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101-A Malvern Dr.
Nepean, ON, K2J 2S8
(613) 825-1271
Fees: None
At Barrhaven Child Care Centre, we believe children are entitled to opportunities that support and encourage their emotional, social, cognitive and physical ... more »
2940 Old Montreal Rd.
Cumberland, ON, K4C 1E6
(613) 833-3059
Fees: Yes
Open May - October Wednesday to Sunday, 10 am to 5 pm. Also open in December for Christmas programming. Check the website or call for information about ... more »
Family Resource Centres / Drop-Ins / Toy Libraries
5 Myrand Ave.
Ottawa, ON, K1N 5N7
(613) 789-3020
Fees: None
Centre de ressources pour les enfants francophones de la naissance à 5 ans, leur famille et les responsables de garde. Matinées et après-midis rencontres; ... more »
75 Hemmingwood Way
Nepean, ON, K2G 5T6
613-225-4819
Ages served: Children and Families, Children 0-3
Fees: None
Family Resource Centre for families and caregivers with children ages birth to 6 years. A satellite of Ottawa-West/Nepean Ontario Early Years Centre. more »
750B Charlemagne Blvd.
Ottawa, ON, K4A 3M4
613-834-0081
Ages served: Children and Families
Fees: None
A nursery school program for preschoolers 31 months to 5 years. A stimulating learning environment that will encourage overall development of social, physical, ... more »
750 Charlemagne Blvd.
Orleans, ON, K4A 3M4
613-834-0081
Ages served: Children and Families
Fees: None
Drop-in program, toy and resource library for child care providers, parents and children (0-6 yrs.). Workshops and training provided. Visits by Public Health ... more »
330 Croil Private, Bldg 471
Gloucester, ON, K1V 1J1
613-998-4844
Ages served: Children and Families, Children 0-3, Children 6-12
Fees: None
We offer programs and services that aim to improve the lives of military families, children and caregivers. This is done by providing parent education ... more »
1714 Montreal Rd.
Ottawa, ON, K1J 6N5
(613) 742-5500
Fees: None
A non-profit agency established in 1974, offering quality, licensed centre-based and home child care as well as community outreach programs to families in ... more »
6501 A Bilberry Drive
Ottawa, ON, K1C 4N4
613-830-6690 x1
Ages served: Children and Families, Children 0-3
Fees: Yes
We provide infant massage classes for parents. Infant massage is fun, effective and easy to learn and provides the benefits of relief and relaxation to the ... more »
230 McArthur Ave.
Vanier, ON, K1L 6P5
613-749-4500
Ages served: Children and Families, Youth
Fees: None
Services include: parent/child drop-in, toy lending library, parent and child workshops, pre/post-natal nutrition program, relief care, social events and ... more »
100 Helmsdale Ave.
Ottawa, ON, K2A 2S5
(613) 591-1995
Fees: None
Licensed not-for-profit child care centre for children from 18 months to 12 years offering responsive services designed to strengthen and support the child and ... more »
180 Katimavik Road (entrance on McGibbon)
Kanata, ON, K2L 4A7
613-591-6030
Ages served: Children and Families
Fees: None
For parents and childcare providers and their children (birth to 6 years). Programs include; drop in, toy and resource library, information and resources, ... more »
160 Percy St., Room # 2
Ottawa, ON, K1R 6E5
613-567-5864
Ages served: Children and Families, Youth, Other
Fees: None
Information and programs for people who have, or support those with, learning disabilities and ADHD. Programming Includes; lending library, workshops, ... more »
202-435 boul. St-Laurent
Ottawa, ON, K1K 2Z8
613-789-3020
Ages served: Children and Families, Children 0-3, Children 6-12
Fees: None
Les services à l'enfance Grandir ensemble est un organisme francophone à but non lucratif qui promouvoit le bien-être des enfants de 0 à 12 ans par le ... more »
8243 Victoria St.,
Metcalfe, ON, K0A 2P0
(613) 821-2899
Fees: None
Early learning opportunities for children up to 6 years, plus resources for parents and caregivers. Playgroup ($2/adult), toy library (membership $30/year). Some OEYC programs at no charge. more »
330 Croil St , (Bldg 471)
Gloucester, ON, K1V 1J1
613-998-4833
Fees: None
A multi-service community resource centre serving the needs of military families across the National Capital Region. Main office as above but some programs ... more »
424 Catherine Street, Suite #3
Ottawa, ON, K1J 5T8
(613) 741-5590
Fees: None
Multi-facetted culturally-based program focusing on the holistic needs of children aged birth to 6, including parenting courses, some respite care, and building parent and child social competence. more »
1099 Longfields Drive
Nepean, ON, K2J 5L2
613-825-5990
Ages served: Children and Families, Children 0-3, Other
Fees: None
English, French, Bilingual, Father's only drop-in playgroups, 0-18 months drop-in playgroups, Parents As Teachers program, Infant Massage, Mother Goose, ... more »
Merivale Chiropractic, Merivale Mall
Ottawa, ON
613-794-6769
Ages served: Children and Families, Children 0-3
Fees: None
Drop-in support and playgroup for parent with infants. We provide a safe place for parents to get out of the house. There is infant nutrition support, ... more »
300 Goulburn Private
Ottawa, ON, K1N 1C9
613-565-2467 x18885652466
Fees: None
Bridging the gap between parenting needs and the wide range of resources available in Ottawa. Services include: Toy, Book and Resource lending library, on-site ... 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 »
8243 Victoria St.
PO Box 75
Metcalfe, ON, K0A 2P0
613-821-2899
Ages served: Children and Families
Fees: Yes (Financial Aid: Subsidy)
Provides services for families of young children in the South Ottawa Region. Offers 3 distinct programs: Metcalfe Co-operative Nursery School; Metcalfe Home Day Care; Live and Learn Resource Centre. more »
2B-160 Terence Matthews Dr.
Ottawa, ON, K2M 0B2
613-592-8800
613-222-0645 (Toll Free)
Fees: Yes
We are an educational, professional and therapeutic service that provides support to children and youth, aged 2-18 years, who have PDD (eg. Autism) and other ... more »
Ontario Early Years Centres
56 Kennevale Dr.
Ottawa, ON, K2J 3B2
613-825-9385 x14
Ages served: Children and Families, Children 0-3, Other
Fees: None
A drop-in/resource centre for parents/child care providers with their children (birth-6 yrs). A satellite of Nepean-Carleton Ontario Early Years Centre. more »
1099 Longfields Drive
Nepean, ON, K2J 5L2
613-823-8244
Ages served: Children and Families, Children 0-3, Children 6-12
Fees: Yes (Financial Aid: Subsidy)
Offers licensed onsite childcare with toddler, preschool, kindergarten and after school programs for children ages 18 months to 8 years, Nursery School two ... more »
6501 A Bilberry Drive
Ottawa, ON, K1C 4N4
613-830-6690 x1
Ages served: Children and Families, Children 0-3
Fees: Yes
We provide infant massage classes for parents. Infant massage is fun, effective and easy to learn and provides the benefits of relief and relaxation to the ... more »
2 MacNeil Crt.
Kanata, ON, K2L 4H7
613-591-3686
Ages served: Children and Families, Children 0-3, Children 6-12, Children 12+, Youth, Other
Fees: None
Services the Kanata and West Carleton areas. Provide drop-in playgroups, parent/caregiver education, resource /toy library, information and referrals to ... more »
1099 Longfields Drive
Nepean, ON, K2J 5L2
613-825-5990
Ages served: Children and Families, Children 0-3, Other
Fees: None
English, French, Bilingual, Father's only drop-in playgroups, 0-18 months drop-in playgroups, Parents As Teachers program, Infant Massage, Mother Goose, ... more »
475 Evered Ave.
Ottawa, ON, K1Z 5K9
(613) 728-1839 x 0
Fees: None
Drop-in playgroups (English/French), toy lending library, book and resource library, circle time, early learning activities, information and referral, parent ... more »
2330 Don Reid Dr.
Ottawa, ON, K1H 1E1
613-737-6369
Ages served: Children and Families, Children 0-3, Other
Fees: None
Parenting support; parent education; early learning activities such as playgroups and school readiness programs. Also provides information and referral on ... more »
105-240 Centrum Blvd
Orleans, ON, K1E 3J4
613-830-4357
Ages served: Children and Families, Children 0-3, Other
Fees: None
Drop in: French, English, Bilingual, infant's and fathers'. Weekly Baby Express, Breastfeeding support Drop-in, workshops for parents/caregivers, ... more »
290 Dupuis St.
Ottawa, ON, K1L 1A2
(613) 744-2892
Fees: None
Welcomes all children birth to 6 years of age, with their parents and childcare providers. Early learning activities, drop-in playgroups, infant programs, ... more »
2B-160 Terence Matthews Dr.
Ottawa, ON, K2M 0B2
613-592-8800
613-222-0645 (Toll Free)
Fees: Yes
We are an educational, professional and therapeutic service that provides support to children and youth, aged 2-18 years, who have PDD (eg. Autism) and other ... more »
Other Parent-Child Programs
202 Glen Park Drive
Ottawa, ON, K1B 5A3
613-824-3251
Ages served: Children and Families, Children 0-3
Fees: Yes (Financial Aid: Subsidy)
A parent co-operative preschool offering early learning programs for children ages 18 months to 4 years. more »
2nd Floor-1365 Richmond Rd
Ottawa, ON, K2B 6R7
613-688-3979
1-866-432-7447 (Toll Free)
TTY: 613-820-7427
Ages served: Children and Families, Children 0-3
Fees: None
Provides hearing screenings for all newborn babies through hospitals, community clinics and midwives. Babies up to 3 months of age may be screened through this program. more »
1099 Maitland Ave.
Ottawa, ON, K2C 2B8
613-228-0095
Ages served: Children and Families, Children 0-3
Fees: Yes (Financial Aid: Other)
Nous sommes un groupe de jeu coopératif francophone dans l'ouest de la ville. Ouvert aux familles et aux garderies en milieu familial francophones et ... more »
300 Goulburn Private
Ottawa, ON, K1N 1C9
613-565-2467
Fees: None
Offers parent/child drop-in programs and support services for families with young children aged birth to 6 in the downtown area. Programs provide activities ... more »
6501 A Bilberry Drive
Ottawa, ON, K1C 4N4
613-830-6690 x1
Ages served: Children and Families, Children 0-3
Fees: Yes
We provide infant massage classes for parents. Infant massage is fun, effective and easy to learn and provides the benefits of relief and relaxation to the ... more »
202-435 boul. St-Laurent
Ottawa, ON, K1K 2Z8
613-789-3020
Ages served: Children and Families, Children 0-3, Children 6-12
Fees: None
Les services à l'enfance Grandir ensemble est un organisme francophone à but non lucratif qui promouvoit le bien-être des enfants de 0 à 12 ans par le ... more »
8100 Jeanne D'Arc Blvd.
Orleans, ON, K1E 2E1
613-824-1060
Ages served: Children and Families
Fees: None
Drop-in resource centre for parents & caregivers with children 0 - 6 yrs. Literacy, numeracy, community resources and school readiness focus, circle time & snack more »
675 Gardenvale Rd.
Ottawa, ON, K1K 1C9
613-745-4884
Ages served: Children and Families
Fees: None
Drop-in resource centre for parents & caregivers with children 0 - 6 yrs. Literacy, numeracy, community resources & school readiness focus, circle time and snack more »
1620 Heatherington Rd.
Ottawa, ON, K1V 9P5
613-731-4733
Ages served: Children and Families
Fees: None
Drop-in resource centre for parents & caregivers with children 0-6 yrs. Literacy, numeracy, community resources & school readiness focus, circle time and snack more »
1366 Coldrey Ave.
Nepean, ON, K1Z 7P5
613-728-4744
Ages served: Children and Families
Fees: None
Drop-in resource centre for parents & caregivers with children 0 - 6 yrs. Literacy, numeracy, community resources & school readiness focus, circle time & snack more »
2485 Dwight Cres.
Ottawa, ON, K1G 1C7
613-731-3541
Ages served: Children and Families
Fees: None
Drop-in resource centre for parents & caregivers with children 0 - 6 yrs. Literacy, numeracy, community resources & school readiness focus, circle time & snack more »
ON
613-834-1308
Fees: None
A non-profit membership based association of families with one parent who have joined together to provide guidance and enlightenment. We provide a variety of ... more »
149 Cowley Ave.
Ottawa, ON
Unavailable
Fees: None
Provides a networking community for families touched by adoption. Preschool playgroup every Friday morning, regular email updates, family activities and ... more »
210-404 McArthur
Ottawa, ON, K1K 1G8
613-233-3232
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 »
333 Churchill Ave. N
Ottawa, ON, K1Z 5B8
613-725-2040 x220
Ages served: Children and Families, Children 0-3
Fees: None
A free home visiting program that provides information, support and encouragement to parents to help their children develop optimally during the crucial early years of life. 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 »
300 Goulburn Priv.
Ottawa, ON, K1N 1C9
613-565-2467 x222
Fees: None
Playgroups provide opportunities for adults and young children to come together for songs, crafts, games and fun. Many are run by the members themselves. Call ... more »
21 Nadolny Sachs Private
Ottawa, ON, K2A 1R9
613-798-9818 x294
Ages served: Children and Families, Children 0-3
Fees: None
We support families with young children (0-5) through parenting education and discussion groups, as well as interactive classes for parents/caregivers and their children. more »
2B-160 Terence Matthews Dr.
Ottawa, ON, K2M 0B2
613-592-8800
613-222-0645 (Toll Free)
Fees: Yes
We are an educational, professional and therapeutic service that provides support to children and youth, aged 2-18 years, who have PDD (eg. Autism) and other ... more »
780 Rue de L'Eglise
Ottawa, ON, K1K 3K7
613-749-4584 x711
Ages served: Children and Families, Youth
Fees: None
This program offers 3 unique programs; short term counselling, Monday night - Sports and Support with a father/child drop in component and a 10 week parenting ... more »
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