The EarlyON Centre offer children, parents and caregivers a friendly environment that fosters positive learning with a wide range of quality programs and services to help your child reach their full potential, with:

  • Programs designed especially for children up to six years old

  • Play-based learning experiences that are fun and engaging – such as painting, drawing, building, creating, reading, storytelling, singing and much more

  • Advice from professionals trained in early childhood development

  • Information or referrals to specialized programs and services within the community

  • Opportunity to meet and make connections with families with youth children


Dear families and caregivers,

Thank you for navigating through the changes we made this past month. Thank you for being part of our big EarlyON family!

“Family should be the place where you can be your most complete self. Where you’re accepted and appreciated, seen and valued, even in moments of disagreement. It should be your soft place to fall, the place where you are reminded that no matter what happens to you, in the face of your deepest challenges, you are loved.” – Oprah Winfrey

Here is our June calendar!
We can’t wait to see you all!

     - The EarlyON Team

Online Registration is ONLY required for Special Activities and Virtual Programming


The EarlyON Centre provides a free Toy Lending Library service. Resources available for lending include toys, games and puzzles for children under the age of 6. We have a large variety of toys for all interests!

You can make an appointment with one of our Family Resource Workers to discuss different topics. We can support you in your role of parent or caregiver with anything concerning your children aged 6 and under, such as activities for your children, breastfeeding, behaviour, discipline, toilet learning, research of community services, etc. We are here for you!


  • Outdoor activities will be cancelled if the temperature reaches 30°C with the humidex.

  • When the EarlyON playgroup is full we will:

  • For morning drop-ins, we ask that you arrive no earlier than 9:30 a.m.

  • For baby and me drop-ins, we ask that you arrive no earlier than 1:30 p.m.

  • Please note registration for virtual and special activities is required.

    • When registering, please enter the total number of guests (e.g. parent and child = 2 guests).


The Parenting in Ottawa drop-in will take place at the EarlyON centre on Thursdays from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.  You can check your baby’s weight and ask any breastfeeding or parenting questions.  No appointment is necessary.


Dominik Lavictoire

613 830-4357, ext. 303

Caroline Robillard

613 830-4357, ext. 302

Gabrielle Caron

613 830-4357, ext. 305