Service: Family Resource Centre & Programs
|Record #: MIL0114||Last Full Update: 22 Nov 2016|
|Social Media|| Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/MCRC-Milton-Community-Resource-Centre/277970498951539
|Primary Contact||Jean Brown, Supervisor of Ontario Early Years and Family Resource Programs; Phone: 905-876-1244 ext 222; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Alternate Contact||Tina Bulicek, Director, Early Years Child and Family Services; Phone: 905-876-1244 ext 104|
|Located In Community||Milton|
|Address & Map||
410 Bronte St S
Milton, ON L9T 0H8
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|Intersection||Bronte St S and Derry Rd W|
|Physical Access||Fully Accessible|
|Agency and Service Names|
|Legal Status||(50) Non Profit|
|Primary Executive||Rebecca Barrows-Vrankulj, Executive Director; Phone: 905-876-1244 ext 211|
|Funding||Fundraising ; Donations ; Fees - service|
|Description and Service Details|
|Description (Service)||Offers a variety of programs and services to parents and caregivers of children from newborn to 6 years.
*programs require registration
* Baby Milestones- 2 to 6 months
Baby’s brain develops at an astounding rate. Learn the latest facts and scientific research and how you as a parent can best support healthy brain connections. There will be opportunities to learn and create brain building activities, network with other parents, celebrate your babies milestones, and create special keepsakes to capture your babies growth and development. This class is lead by a Registered Early Childhood Educator with other professionals visiting as guest speakers.
* Busy Fingers, Busy Feet- 9 to 12 months
Infants learn through exploring with all their senses. Lead by a Registered Early Childhood Educator this program provides the best developmentally and age appropriate activities based on an understanding of how babies learn best at this age. A special memento of your baby’s first time finger painting will be documented for parents to take home.
* Rhythms and Rainbows-12 - 18 months
Explore the world of art and music in a program lead by a Registered Early Childhood Educator. This program introduces different painting techniques, art materials a variety of music, and instruments. Parent and child will be inspired by art and music while spending time with other adults and children.
*Cooking up a Story- 2-3 years (younger siblings not yet crawling)
Participate with your child learning weekly stories complemented by preparing a recipe. Facilitated by a Registered Early Childhood Educator parent and child will review each week a book, followed by related activities. The best of all worlds; reading, exploring with food and eating!
* Discover Together-2 to 6 years (younger sibling may attend)
Adults participate with their child/ren for 7 weeks of exciting activities in: art, science, math and early literacy involving stories, songs and active movement. Facilitated by a Registered Early Childhood Educator this small group experience promotes positive adult and child interaction in an age-appropriate child centered environment.
* Infant Massage-birth to pre-crawling
Certified Infant Massage Instructor teaches the art of forming secure relationships through infant massage and techniques to improve baby's sleep, relieve gas and other symptoms of infant stress. Hands-on class, designed for you and baby
* Messing Around- 18-24 months
Lead by a Registered Early Childhood Educator engage with your toddler through exploration, creative and sensory based activities to stimulate their senses. Each session offers a variety of activities taking into consideration toddlers learn best in a play-based environment.
*Shimmy and Shake - preschoolers 3 to 5 years (on their own)
Fun filled sessions of music and energetic movement
Children learn songs, games and activities to encourage creative movement.
* Rock-A-Bye Babies- 6-12 months
This program will help develop your child’s listening skills and sense of rhythm and beat through repetition. Lead by a Registered Early Childhood Educator this program introduces age appropriate experiences through playful musical activities, movement, games, songs, rhymes and dancing while stimulating interactions between child and parent/caregiver.
|Hours||Office: Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri, 8:30 am-5:30 pm * Tue 8:30 am-7 pm
Registration for programs starts at 9am during registration week
|Dates||See our website under Early Years, Guide and Schedule for registration dates|
|Eligibility||Ages: 6 year(s) and under
infants - 0-18 months, toddlers 18-30 months, preschool 30 months - 6 years still in SK
|Application||Contact to register|
|Fees||Program - registration based on a first come/first served basis until program is full|
|Categories and Classification|
|Service Categories||Childbirth Education ; Early Childhood Family Centres ; Parent/Child Activity Groups|
|Resources||Parent Resource Library|