|Record #: NIA0274
||Last Modified: 30 Nov 2012
||Last Full Update: 30 Nov 2012
|Description & Services|
|Areas Served||Fenwick ; Fonthill ; Pelham ; Thorold ; Welland|
|Description||The local Ontario Early Years Satellite Site location for the Pelham community, offering a free family education and support program for parents and child care providers of children newborn to 6 years of age. A wide variety of programs are designed to promote adult/child interaction for the promotion of healthy child development and effective parenting/care-giving skills. There are no fees for our programs and services. |
STAY & PLAY TOGETHER PROGRAM: promotes literacy and numeracy skills building, social skills building, language development, listening skills etc.
BABY & ME STAY & PLAY TOGETHER PROGRAM: on Thursday mornings, the Developmental Program Planning will focus on infants. The regular Interactive Play program will also be open.
INFANT MASSAGE CLASSES: for parents/caregivers with babies aged newborn - approx 10 months (pre-crawling). This free program helps parents in learning to read their infant's cues and how to respond to their baby more readily. It also enhances the parent-infant relationship through effective bonding activities. Infant Massage provides a time for parents to be totally focused on their baby.
Outdoor play space available, weather permitting.
Opportunities for volunteering and College student placements.
|Hours||Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, Wed 1 pm-4 pm|
|Dates||Sep-Jun (closed on stat holidays, over the Christmas Holidays and March Break)|
|Eligibility||Ages: 6 year(s) and under |
Infants, toddlers, preschoolers with their parents/caregivers
|Languages||English ; French|
|Application||Registration Form to be completed during initial visit|
|Events||Annual Welland/Pelham Family Literacy Event is held in the Fall, at the Main Hub Site location in Welland.|
|Address & Map|
|Located In Community||Fenwick|
|Intersection||Church St and Canboro Rd|
|Mailing Address||c/o Nancy Lisi |
Central United Church
12 Young St
Welland, ON L3B 4C4
|Toll Free Phone||1-888-937-7731 Ext 2217|
|After Hours Phone||Answering Machine|
|Primary Contact||Nancy Lisi, Program Coordinator, OEYC - Niagara Centre; Phone: 905-734-3563; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Alternate Contact||Bonnie Krause, Registered Early Childhood Educator; Phone: 905-834-3563; Fax: 905-734-3051; Email: email@example.com|
|Primary Executive||Bonnie Filipchuk, Service Director, FACS Niagara; Phone: 905-937-7731 ext 3395|
|Alternate Executive||Chris Steven, Executive Director, FACS Niagara; Phone: 905-973-7731|
|Service Level||(51) Non Profit Charity|
|Print Material||Newsletter - Early Years; Monthly Activities Calendar; Take Home Resources. |
Lending Library - books, videos/DVDs, Literacy Kits
|Funding||Provincial - Ministry of Child and Youth Services|
|Subjects||Children ; Early childhood education ; Parent and child programs ; Parenting support|
|Broader Terms||Age groups ; Education ; Educational programs ; Family support ; Parenting support|