Empower Simcoe

Site: Barrie - Ferris Lane

Service: EarlyON Child and Family Centre

Record #: BAR0157
Last Modified: 14 Jul 2022
Last Full Update: 30 May 2022

Description

Description (Service) COVID-19 Update Regular Service
Programs for parents and caregivers of children prenatal to 6 years of age which can assist in their parenting or caregiving role.

The centres also provide:
  • access to play- and inquiry-based learning
  • information on child development
  • early learning activities
  • parent education
  • referrals to community resources
  • nutrition information
  • pre- and post-natal resources
Satellite EarlyON Child and Family Centres are located in several communities across the County of Simcoe.

All EarlyON Child and Family Centres offer regular Stay, Play and Learn hours where families can take an active role in their children’s learning.

EarlyON Child and Family Centre in Barrie is also an Active Fun Kit location, providing Active Fun Kits, filled with various physical activity equipment (basketballs, parachutes etc) that families or community groups can loan out for free to use at a birthday party, community picnic, family reunion, or just for fun.

Service Details

Hours COVID-19 Update
  • EarlyON Child and Family Centres and Satellites are closed to to drop-in visitors until further notice
  • Registered in-person and virtual programs are currently being offered
Regular Hours
Mon, Thu 9 am-12 noon and 1 pm-4 pm
Tue, Fri 9 am-12 noon
Wed 9 am-12 noon and 1 pm-7 pm
Sat 9 am-1 pm
The Breastfeeding Place: drop-in Wed 1pm-2:30 pm, summers included
Areas Served Simcoe County
Eligibility Ages: 6 year(s) and under 
 
with caregivers
Application COVID-19 Update
  • EarlyON Child and Family Centres and Satellites are closed to to drop-in visitors until further notice
  • Registered in-person and virtual programs are currently being offered
  • register online for In-Person programs
  • register online for Virtual programs
Regular Service
Drop-in
Languages English ; French
Fees None

Address and Location

Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
EarlyON Child and Family Centre - Barrie
129 Ferris Lane
Barrie, ON L4M 2Y1
Intersection St Vincent St and Cundles Rd E
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 705-792-7878
Toll Free Phone Service Ontario 1-866-821-7770
Fax 705-792-7881
E-Mail facilitator@empowersimcoe.ca
Website https://www.empowersimcoe.ca/earlyon-child-family-centres/
Social Media YouTube YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCDrVkbqScKDNKwEzuMA1Ahg
Primary Contact Corrie Patton, Preschool Services Supervisor; Phone: 705-726-9082 ext 2292; Email: cpatton@empowersimcoe.ca
Alternate Contact Michele Kapteyn, Manager Preschool Services; Phone: 705-726-9082 ext 2377; Email: mkapteyn@empowersimcoe.ca
Mailing Address 39 Fraser Court 
Barrie, ON L4N 5J5

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