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Bethlehem Housing and Support Services

Site: St Catharines - Bethlehem Place

Service: EarlyON Child and Family Centre

Contact Details
Office Phone 905-641-1660 ext 225
Fax 905-641-3813
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Primary Contact Tiffany Grant, EarlyON Child and Family Centre Coordinator; Email:
Alternate Contact Carolyn Fish, Program Manager; Email:
Site Details
Areas Served Niagara Region
Located In Community St Catharines
Address & Map
58 Welland Ave
St Catharines, ON L2R 2M5
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Intersection James St and Lake St and Welland Ave
Service and Access Details
Description (Service) COVID-19: Closed until further notice. 
Provides free opportunities for children from birth to 6 years of age to participate in play and inquiry-based programs. 
Families and caregivers will be able to find support, advice, make personal connections and access a network of resources. 
Other programs include:  
Literacy for Everyone: A morning of literacy and crafts with a literacy consultant from Speech Services Niagara. Offered once a month. 
Niagara Brighter Futures: A fun and interactive program for families with children age zero to six that promotes healthy living. Topics include: Child development and milestones * Eat healthy play healthy * Winter fun in Canada * Dealing with the holidays * March Break teddy bear picnic * Growing together * Mental health * Home safety * Community resources * Cooking demonstrations/circles * Infant circle * Young authors 
Triple P (Positive Parenting Program): An interactive, eight week parking group course offered to parents with children ages 2-12 years.  
After School Club: An interactive program for ELKP to grade eight students. Participants can enjoy healthy snacks, crafts, games, outdoor fun and monthly trips to the library. Skill development includes: social * conflict resolution * respect for self and others * taking care of the environment * teamwork * safe food handling * creativity * large motor
Hours EarlyON Mon-Wed 9 am-4 pm * Thu 12 noon-7 pm * Fri 9 am-12 noon 
Niagara Brighter Futures Thu 9 am-12 noon 
After School Club Mon-Thu 3:30 pm-4:30 pm
Eligibility EarlyON ; Niagara Brighter Futures -- Parents and caregivers of children aged 0-6 years 
Triple P -- Parents and caregivers of children aged 2-12 years  
After School Club -- ELKP-grade 8 students
Application Call for information
Languages English ; French - Website ; Spanish - Website
Fees None
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; United Way
Elections Jun
Service Categories Early Childhood Family Centres ; Early Literacy Development Programs ; Family Literacy Programs ; Parent/Child Activity Groups ; Parenting Skills Classes
Print Material Brochures; Website

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