Early Years and Child Care Services

EarlyON Child and Family Centres Locations

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.

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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 [email protected], you can also contact each individual EarlyON directly by telephone numbers listed for each site.

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EarlyON Child and Family Centre

Operated by Today’s Family, unless otherwise specified

Waterdown EarlyON Child and Family Centre
315 Dundas Street East, Waterdown
Phone: 905 574-9344 x 820

Operating Hours
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: Long weekends

Neighbourhood sites

Carlisle United Church
1432 Centre Road, Carlisle
Phone: 905 574-9344 x 820

Operating Hours
September 2019 to June 2020
Tuesday, 9 am to 12 noon


Lynden Library
110 Lynden Road, Lynden
Phone: 905 574-9344 x 820

Operating Hours
September 26 to November 28
Thursday, 10 am to 12 noon


Marshall Memorial United Church
20 Gilbert Avenue, Ancaster
(entrance off Fiddler’s Green Road)
Phone: 905 574-9344 x 820

Operating Hours
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

Operating Hours
Monday, 9 am to 12 noon
Tuesday, 9 am to 12 noon
Wednesday, 9 am to 12 noon
Thursday, 9 am to 12 noon
Friday, 9 am to 12 noon


Dundas Coach House
22 Victoria Street, Dundas
Phone: 905-­574-9344 x 804

Operating Hours
Monday
Pre-registered workshops
Call for dates/times


Dundas Library
18 Ogilvie Street, Dundas
Phone: 905-­574-9344 x 804

Operating Hours
Tuesday
Pre-registered workshops
Call for dates/times


Alexander Place
329 Parkside Drive, Waterdown
Phone: 905 574-9344 x 820

Operating Hours
Monday
Pre-registered workshops
Call for dates/times


Longo's Ancaster
1191 Wilson St W, Ancaster
Phone: 905-574-9344 x820

Operating Hours
Thursday
Pre-registered workshops
Call for dates/times


Beverly Central Public School
1346 4th Concession Road West, Troy
Phone: 905 574-9344 x 820

Operating Hours
September to June
Monday, 9 to 11 am


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

Operated by Hamilton Wentworth Catholic Child Care Centres

Operating Hours
Monday to Friday, 9 am to 12 noon

Holiday Hours:
December 23, 27, 30: 9 am to 12 noon
Closed December 24, 25, 26, 31 and January 1

EarlyON Child and Family Centre

Operated by Wesley Urban Ministries, unless otherwise specified

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

Operating Hours
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 (9 am to 4 pm on long weekends)
Sunday, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Closed: Sundays of long weekends

Neighbourhood sites

Bennetto
450 Hughson Street, North, Hamilton
Phone: 905-521-0296

Operating Hours
Thursday, 9 am to 12 noon


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

Operated by Today’s Family

Operating Hours
Tuesday 9:15 am to 11:30 am
Wednesday 9:15 am to 11:30 am
Friday 9:15 am to 11:30 am

Closed: Fridays of PA Days
November 29, 2019
March 6, 2020
June 5, 2020
June 28, 2020


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

Operated by Today’s Family

Operating Hours
Thursday
Pre-registered workshops
Call for dates/times


1900 Main West
1900 Main Street West, Hamilton
Phone: 905-521-0296
Phone: 905-522-1224

Operating Hours
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


Beasley Child & Family Centre
145 Wilson Street, Hamilton
Phone: 905-546-2424 ext. 5251

Operating Hours
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, November 14, 10 am to 12 noon
Learn more or view the full schedule

Closed: Long Weekends
Closed: When HWDSB close due to inclement weather


Churchill Park Club House
167 Cline St. N., Hamilton
Phone: 905-521-0926

Operating Hours
Wednesday, 9:00 am to 12 noon
Thursday, 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Friday, 9:00 am to 12 noon

Opens October 2

EarlyON Child and Family Centre

Operated by Today’s Family, unless otherwise specified

Hamilton Mountain EarlyON Child and Family Centre
Helen Detwiler School
320 Brigade Drive, Hamilton
Phone: 905 574-9344 x 818

Operating Hours
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, December 12, 10 am to 12 noon
Learn more or view the full schedule

Neighbourhood sites

Huntington Park Recreation Centre
87 Brentwood Drive, Hamilton
Phone: 905-574-9344 x 824

Operating Hours
Monday, 9 am to 12:30 pm
Tuesday, 9 am to 12:30 pm
Thursday, 9 am to 12:30 pm
Friday, 9 am to 12:30 pm

Closed:Fridays of PA Days
November 8, 2019
November 29, 2019
January 23, 2020
March 6, 2020
June 5, 2020
June 28, 2020


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

Saturday, 9 am to 12 noon


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

Operating Hours
Monday, 8:45 am to 12:00 noon
Tuesday 8:45 am to 12 noon 
Wednesday, 8:45 am to 12 noon
Thursday 8:45 am to 12 noon


Village of Wentworth Heights
1620 Upper Wentworth Street, Hamilton
Phone: 905 574-9344 x 818

Operating Hours
Thursday
Pre-registered workshops
Call for dates/times


Terryberry Library
100 Mohawk Road West, Hamilton
Phone: 905 574-9344 x 818

Operating Hours
September 25 to November 27
Monday, 11 am to 1 pm
Wednesday, 10 am to 12 noon


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

Operating Hours
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


Westwood School
9 Lynbrook Drive, Hamilton
Phone: 289-659-9400

Operated by YMCA

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

Closed: When HWDSB close due to inclement weather

EarlyON Child and Family Centre

Operated by Boys & Girls Club unless otherwise specified

Hamilton East EarlyON Child and Family Centre
45 Ellis Avenue, Hamilton
Phone: 905-549-2814 ext. 230

Operating Hours
Monday, 9 am to 7:30 pm
Tuesday, 9 am to 7:30 pm
Wednesday, 9 am to 7:30 pm
Thursday, 9 am to 6 pm
Friday, 9 am to 12 noon
Saturday, 9 am to 1 pm

Closed: Long weekends


Prince of Wales School
77 Melrose Avenue, North, Hamilton
Phone: 365-336-4202

Operating Hours
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

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

Operated By Hamilton Wentworth Catholic Child Care Centres

Operating Hours
Monday, 8:30 am to 3:30 pm
Wednesday, 8:30 am to 3:30 pm
Friday, 8:30 am to 12 noon

Holiday Hours:
December 23 and 30 - 8:30 am to 3:30 pm
December 27: 8:30 am to 12 noon
Closed December 25, 26 and January 1


Elizabeth Bagshaw School
350 Albright Road, Hamilton
Phone: 905-308-2954

Operating Hours
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 Street East, Hamilton (Floor 1A) 
Phone: 905-525-5855

Operating Hours
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 Street, Hamilton
Phone: 905-545-5995

Operating Hours
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 - Cultural Family Time & Drop In


Adelaide Hoodless School
71 Maplewood Avenue, Hamilton
Phone: 365-336-8844

Operated by Boys & Girls Club

Operating Hours
Monday to Thursday, 8:50 am to 3:10 pm
Friday, 8:50 am to 12 noon


Biindigen Community Hub
785 Britannia Avenue, Hamilton
Phone: 905-549-4884 ext. 401

Operating Hours
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 - First Saturday of the month

EarlyON Child and Family Centre

Operated by Hamilton Wentworth Catholic Child Care Centres unless otherwise specified

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

Operating Hours
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

Holiday Hours:
December 23 and 30: 9 am to 4 pm
December 24:  9 am to 12:30 pm
Closed December 25, 26, January 1
December 27: 9 am to 12 noon
December 28 : 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
December 31: 9 am to 2:30 pm

Neighbourhood sites

Billy Green School
1105 Paramount Drive, Stoney Creek
Phone: 905-512-5662

Operating Hours
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

Holiday Hours:
December 23, 24, 30, 31: 8:30 am to 12 noon
Closed December 25, 26, 27 January 1


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

Operating Hours
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

Holiday Hours:
Closed December 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26 and January 1
December 23 and 30: 9 am to 4 pm
December 24: 9 am to 12:30 pm
December 27: 9 am to 12 noon
December 31: 9 am to 2:30 pm


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

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


Holiday Hours:
December 23: 9 am to 11:30 am
Closed  December 24, 25, 26, 27, 30, 31 and January 1


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

Operated By Heritage Green Child Care

Operating Hours
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 Avenue, North, Hamilton
Phone: 905-­512-­3998

Operated by Wesley Urban Ministries

Operating Hours
Monday to Friday, 9 am to 1 pm

Closed: When HWDSB closes due to inclement weather

French Services

Operated by Centre de Santé

Centre de la petite enfance de l’Ontario: Notre-Dame
400 Cumberland Avenue, Hamilton
Phone: 905-549-3383

Operating Hours
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 Street East, Hamilton
Phone: 905-528-0163 ext. 3228 or ext. 3297

Operating Hours
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

Biindigen Community Hub
785 Britannia Avenue, Hamilton
Phone: 905-549-4884 ext. 401

Operating Hours
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 - First Saturday of the month

Young Parents Sites

Operated by Wesley Urban Ministries unless otherwise specified

Grace Haven
138 Herkimer Street, Hamilton
Phone: 905­-575-­7500

Operating Hours
Tuesday, 1 to 3 pm


St. Martin’s Manor
500 Mohawk Road West, Hamilton
Phone: 905-­575-­7500

Operating Hours
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

Operating Hours
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