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Contact Details
Office Phone 905-934-9622 ext 265
Fax 905-934-9665
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Primary Contact Lori Pavone, Centre Supervisor; Phone: 905-650-7017
Alternate Contact Carrie Latka, Administrative Assistant; Phone: 905-938-9392 * 905-934-9622 ext 277; Email:
Primary Executive Susan Robbins, Coordinator; Phone: 905-938-9392 * 905-934-9622 ext 227; Email:
Site Details
Areas Served St Catharines ; Thorold
Located In Community St Catharines
Address & Map
25 YMCA Dr
St Catharines, ON L2N 7P9
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Intersection YMCA Dr and Lake St
Service and Access Details
Description (Service) COVID-19: Closed. Virtual services offered. 
A place for children, parents/families, and caregivers.  
FOR CHILDREN: to play and learn with their parents/caregivers, to explore and experience activities to stimulate brain development, to interact and play with other children.  
FOR PARENTS/FAMILIES: to experience drop-in with child(ren) at any time. Parents have a chance to interact with their children, attend seminars and learn parenting tips, networking with other parents, come as a family and share time together, borrow resources from the Family Resource Library and obtain information on other early years services.  
FOR CAREGIVERS: to provide an opportunity for children in their care to enjoy play based learning, to obtain resources/information they could use at home, workshops and to network with other child care providers.
Hours Mon, Wed 9 am-4 pm * Tue, Thu 9 am-6 pm * Fri 9 am-12 noon
Eligibility Ages: 6 year(s) and under 
Parents/caregivers and their children
Application Drop in programs and services are open to all. Participants register in person upon their first visit, completing basic contact and information form. Participants sign in on centre attendances for subsequent visits. Educational Workshops and Seminars require advance registration by contacting EarlyON Child and Family Centre Administration office at 905-938-9392.
Languages English
Fees None
Physical Access Fully Accessible ; Free Parking
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Education
Service Categories Early Childhood Family Centres
Print Material Monthly newsletter produced with events, Website updated monthly

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