Check It Out Drop In Sessions

Check It Out Drop In sessions are free at different locations throughout Hamilton. All parents with children under age six can come and ask questions about how their child is developing.

Hours and locations

Visit our Check It Out Drop In sessions on these dates. You do not have to register to come to a session.


Date: Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Time: 10 am to 12 noon

Stoney Creek Ontario Early Years Centre
Located in St. David Catholic Elementary School
33 Cromwell Crescent, Hamilton

Call 905-573-7905 for more information.

Date: Thursday, February 23, 2017
Time: 12:30 to 2:30 pm

Beasley Child and Family Centre
Located in Beasley Community Centre
145 Wilson Street, Hamilton

Call 905-521-0926 for more information.

Date: Tuesday, March 7, 2017
Time: 10 am to 12 noon

Hamilton Mountain Ontario Early Years Centre
Located in Helen Detwiler Elementary School
320 Brigade Drive, Hamilton

Call 905-383-3020 for more information.

Date: Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Time: 9:30 to 11:30 am

Ontario Early Years Centre
Located in the Boys and Girls Club
45 Ellis Avenue, Hamilton

Call 905-549-2814 ext 230 for more information.

Date: Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Time: 6 to 8 pm

Hamilton Regional Indian Centre
34 Ottawa St N., Hamilton

Call 549-4884 Ext. 227 for more information.

Date: Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Time: 12 to 2 pm

Riverdale Community Centre
50 Violet Dr., Hamilton

Call 905-521-0926 for more information.

Date: Thursday, April 6, 2017
Time: 10 am to 12 noon

Winona Rec Centre OEYC Program
255 Winona Road, Winona

Call 905-573-7905 for more information.

Date: Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Time: 9:30 to 11:30 am

Lake Avenue Parent and Family Literacy Centre
Located in Lake Avenue School
157 Lake Avenue North, Hamilton

Call 905-512-3998 for more information.

Date: Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Time: 9:30 to 11:30 am

Ontario Early Years Centre
Located in Knox Presbyterian Church (entrance and parking off of Victoria St)
23 Melville Street, Dundas

Call 905-689-9500 for more information.

Date: Thursday, April 27, 2017
Time: 11 am to 1 pm

Central Library, Children’s Department
55 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Call 905-549-4276 for more information.

Date: Thursday, May 4, 2017
Time: 6 to 8 pm

Niwasa Headstart
1869 Main St E., Hamilton

Call 905-549-4884 Ext. 227 for more information.

Date: Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Time: 9:30 to 11:30 am

Adelaide Hoodless School Parent and Family Literacy Centre
71 Maplewood Ave., Hamilton

Call 905-549-1339 for more information.

Date: Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Time: 10 am to 12 noon

Ontario Early Years Centre
Located in the Betty Brooks Community Centre
155 Queen Street North, Hamilton

Call 905-521-0926 for more information.

Date: Thursday, May 18, 2017
Time: 10:30 am to 12:30 pm

Turner Park Library
Located in Les Chater YMCA
356 Rymal Road East, Hamilton

Call 905-385-3020 for more information.

Date: Wednesday, May 24,  2017
Time: 2:30 to 4:30 pm

Jeanne Scott Parent and Child Resource Centre
1475 Barton Street East, Hamilton

Call 905-549-4276 for more information.

Date: Tuesday, June 6, 2017
Time: 10 am to 12 noon

Stoney Creek Ontario Early Years Centre
Located in St. David Catholic Elementary School
33 Cromwell Crescent, Hamilton

Call 905-573-7905 for more information.

Date: Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Time: 9:30 to 11:30 am

Waterdown Ontario Early Years Centre
315 Dundas Street East, Waterdown

Call 905-689-9500 for more information.

How to access

You do not have to register for these sessions.

Parents or legal guardians must give consent for professionals to see their child. If you cannot bring your child and wish to send them with someone else, ask the Ontario Early Years Centre for a Designate Form. Be sure to show the completed form to staff when you arrive.

Services available

The following professionals are at these sessions:

  • Early childhood educators
  • Early childhood resources teachers
  • Public health nurses
  • Speech and language pathologists
  • Mental health resources workers
  • Dental hygienists and infant parent therapists are at some locations

They can answer questions you may have about your child’s:

  • Behaviour
  • Eating
  • Growth and development
  • Reading skills
  • Speech and communication
  • Toilet training

Check It Out Drop In's are provided by Hamilton Best Start.