focused setting with our trained staff and volunteers who are sensitive to the needs of the child and the family.
To learn more about our Durham Supervised Access Program or to find out how to volunteer, please call 905-619-4565 ext. 305 or 318
Looking for Licensed Child Care? Learn more about our Early Learning Programs and Before & After School Programs at the Y, or get in touch with a YMCA Child Care Location near you today to inquire about availability.
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