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Hamilton Best Start - Ontario Early Years Centres (OEYCs)

Hamilton Best Start

The City of Hamilton is a proud member of the Hamilton Best Start Network.

Best Start is about providing support to children aged 0 to 6 and their families. It's about parents, educators, healthcare professionals and community organizations working together to make Hamilton the best place to raise a child.


The following are the main OEYCs in the Hamilton area, with satellite centres from each main OEYC. The centres provide a variety of parenting, healthcare and educational resources and supports for children ages 0-6 years.

315 Dundas St. East, P.O. Box 1494, Waterdown
Phone: 905-689-9500

Hamilton East 
Hamilton East Kiwanis Boys' & Girls' Club
45 Ellis Ave., Hamilton
Phone: 905-544-6630

Hamilton Mountain 
Helen Detwiler Elementary School
320 Brigade Drive, Hamilton
Phone: 905-385-3020

Hamilton West 
155 Queen St. North, Hamilton
Phone: 905-549-2814 ext.230

Stoney Creek
33 Cromwell Cres. (back of St. David's Catholic School), Hamilton
Phone: 905-573-7905

OEYC French Services
Centre du santé Communautaire de Hamilton
Le Coin de la famille
460 Main St. East, 4th floor, Hamilton
Phone: 905-528-0163 ext. 228

Centre de la petite enfance - Notre Dame
400 Cumberland Ave., Hamilton
Phone: 905-549-3383

OEYC Aboriginal Services
Niwasa Early Learning Centre
Norman Pinky Lewis Recreation Centre
192 Wentworth St. North, Hamilton
Phone: 905-549-4884

Wesley Neighbourhood Centre
93 Delena Ave. North, Hamilton
Phone: 905-549-4884