Oak Park Neighbourhood Centre

Site: Oak Park Neighbourhood Centre

Service: Community Social Services Programs

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Record #: OAK3860 Last Modified: 11 Apr 2014 Last Full Update: 26 Mar 2014
Contact Information
Alternate NameOPNC
Address2200 Sawgrass Dr
Oakville, ON L6H 6M8
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Located In CommunityOakville (Uptown Core)
Nearest Main IntersectionTrafalgar Rd and Glenashton Dr
Wheelchair AccessibilityFully Accessible
Office Phone905-257-6029
Organization Emailmichelle@opnc.ca
Social MediaFacebook Facebook, YouTube YouTube
Primary ContactMichelle Knoll, Executive Director; Email: michelle@opnc.ca
Description & Services
Areas ServedOakville
Boundariesprimarily for families who live in North Oakville, although everyone is welcome
DescriptionCommunity of families supporting each other through programs and resources to build friendships, strengthen their children, and create healthy neighbourhoods. 
* objectives 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 
* call for more details  
HoursBusiness hours Mon, Wed, Fri 9:30 am-6:30 pm * Tue, Thu 9:30 am-5 pm  
Datesyear round
Applicationmembership form
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.
LanguagesEnglish ; Japanese - Circletime ; Spanish - Circletime
Other Details
Resources AvailableMonthly email newsletter * lending library * lending child development kits
EstablishedNovember 1999
Electionsfourth week of October
Service CategoriesAgency Based Libraries/Resource Centres ~ Parenting Issues ; Autism 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
Broader TermsAsian community ; Behavioural disorders ; Cultural communities ; Disabilities ; Disorders ; East Asian community ; Family support ; Health ; Learning disabilities ; Linguistic communities ; Parenting support ; Southeast Asian community
SubjectsAttention deficit disorder ; Autism ; Drop-in centres ; Filipino community ; Japanese community ; Muslim community ; Parent and child programs ; Parenting support ; Spanish-speaking communities