EarlyON Child and Family Centres Locations

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EarlyON Child and Family Centres provide opportunities for children from birth to 6 years of age to participate in play and inquiry-based programs, and support parents and caregivers in their roles. These centres offer safe and welcoming environments open to all families across Hamilton, with qualified professionals and quality programs. Families and caregivers can find support, advice, make personal connections and access a network of resources at these centres.

Selected EarlyON sites also provide Check It Out Drop In sessions, which is a free service where parents can ask health professionals questions about their child. View the Check it Out Schedule.

For general questions about Hamilton’s EarlyONs, you can call 905-546-2489 or email  eycp@hamilton.ca, you can also contact each individual EarlyON directly by telephone numbers listed for each site.

Locations & hours

EarlyON Child and Family Centre

Operated by Today’s Family, unless otherwise specified

Location Hours
Waterdown EarlyON Child and Family Centre
315 Dundas Street East, Waterdown
Phone: 905 574-9344 x 820
Monday, 8:30 am to 4 pm
Tuesday, 8:30 am to 7 pm​
Wednesday, 8:30 am to 7 pm​
Thursday, 8:30 am to 4 pm
Friday, 8:30 am to 12 noon
Saturday, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Closed on long weekends

Neighbourhood sites

Location Hours
Carlisle United Church
1432 Centre Rd. Carlisle
Phone: 905 574-9344 x 820

Closes June 25 for summer

September 2019 to June 2020
Tuesday, 9 am to 12 noon
Lynden Library
110 Lynden Rd, Lynden
Phone: 905 574-9344 x 820
Closed for summer

September 12 to November 14
Thursday, 10 am  to 12 noon
Marshall Memorial United Church
20 Gilbert Avenue, Ancaster
(entrance off Fiddler’s Green Rd.)
Phone: 905 574-9344 x 820

Monday, 9 am to 12 noon
Tuesday, 9 am to 12 noon
Thursday, 9 am to 12 noon

Knox Presbyterian Church
23 Melville Street, Dundas
(parking & entrance off Victoria St.)
Phone: 905-­574-9344 x 804

July & August
Tuesdays 9 am to 12 noon Outdoor Program
Wednesdays 9 am to 12 noon

Please note Outdoor Program will not run if it is raining, or if smog or heat alerts have been issued by Health Canada.

Dundas Coach House
22 Victoria Street, Dundas
Phone: 905-­574-9344 x 804
Monday
Pre-registered workshops
Call for dates/times
Dundas Library
18 Ogilvie Street, Dundas
Phone: 905-­574-9344 x 804
Tuesday
Pre-registered workshops
Call for dates/times
Alexander Place
329 Parkside Drive, Waterdown
Phone: 905 574-9344 x 820
Monday
Pre-registered workshops
Call for dates/times
Longo's Ancaster
1191 Wilson St W, Ancaster
Phone: 905-574-9344 x820

No summer programming

Beverly Central Public School
1346 4th Concession Rd. W.
Phone: 905 574-9344 x 820

Closed for summer

September to June
Monday, 9 to 11 am

St. Thomas the Apostle
Waterdown 170 Skinner Rd.
Phone: 365-336-6998

Operated by Hamilton Wentworth Catholic Child Care Centres

July 2 to August 30
Monday to Friday, 9 am to 12 noon

Check It Out - Drop In
Tuesday, October 22, 9:30 to 11:30 am
Learn more or view the full schedule

EarlyON Child and Family Centre

Operated by Wesley Urban Ministries, unless otherwise specified

Locations Hours
Hamilton West EarlyON Child and Family Centre
155 Queen Street North, Hamilton
Phone: 905-521-0926

Monday, 9 am to 4 pm
Tuesday, 9 am to 7 pm
Wednesday, 9 am to 4 pm
Thursday, 9 am to 4 pm
Friday, 9 am to 12 noon
Saturday, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
Sunday, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Bennetto
450 Hughson St., N., Hamilton
Phone: 905-521-0296

Opening Thursday, May 2
Thursday, 9 am to 12 noon

Neighbourhood sites

Locations Hours
Ryerson Recreation Centre
251 Duke Street, Hamilton
Phone: 905 574-9344 x 820

Operated by Today’s Family

Effective June 18 to August 30
Tuesday  9:15 am to 11:30 am
Wednesday  9:15 am to 11:30 am
Thursday  9:15 am to 11:30 am
Friday  9:15 am to 11:30 am

No program August 6 to 16 due to Recreation Centre Shut Down

Melrose United Church
86 Homewood Ave, Hamilton
Phone: 905 574-9344 x 820

Operated by Today’s Family

No summer programming

1900 Main West
1900 Main Street West, Hamilton
Phone: 905-521-0296
Phone: 905-522-1224
Monday, 9 am to 4 pm
Tuesday, 9 am to 4 pm
Wednesday, 9 am to 4 pm
Thursday, 9 am to 12 noon
Friday, 9 am to 12 noon
St. Cuthbert's Church
2 Bond Street North, Hamilton
Phone: 905-521-0926
Thursday, 9 am to 12 noon
Friday, 9 am to 12 noon
Beasley Child & Family Centre
145 Wilson St., Hamilton
Phone: 905-546-2424 ext. 5251

Monday, 8:50 am to 5 pm
Tuesday, 8:50 am to 7 pm
Wednesday, 8:50 am to 7 pm
Thursday, 8:50 am to 5 pm
Friday, 8:50 am to 5 pm
Saturday, 10 am to 3:30 pm

Check It Out - Drop In
Thursday, August 15, 10 am to 12 noon
Thursday, November 14, 10 am to 12 noon
Learn more or view the full schedule

EarlyON Child and Family Centre

Operated by Today’s Family, unless otherwise specified

Location Hours
Hamilton Mountain EarlyON Child and Family Centre
Helen Detwiler School
320 Brigade Dr.
Phone: 905 574-9344 x 818

Monday, 8:30 am to 4 pm
Tuesday, 8:30 am to 7 pm​
Wednesday, 8:30 am to 7 pm​
Thursday, 8:30 am to 4 pm
Friday, 8:30 am to 12 noon

Check It Out - Drop In
Thursday August 22 10 am to 12 noon
Thursday, December 12, 10 am to 12 noon
Learn more or view the full schedule

Neighbourhood sites

Locations below Hours
Huntington Park Recreation Centre
87 Brentwood drive, Hamilton
Phone: 905-574-9344 x 824

Summer Outdoor Program
Monday 9 to 11:30 am
Wednesday 9 to 11:30  am

Please note Outdoor Program will not run if it is raining, or if smog or heat alerts have been issued by Health Canada.

Greendale
44 Greendale Drive, Hamilton
Phone: 905-574-9344 x 818

July 6 to August 31
Saturday, 9 am to 12 noon

George L. Armstrong Public School
460 Concession St.
Phone: 905 574-9344 x 818

July to August 2019
Tuesday 8:45 am to 12 noon
Thursday 8:45 am to 12 noon

Village of Wentworth Heights
1620 Upper Wentworth St.
Phone: 905 574-9344 x 818
Thursday
Pre-registered workshops
Call for dates/times
Terryberry Library
100 Mohawk Rd. W.
Phone: 905 574-9344 x 818

Closed for summer

September 25 to November 27
Monday, 11 am to 1 pm - no program October 14
Wednesday, 10 am to 12 noon

Cecil B Stirling School
340 Queen Victoria Drive Hamilton
Phone: 905-385-5374

Monday to Friday, 9 am to 1 pm

Check It Out - Drop In
Thursday, October 17, 10 am to 12 noon  
Learn more or view the full schedule

T.B. McQueston Park
1199 Upper Wentworth, Hamilton
Phone: 905-574-9344 x 818

July 5 to August 30
Friday, 9 to 10 am
Pre-registration by phone

Westwood School
9 Lynbrook Dr.
Phone: 289-659-9400

Operated by YMCA

Monday to Friday 8:45 am to 12:45 pm

EarlyON Child and Family Centre

Operated by Boys & Girls Club unless otherwise specified

Locations Hours
Hamilton East EarlyON Child and Family Centre
45 Ellis Ave.
Phone: 905-549-2814 ext. 230

Monday to Thursday: 9 am to 3:30 pm
Friday: 9 am to 12
Saturday 9 am to 1 pm 

Closed on long weekends
Prince of Wales School
77 Melrose Ave. N.
Phone: 365-336-4202

Monday to Thursday: 8:30 am to 3:00 pm
Friday: 8:30 am to 12 noon

Check It Out - Drop In
Tuesday, October 1, 9:30 to 11:30 am  
Learn more or view the full schedule

Neighbourhood sites

Location: Hours
Holy Name of Jesus
181 Belmont Avenue North, Hamilton
Phone: 365-336-7001

Operated By Hamilton Wentworth Catholic Child Care Centres
Monday, 8:30 am to 12 noon
Wednesday, 8:30 am to 12 noon
Friday, 8:30 am to 12 noon
Elizabeth Bagshaw School
350 Albright Rd.
Phone: 905-308-2954

Monday, 8:45 am to 3:30 pm
Tuesday, 8:45 am to 3:30 pm
Wednesday, 8:45 am to 3:30 pm
Thursday, 8:45 am to 3:30 pm

Sanford
735 King St. E., Floor 1A
Phone: 905-525-5855
Monday, 9 am to 3:30 pm
Tuesday, 9 am to 3:30 pm
Wednesday, 9 am to 3:30 pm
Thursday, 9 am to 3:30 pm
Friday, 9 am to 12 noon
Hillcrest School
40 Eastwood St.
Phone: 905-545-5995

Monday, 8:45 am to 3:30 pm
Tuesday, 8:45 am to 3:30 pm
Wednesday, 8:45 am to 3:30 pm
Thursday, 8:45 am to 3:30 pm
Friday, 8:45 am to 12 noon - Cultural Family Time & Drop In

Adelaide Hoodless School
71 Maplewood Ave.
Phone: 365-336-8844

Operated by Boys & Girls Club

Monday to Thursday 8:50 am to 3:10 pm
Friday 8:50 am to 12 noon
Biindigen Community Hub
785 Britannia Ave Hamilton
Phone: 905-549-4884 ext. 401
Monday, 9 am to 3:30 pm
Tuesday, 9 am to 3:30 pm
Wednesday, 9 am to 3:30 pm
Thursday, 12 noon to 7 pm
​Friday, 9 am to 12 noon
Saturday, 9 am to 12 noon - Every first Saturday of the month

EarlyON Child and Family Centre

Operated by Hamilton Wentworth Catholic Child Care Centres unless otherwise specified

Location Hours
Stoney Creek EarlyON Child and Family Centre
St. David School
33 Cromwell Cres., Hamilton
Phone: 905-573-7905

Monday, 9 am to 4 pm
Tuesday, 9 am to 7 pm​
Wednesday, 9 am to 4 pm
Thursday, 9 am to 4 pm
Friday, 9 am to 12 noon
Saturday, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Neighbourhood sites

Locations Hours
Billy Green School
1105 Paramount Dr., Stoney Creek
Phone: 905-512-5662

Reopening August 26
Monday, 8:30 am to 12 noon
Tuesday, 8:30 am to 12 noon
Wednesday, 8:30 am to 12 noon
Thursday, 8:30 am to 12 noon
Friday, 8:30 am to 12 noon

Gatestone School
127 Gatestone Dr., Stoney Creek
Phone: 905-512-5662

Open July 2 to August 23
Monday, 8:30 am to 12 noon
Tuesday, 8:30 am to 12 noon
Wednesday, 8:30 am to 12 noon
Thursday, 8:30 am to 12 noon
Friday, 8:30 am to 12 noon

Winona Community Centre
255 Winona Rd., Stoney Creek
Phone: 905­-546-2424 ext 1244

Monday, 9 am to 4 pm
Tuesday, 9 am to 4 pm
Wednesday, 9 am to 4 pm
Thursday, 9 am to 4 pm
Friday, 9 am to 12 noon

Check It Out - Drop In
Thursday, September 19, 10 am to 12 noon
Learn more or view the full schedule

Binbrook Memorial Hall
2600 Hwy. 56, Binbrook
Phone: 905­-531-4459

Monday, 9 to 11:30 am
Wednesday, 9 am to 12 noon
Thursday, 9 am to 3 pm
Friday, 9 am to 12 noon

Check It Out - Drop In
Thursday, September 19, 10 am to 12 noon
Learn more or view the full schedule

St. James the Apostle
29 John Murray St., Stoney Creek
Phone: 905­-560-­2700

Operated By Heritage Green Child Care

Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 12:30 pm

Check It Out - Drop In
Tuesday, November 19, 10 am to 12 noon  
Learn more or view the full schedule

Lake Avenue School
157 Lake Ave. N., Hamilton
Phone: 905-­512-­3998

Operated by Wesley Urban Ministries

Monday to Friday: 9 am to 1 pm

French Services

Operated by Centre de Santé

Location Hours
Centre de la petite enfance de l’Ontario: Notre-Dame
400 Cumberland Ave.
Phone: 905-549-3383

Monday, 10 am to 2 pm
Tuesday, 10 am to 2 pm
Wednesday, 10 am to 2 pm
Thursday, 10 am to 2 pm
​Friday, 10 am to 2 pm

Centre de la petite enfance de l'Ontario:
Coin des familles

1320 Barton St. E.
Phone: 905-528-0163 ext. 3228 or ext. 3297

Monday, 10 am to 2 pm
Tuesday, 1 to 7 pm
Wednesday, 10 am to 2 pm
Thursday, 10 am to 2 pm
​Friday, 10 am to 2 pm

Check It Out - Drop In
Wednesday, November 13, 10 am to 12 noon  
Learn more or view the full schedule

Indigenous Services

Operated by Niwasa Kendaaswin Teg

Location Hours
Biindigen Community Hub
785 Britannia Ave Hamilton
Phone: 905-549-4884 ext. 401

Monday, 9 am to 3:30 pm
Tuesday, 9 am to 3:30 pm
Wednesday, 9 am to 3:30 pm
Thursday, 12 noon to 7 pm
​Friday, 9 am to 12 noon
Saturday, 9 am to 12 noon - Every first Saturday of the month

Young Parents Sites

Operated by Wesley Urban Ministries unless otherwise specified

Locations Hours
Grace Haven
138 Herkimer Street, Hamilton
Phone: 905­-575-­7500
Tuesday, 1 to 3 pm
St. Martin’s Manor
500 Mohawk Road West, Hamilton
Phone: 905-­575-­7500
Thursday, 1 to 3 pm

The Jeanne Scott Parent & Family Resource Centre
1475 Barton Street East, Hamilton
Phone: 905-549-4276

Operated by Wesley Urban Ministries/ Boys & Girls Club

Wednesday 2 to 6 pm

Check It Out - Drop In
Wednesday July 17, 11:30 am to 1:30 pm
Wednesday, October 23, 3 pm to 5 pm  
Learn more or view the full schedule

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