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EarlyON Child and Family Centres

Offers free, high-quality registered programs for families with children 6 and under.

Update on program reopening

Some EarlyON indoor and outdoor programs are reopening based on the Ontario Step 3 safety guidance. EarlyON centres will continue to offer online programs. Visit infopeel.ca for details.

EarlyON Centres support families seeking convenient, accessible, play-based learning activities with their children.

Your child can:

Families can interact with staff and qualified early years professionals to learn more about resources in the community. Parents, grandparents and caregivers can join support groups.

Some EarlyON locations offer French services and Indigenous led online programs. The goal of each centre is to meet the unique needs of families.

Some programs, including child development supports, are being offered online.

To learn more about:

Find an EarlyON child and family centre near you.

Reopening of EarlyON centres

In Peel, we’re planning for a gradual reopening of EarlyON indoor and outdoor programs. Visit infopeel.ca for details.

To accommodate physical distancing some EarlyON settings will not be able to serve the same numbers of families as they did before COVID-19.

We're supporting agencies to make your family’s experience as enriching as possible while delivering programs safely. While EarlyON settings must introduce enhanced protocols to keep you, your children and staff safe we will not compromise the quality of your experience with us.

We've created information for EarlyON providers to support training and protect the health and safety of staff, children and families. Access EarlyON provider COVID-19 enhanced health and safety protocols.

Other information

This service is available for families looking for information about their child's development. Supported by Peel Region and in partnership with EveryMind Mental Health Services, qualified EarlyON staff and Resource Consultants can help you understand your child's development and guide you to resources should you have questions or concerns.

Early development supports and school readiness programs help prepare children and families for future.

We offer supports where you can connect privately to discuss your child’s development and get referrals to specialized resources if necessary.

Learn more about EarlyON Child Development Supports.