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Important notice to clients about Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Thursday September 15, 2022 EarlyON playgroup will start at 2:00p.m.

Thursday September 15, 2022 the Centre will open at 1:00 p.m.

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Baby Friendly Initiative

The Baby-Friendly Initiative is a global campaign of the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). It was developed to help hospitals and community agencies protect, promote and support breastfeeding.

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Prenatal and Breastfeeding Support

Programs and information sessions to prepare you for the arrival of your baby, support about feeding your baby, plus drop-ins, programs and one-on-one consultations for parents of young children. For information call 613-722-4000 ext. 319 or email

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EarlyON Child and Family Centre

EarlyON Child and Family Centres offer free programs to parents/caregivers and their children from birth to six years of age. These centres welcome all families to participate in quality programs that help strengthen adult-child relationships, support parent education, and; foster healthy child development.

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School Readiness and Support

Carlington offers a wide range of programs targeted to children, youth and teens. From school readiness programs for children starting kindergarten, to homework clubs, after-school programs and drop-ins.

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Annavale Headstart Nursery School

The Annavale Headstart is a full-day preschool program for 2 to 4 year-olds. Full subsidies are available for families who qualify. Bus transportation is available. Contact Program Coordinator at 613-798-5689 to find out how to register.

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