Description (Service) The centre offers full and/or half-day child care programs for toddler and preschool aged children. Registered Early Childhood Educators are inspired by 'How Does Learning Happen?' Ontario's Pedagogy for the Early Years and Emergent Curriculum. Centre supports the Ministry of Education's vision that children are competent, capable of complex thinking, curious, and rich in potential.  
Centre provides a safe, secure, healthy and enriching environment for preschool children.  
Offers an environment of inclusion where children and their families are supported. Inclusion promotes belonging, engagement, well-being and expression for everyone. 
First Steps Early Learning and Child Care Centre is licensed under the Child Care and Early Years Act by the Ministry of Education.
Service Details
Hours Mon-Fri 7:30 am-5:30 pm
Areas Served Parry Sound District
Eligibility Children 15 months to 3.8 years
Application Call to provide intake and registration information.
Languages English
Fees Program ; There is a daily rate for children in the program. Eligible parents/guardians may qualify for child care fee subsidy through the Parry Sound District Social Services Administration Board. Call 705-746-7777 or 1-800-461-4464 ext 277 or 1-800-461-4464 for further information.
Address and Location
Site Location Just off Hwy 11
Located In Community South River
Address & Map
16 Toronto Ave
South River, ON P0A 1X0
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-386-0553
Toll Free Phone 1-800-563-4201
Fax 705-386-0150
Primary Contact Heather Wainman, Supervisor
Primary Executive Cecelia Barks, District Manager, Children's Services; Phone: (Business) 705-746-7777 ext 281; Fax: 705-746-7783; Email:
Mailing Address PO Box 239 
South River, ON P0A 1X0

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