Brant Family and Children's Services

Site: Brantford - Brantwood Park Rd - Branlyn-Notre Dame School

Service: Best Start Early Learning and Parenting Centre

Location, Telephone & Internet
Office Phone 519-753-8681
Located In Community Brantford
Address & Map
Branlyn-Notre Dame School
238 Brantwood Park Rd
Brantford, ON N3P 1N9
Intersection Brantwood Park Rd and Dunsdon St
Contact Information
Primary Contact Irena Blemings, Child Development Worker; Phone: (Business) 519-753-8681 ext 294; Email:
Alternate Contact Sarah Robertson, Manager of Child Development Unit; Phone: (Business) 519-753-8681 ext 282; Email:
Primary Executive Andrew Koster, Executive Director
Mailing Address PO Box 774 
Family Resource Centre 
14 Henry St 
Brantford, ON N3T 5R7
Description & Services
Description (Service) The Branlyn/ Notre Dame Best Start Learning and Parenting Centre (formerly the Launch Pad) is a free drop in interactive centre for caregivers/parents and children 0-6 years as well as expectant parents * It is staffed by an Early Childhood Educator who models for and supports parents 
A variety of developmentally appropriate activities and learning centres for the children are planned 
This program is a partnership between the Brant Family and Children's Services, the Grand Erie District School Board, Brant Haldimand-Norfolk Catholic School Board, City of Brantford Child Care Services and the Brant County Health Unit 
Brant Family and Children's Services is part of the Brantford-Brant Best Start Network
Hours Tue, Wed, Thu 9 am-11:30 am * Closed on P.A. and statutory holidays
Areas Served Brant County ; Brantford
Eligibility Ages: 6 year(s) and under
Application Drop-in
Languages English
Fees None
Accessibility Fully Accessible
Service Categories Drop In Centres ; Early Childhood Family Centres ; Family Life Education ; Parent/Child Activity Groups ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Parenting Issues