Dear families and caregivers,

We are happy to announce that we will be back inside in the Hall at the Cumberland Arena starting Thursday, October 13th!

ÀFriday outdoor playgroups are at Queenswood Heights park (1485 Duford Drive, Orléans), rain or shine.

The EarlyON centre will be closed on October 5th and 6th. Thank you for your understanding!

We hope to see you there!


Friendly reminders:  

  • Our playgroups are Drop ins, first come / first served.

  • When playgroup is full, we will have a sign in the window beside the front door. We will also post a message on our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/earlyonorleans


Please note that registrations are only required for special activities.

We can’t wait to see you all!

The EarlyON team

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. 

Here are the options to borrow items:

  1. From the comfort of your home, you can reserve 1 toy and 1 game/puzzle on our Website: www.earlyonyvaorleans-joujou.com.  Select items to borrow and add them to the book bin. From the book bin, click on reserve and follow instructions.


  1. You can also book an appointment with a Family Resource Worker:  earlyonyva@crcoc.caor 613-830-4357 and choose your items here onsite.

       Did you know that you can make an appointment with one of your Family Resource Worker 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 ideas of activities for your children, breastfeeding, behavior, discipline, toilet learning, research of community services, etc. We are here for you! We can be reached by telephone 613-830-4357, email earlyonyva@crcoc.ca or via Facebook. Appointments are available by telephone or video conference.


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

Online Registration is ONLY required for Special Groups and Virtual Programming

EarlyON SEPTEMBER programming

EarlyON OCTOBER programming

EarlyON Child and Family Centre

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

For more information:

Email EarlyONyva@crcoc.ca

Phone : 
613 830-4357
Dominik Lavictoire – ext. 303
Rita Tapia – ext. 304
Caroline Robillard – ext. 302