Oakville Parent-Child Centre

Site: Oakville - 461 North Service Rd W - Main

Service: Parent-Child Programs

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Record #: OAK0156 Last Full Update: 08 Aug 2014
Agency and Service Names
Alternate NameOntario Early Years Centre ; OPCC
Contact Information
Office Phone905-849-6366
Crisis Phone905-849-6366
Fax905-849-6377
E-Mailinfo@op-cc.ca
Websitewww.op-cc.ca
Social MediaFacebook Facebook, Pinterest Pinterest, Twitter Twitter
Primary ContactSusan Beckett, Program Manager; Email: sbeckett4@op-cc.ca
Agency Information
Agency DescriptionThe Oakville Parent-Child Centre is a place to make friends, share ideas and build confidence. The centre has activities for children to nurture their growth and development as well as information and support for parents. 
 
Legal Status(50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
Primary ExecutiveRobin Garell, Executive Director
FundingProvincial - Ministry of Education ; United Way - Oakville
Service Information
Service/Program DescriptionThrough the Ontario government Ontario Early Years Program parents and caregivers can access a range of free services, get answers to questions, information about programs and services available for young children, and have an opportunity to talk to early years professionals and other parents and caregivers in the community. 
 
OPCC has four locations: 
North Service Road - Main  
North Service Road - Satellite  
Sixth Line location  
Florence location  
Programs are also offered at five community locations.  
 
Complete location and program details are available in the Oakville Parent-Child Centre Program Guide. 
 
In addition to the programs offered for children and their parents or caregivers OPCC also operates:  
Daisy Duds 
* a gently used store at the North Service Road - Main location 
* used children’s clothing newborn to size 7, toys and books and other related items 
* donations are gratefully accepted  
* Monday-Friday 8:30 am-5 pm * Saturday 9 am-12 noon 
 
Toy Library 
* located at the North Service Road - Main location 
* membership is $40 for twelve months  
* a vast variety of toys for infants, toddlers and preschoolers up to age five  
* borrow one toy per child for a two week period 
* call 905-849-6366 for more information and toy library hours 
 
Resource Library 
* available for loan free at the North Service Road - Main location 
* resources include: 
* parent education books  
* parenting education videos  
* children's books, videos and book/tapes  
* Dual Language Backpacks 
* Family Resource bags and other resource materials 
 
Parenting Support Service 
* need someone to listen 
* unsure of what to do  
* for answers to parenting questions or immediate assistance call the Parent Help Line at 905-849-6366 and staff will provide support and suggestions 
* Monday to Friday 9 am-4:30 pm 
* also offer individual appointments for parents of children newborn-12 years of age 
* parenting concerns, which may include positive discipline, communication, separation anxiety and setting limits can be discussed 
 
Postpartum Support Group ongoing newborn-2 years 
* feeling sad, lonely, angry, depressed, or overwhelmed 
* if so, it may be postpartum mood disorder (PMD) 
* come and meet other moms who are having similar experiences 
* learn about PMD and what can be done to help yourself and your family 
* childcare is available 
* if you would like to join contact the Main location at 905-849-6366 for times and dates 
 
HoursMon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm * Sat 9 am-12 noon; 
contact the centre for summer hours
Areas ServedOakville
EligibilityAges: 5 year(s) and under 
 
parents, caregivers and their children
Applicationcall, drop in at the Centre or visit the website
LanguagesEnglish
FeesMembership - annual membership for the Toy Library ; refer to the Program Guide for program fees where applicable, or visit the website * Fee assistance available.
Additional Services at this Site
Site Information
Located In CommunityGlen Abbey
Address & Map
461 North Service Rd W, Unit 17
Oakville, ON L6M 2V5
 
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IntersectionFourth Line and North Service Rd W
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Taxonomy and Classification
Service CategoriesBaby Clothing ; Donation Drop Off Points ; Early Childhood Family Centres ; Mental Health Related Support Groups ~ Parents ; Parent/Child Activity Groups ; Parent/Child Instruction ; Parenting Helplines ; Thrift Shops
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