Translate this page?

Oakville Parent-Child Centre

Site: Main Location

Service: Parent-Child Programs

[  Suggest an Update |  Suggest Volunteer Opportunity ]
Record #: OAK0156 Last Full Update: 02 Aug 2013
Record Details
Alternate NameOntario Early Years Centre ; OPCC
Contact Numbers
Office Phone905-849-6366
Crisis Phone905-849-6366
Contact Information
Address & Map
461 North Service Rd W, Unit 17
Oakville, ON L6M 2V5
View Google Map
Located In CommunityOakville (Glen Abbey)
Nearest Main IntersectionFourth Line and North Service Rd W
Wheelchair AccessibilityFully Accessible
Social MediaFacebook Facebook, Twitter Twitter
Primary ContactSusan Beckett, Program Manager; Email:
Primary ExecutiveRobin Garell, Executive Director
Service Details
Areas ServedOakville
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. 
Through 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 children-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 our 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? Our Parenting Support Service offers a helping hand in a number of ways. 
* if you have parenting questions or need some immediate assistance call our 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 
Are you feeling sad, lonely, angry, depressed, or overwhelmed? If so, you may be experiencing postpartum mood disorder (PMD). 
* come and meet other moms who are having similar experiences 
* learn about PMD and what you can do to help yourself and your family 
* childcare is available 
* if you would like to join us, 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
EligibilityAges: 5 year(s) and under 
parents, caregivers and their children
Applicationcall, drop in at the Centre or visit the website
FeesMembership - annual membership for the Toy Library ; refer to the Program Guide for program fees where applicable, or visit the website * Fee assistance available.
FundingProvincial - Ministry of Community and Social Services ; United Way - Oakville
Service Level(50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
Service CategoriesBaby Clothing ; Early Childhood Family Centres ; Parent/Child Activity Groups ; Parenting Helplines ; Thrift Shops