Oak Park Neighbourhood Centre

Site: Oak Park Neighbourhood Centre

Service: Community Social Services Programs

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Record #: OAK3860 Last Full Update: 26 Mar 2014
Agency and Service Names
Alternate NameOPNC
Contact Information
Office Phone905-257-6029
Social MediaFacebook Facebook, Twitter Twitter, YouTube YouTube
Primary ContactMichelle Knoll, Executive Director; Email: michelle@opnc.ca
Agency Information
Agency DescriptionA community of families supporting each other through programs and resources to build friendships, strengthen their children, and create healthy neighbourhoods. 
Legal Status(51) Registered Charity
EstablishedNovember 1999
FundingProvincial ; Federal - Human Resource Canada ; Grants ; Fundraising ; Donations ; Fees ; Private ; Foundation ; Sale of Goods ; Oakville Community Foundation, Greenshield, Transcanada Pipeline, Optimists
Electionsfourth week of October
Agency Services
Service Information
DescriptionObjectives are to relieve poverty, provide parent education and support and to provide educational, recreational and social opportunities for parents and children of all abilities.  
* Children's Programs :  
* Family Drop In & Circletime Programs  
* La Hora del Cuento - Spanish Circletime  
* Japanese Circletime  
* Baby Rhyme Time  
* Toddler Time  
* Baby Rhyme Time 
* Parented Preschool  
* Programs for children with challenges: social skills 
* after school programs  
* tutoring programs 
* summer camps 
* Homeschool program 
* Preschool program 4 mornings a week 
* Parenting Programs
* Kids Have Stress Too!  
* Parent Connections Support Group 
* Managing Challenging Behaviours 
* member requested programs including first aid, child care choices, transitioning to school and general parenting 
* Parent & Child Book Nook 
* Women's Groups- club, support groups, mentoring, fitness 
* Community Gardens 
* Muslim swim 
* Financial literacy 
* Leap and Winter Warmth 
* tax clinic 
* Foodbank  
Other agencies provide programs at the centre including: 
* Expanded Learning 
* Halton Peel Down Syndrome 
* La leche league 
* Posse Project 
* Navy bean Baby Massage 
* HIPPY (Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters) 
* call for more details  
HoursBusiness hours Mon, Wed, Fri 9:30 am-6:30 pm * Tue, Thu 9:30 am-5 pm  
Datesyear round
Areas ServedOakville
Boundariesprimarily for families who live in North Oakville, although everyone is welcome
EligibilityNo restrictions
Applicationmembership form
LanguagesEnglish ; Japanese - Circletime ; Spanish - Circletime
FeesMembership ; Program - Morning preschool $105 per day/per month ; Families using the programs are asked to pay $50 a year $2 a week per family, which is fully tax deductible, to help cover expenses but it is waived on request. * Fee assistance available for all paid programs.
Additional Services at this Site
Site Information
Located In CommunityOakville Uptown Core
Address & Map
2200 Sawgrass Dr
Oakville, ON L6H 6M8
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IntersectionTrafalgar Rd and Glenashton Dr
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Taxonomy and Classification
Service CategoriesAutism Therapy ~ Preschool Age Children ; Childbirth Education ; Drop In Centres ; Family Support Centres/Outreach ; Parent/Child Activity Groups ; Parent/Child Activity Groups ~ Children and Youth with Disabilities ; Parenting Skills Classes
Other Details
Print MaterialMonthly email newsletter * lending library * lending child development kits