EarlyON Child and Family Centre Simcoe North

Creating an environment for all children, families and caregivers to grow and learn. 

In-Person Programs

At the EarlyON Child and Family Centre, parents, caregivers and children can take part in a range of programs and activities, receive information about programs and services that are available for young children, and talk to Early Years professionals as well as other parents and caregivers.

From infant programs to parenting programs, we are here to support parents and caregivers as co-learners in our environments. 

Virtual Programs and Services

EarlyON virtual programs and services allow you to connect with EarlyON staff and other participants from the comfort of your home. Please be sure to come back often to check for new programs. 

There is no cost to attend any of our programs or activities.


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EarlyON Program Supports

Looking to volunteer as a Board Member?

Our organization is a non-profit, charitable organization that is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors. Our board is made up of appointed community leaders who are collectively responsible for governing our organization.

Message from our Executive Director

Welcome. Bienvenue. Aanii. 

EarlyON Child and Family Centre Simcoe North offers parents and caregivers with children prenatal to 6 years of age, a range of free core services which can assist them in their parenting or caregiving role. This includes developmental screening for children, information and referral to a variety of supports and services, a parenting resource library, a wide range of workshops, newsletters and a friendly atmosphere that fosters networking among parents and care providers.

EarlyON Child and Family programs are built on the four foundations of learning: Belonging, Well-being, Expression and Engagement. Through the provision of high quality programs, environments that provoke learning and resources that are based in connect, learn and grow. Knowledgeable and caring staff provide a welcoming, supportive and accessible place where all children, parents and caregivers belong.

Enjoy your visit!

Christine VanderByl, RECE, Executive Director

Land Acknowledgment

We acknowledge that we are situated on the traditional land of the Anishinaabe people.

The Anishinaabe include the Ojibwe, Odawa, and Potawatomi nations, collectively known as the Three Fires Confederacy.

In times of great change, we recognize more than ever the importance to honour Indigenous history and culture and are committed to moving forward in the spirit of reconciliation, respect and good health with all First Nation, Métis and Inuit people and our community as a whole.

EarlyON Child and Family Centres across Simcoe County

To find EarlyON programs and services in the Collingwood and Alliston area, visit E3 Community Services.

To find EarlyON programs and services in the Barrie, Bradford and Innisfil area, visit Empower Simcoe.

Trouvez un centre ON y va dans le comté de Simcoe, visitez La Clé. To find a Francophone EarlyON, visit La Clé.