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1973 Baseline Rd
Ottawa, ON, K2C 0C7
Ages served: Children and Families, Children 0-3, Children 6-12, Children 12+, Youth, Other
Fees: Yes
Offers children a wide range of toys to test. Enables children, through their natural love of play, to educate Canadians about what to look for in a toy. ... more »
300 Goulburn Private
Ottawa, ON, K1N 1C9
613-565-5615 x232
Fees: None
The Eastern Ontario Early Literacy Team (ELS) promotes and enriches early literacy and language development opportunities for children birth to age six years. ... more »
201-153 Chapel St.
Ottawa, ON, K1N 1H5
Ages served: Other
Fees: None
Offers free 1 to 1 tutoring to adults who cannot go to school. Lessons are given in the student’s home. Students must be Permanent Residents and live in Ottawa. Canadian Citizens are not eligible. more »
153 Chapel St., Suite 103B
Ottawa, ON, K1N 1H5
(613) 294-9419
Fees: None
Hosts Reading Circles and Homework Clubs in the Ottawa area. Volunteer-based, with a focus on children's literacy. Children across the city are learning to ... more »
Ages served: Children and Families
Fees: Yes
Nest European Toys + Home is one of North America's largest importer of European toys and home goods. Pure silk and organic cotton and merino wool clothing and ... more »
381 Kent St., Suite 208
Ottawa, ON, K2P 4A8
613 235 4875
Fees: None
A non-profit organization committed to advancing the full social and economic integration of people of Chinese descent into mainstream society. Offers ... more »
210-404 McArthur
Ottawa, ON, K1K 1G8
1-800-855-0511 (Toll Free)
Ages served: Children and Families, Youth
Fees: None
Supports adult literacy programs in Ottawa; operates the ABC Line, an information and referral service for adults looking to improve their basic skills; ... more »
959 Wellington St.
Ottawa, ON, K1Y 2X5
(613) 725-0202
Fees: None
Assists newcomers to Ottawa to become equal participants in the social, economic and political life of Canada. Offers settlement services, clinical counselling ... more »
570 West Hunt Club
Nepean, ON, K2G 3R4
613-224-4455 x2382
Ages served: Children and Families
Fees: None
Here is where parents/caregivers and children from birth to age 6 can come to play and learn together. Coordinated by the Ottawa Catholic School Board, the ... more »
1645 Woodroffe Avenue
Ottawa, ON, K2G 1W2
613-596-8211 x3207
613-596-8211 x8589 (Toll Free)
Ages served: Children and Families
Fees: None
A place where parents/caregivers and children (0-6 yrs) come to play and learn together. Coordinated by the OC DSB, the centres are located in elementary ... more »
Heartwood House 153 Chapel St.
Ottawa, ON, K1N 1H5
(613) 234-2494
Fees: None
A non-profit literacy organization for adults in the Ottawa region in operation since 1978. People, Words & Change helps people read and write better. Our ... more »
Library and Archives Canada 395 Wellington Street
Ottawa, ON, K1A 0N4
(819) 934-8341 1-866-578-7777
Fees: None
A program to promote Canadian children's literature and reading. It highlights notable books on a variety of themes and features award-winning Canadian ... more »
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