Check It Out Drop In Sessions

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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: Thursday January 18, 2018
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: Thursday February 22, 2018
Time: 10:30 am to 12:30 pm

EarlyON Centre located in St. David Catholic Elementary School
33 Cromwell Crescent, Stoney Creek

Call 905-573-7905 for more information.

Date: Tuesday February 27, 2018
Time: 9:30 to 11:30 am

Hamilton Mountain EarlyON Centre located in Helen Detwiler Elementary School
320 Brigade Drive, Hamilton

Call 905-385-3020 for more information.

Date: Wednesday March 7, 2018
Time: 10 am to 12 noon

Hamilton West EarlyON Centre located in the Betty Brooks Community Centre
155 Queen Street North, Hamilton

Call 905-521-0926 for more information.

Date: Tuesday March 20, 2018
Time: 5 to 6:30 pm

Waterdown EarlyON Centre
315 Dundas Street East, Waterdown

Call 905-689-9500 for more information.

Date: Tuesday March 27, 2018
Time: 9:30 to 11:30 am

Hamilton East EarlyON Centre Boys and Girls Club
45 Ellis Avenue, Hamilton

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

Date: Thursday April 5, 2018
Time: 11 am to 1 pm

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

Call 905-521-0926  for more information.

Date: Tuesday April 10, 2018
Time: 10 am to 12 noon

Winona Recreation Centre EarlyON Centre Program
255 Winona Road, Winona

Call 905-573-7905 for more information.

Date: Wednesday April 18, 2018
Time: 3 to 5 pm

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

Call 905-549-4276 for more information.

Date: Thursday April 19, 2018
Time: 9:30 to 11:30 am

Hamilton Mountain EarlyON Centre located in Helen Detwiler Elementary School
320 Brigade Drive, Hamilton

Call 905-385-3020 for more information.

Date: Wednesday May 9, 2018
Time: 5:30 to 7:30 pm

Hamilton Regional Indian Centre
34 Ottawa Street North, Hamilton

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

Date: Tuesday May 15, 2018
Time: 9:30 to 11:30 am

Lake Avenue EarlyON Centre located in Lake Avenue School
157 Lake Avenue North, Hamilton

Call 905-512-3998 for more information.

Date: Thursday May 24, 2018
Time: 10 am to 12 noon

Notre Dame EarlyON Centre located in École élémentaire catholique Notre-Dame
400 Cumberland Avenue, Hamilton

Call 905-528-0163 ext 3229 or 905-549-3383 for more information.

Please note: This drop-in is in French.


Date: Tuesday June 5, 2018
Time: 9:30 to 11:30 am

Hamilton Mountain EarlyON Centre located in Helen Detwiler Elementary School
320 Brigade Drive, Hamilton

Call 905-385-3020 for more information.

Date: Tuesday June 12, 2018
Time: 10:30 am to 12:30 pm

Stoney Creek EarlyON Centre located in St. David Catholic Elementary School
33 Cromwell Crescent, Stoney Creek

Call 905-573-7905 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