Haldimand Norfolk REACH

Ontario Early Years Centre - Haldimand Norfolk, Dunnville Satellite

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Record #: SIM1588 Last Modified: 30 Jan 2014 Last Full Update: 20 Jan 2014
Early Years Information
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HN Early Years Service CategoryAgency serving children or adults with disabilities ; Child care ; Child care provider (home-based, licensed centre, nursery school & etc) ; Educational (i.e. play-based learning, readiness for school) ; Family resource centre ; Literacy ; Other ; Playgroups ; Pre-school speech and language ; Resource lending (i.e. books, toys, multimedia & etc) ; Resources for children with special needs and their families ; Special needs program/service
Location, Telephone & Internet
AddressFairview Avenue Public School
223 Fairview Ave
Dunnville, ON N1A 1M4
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Located In CommunityDunnville
Site LocationDunnville Central School
Office Phone905-701-9572
Toll Free Phone1-866-463-2759
Crisis Phone1-866-327-3224; pager 905-540-2718
FaxSimcoe 519-429-2877
Contact Information
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Mailing Address172 Argyle St N 
Caledonia, ON N3W 2J7
Primary ContactAngela Crooks, Early Years Facilitator; Phone: (Business) 905-701-9572; Email: acrooks@hnreach.on.ca
Alternate ContactTamara Pedley, Early Learning and Care Manager; Phone: (Business) 519-429-2875 ext 223 * (Business) 1-866-463-2759; Fax: 519-429-2877; Email: tpedley@hnreach.on.ca
Volunteer CoordinatorJessica Martin, Volunteer Coordinator, Haldimand Norfolk REACH; Phone: (Business) 519-587-2441 ext 356; Email: jmartin@hnreach.on.ca
Alternate ExecutiveLeo Massi, Executive Director, Haldimand Norfolk REACH; Phone: (Business) 1-800-265-8084; Email: lmassi@hnreach.on.ca
Description & Services
DescriptionOntario Early Years Centre- H & N provides: 
Drop in program - crafts, toys, songs and stories and lots of fun for parents, caregivers, grandparents, with their children from birth to 6 years.  
* Infant/Parent programs including Mother Goose, Infant Massage, Baby Picasso 
* 1,2,3, Look at Me developmental screening  
* Parent resources and training 
* Early learning activities 
* Pre and post-natal resources 
* Links to other early years services 
* Information regarding informal child care 
* Early years literacy support 
* Car Seat Safety checks are also available by appointment 
The Parent Info Line offers support and information by phone, extended to families with children from birth to age 12 years, providing parents and caregivers with child development and parenting information and is the intake centre for Speech and Language referrals 
Toy Lending Library services - available to families with children from birth to age 12 years 
Babies are always welcome! 
HoursPlay and Learn 
* Tue 8:30 am-11:30 am & 6 pm-8 pm (No evening programs in Jul & Aug) 
* Wed 8:30 am-11:30 am  
* 2nd Sat of month 9 am-12 noon (Closed Saturdays in Jul & Aug) 
Well Baby Drop In * Thu 9:30 am-11:30 am
DatesAll year;  
Inclement Weather Closures - If Fairview School is closed then the Ontario EarlyYears Centre (OEYC) is closed. If REACH is closed then the OEYC is closed.
Areas ServedHaldimand County
EligibilityAges: 12 year(s) and under 
Services available to parents and caregivers and their children birth to 6 years of age * Toy lending library services available for families with children up to 12 years of age. 
Babies are always welcome!
LanguagesEnglish ; French - Occassional French programs
Other Details
FundingRegional / Municipal ; Provincial
SubjectsChildren ; Crafts ; Drop-in centres ; Early childhood education ; Educational programs ; Infant car seats ; Infants ; Massage therapy ; Mathematics ; Mental health ; Nutrition ; Parent and child programs ; Parenting support ; Postnatal care ; Prenatal care ; Preschool children ; Single fathers ; Teen mothers ; Telephone support ; Toy libraries ; Womens health