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  • FREE programs, activities, resources for Halton Hills children 0 to their 6th birthday and their parents or caregivers
  • Weekdays, weekends and evenings
  • In person, drop-in, registered and online (Facebook & Instagram)
  • Connect with other parents, children, families, and caregivers
  • Early years professionals for answers, advice, referrals and resources
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EarlyON Locations

ACTON

  • Acton EarlyON Centre | Band Hall, 85 Wallace Street, Acton, ON L7J 2G1  |  519-853-2574
  • Acton Community Hub | MSB, 69 Acton Blvd., Acton, ON L7J 2G1  |  905-873-6502
  • NEW! Acton Cobblehill Co-operative | 53 Cook Street, Acton, ON (at Cobblehill Road)

GEORGETOWN

  • Georgetown EarlyON Centre | 8 James Street, Georgetown, ON L7G 2H3  |  905-873-2960
  • NEW! St. Andrews United Church | 89 Mountainview Road South
  • NEW! Salvation Army Church | 271 Mountainview Road South

EarlyON Opportunities:

Children can engage, learn and develop with their Parents or Caregiver

In person and online programs for parents and/or caregivers to participate in together with their child to encourage positive interaction toward enhancing healthy social, physical, intellectual, and emotional child development.

Parents or Caregivers can get help, broaden their knowledge, connect and share

In person and online programs where parents and caregivers can come together in a group discussion setting to socialize and learn from each other and to benefit from the advice of professionals trained in early childhood development.

Access to our Early Years Resources and Take Home Activities

A variety of books, videos, tapes, articles, parent/child kits and other supportive resources are available in the Georgetown and Acton Centres during program hours. Connect with EarlyON staff for assistance in finding information on child development, parenting, family life, community resources and much more.

EarlyON Current Schedule

EarlyON Program Descriptions

NOTE: Always check the current schedule as not all programs are scheduled every month or at all locations

Adult & Child Together (AEO, GEO, St. Andrews) 0-6 yrs. Join us in person for indoor & outdoor activities and games that you can play with friends! Some activities include painting, science experiments, dramatic centre, water play, puzzles and more! This is a great way to meet others in the community and experience new activities that will be provided by the EO staff.

Baby Songs (GEO) 0-not yet crawling This program is based on songs, music, rhymes and interactions between baby and parent.  The aim is to have fun, soothe, nurture, and promote trust in a relaxing, stress-free manner for both baby & parent.

Coffee Chat (Acton Hub) 0-12mths. Are you a new parent with a little one who wants to meet others with little ones to sit and have conversations with? Join us for a cup of coffee (or tea) and a snack for you while you enjoy each other’s company in a safe, non-judgmental environment.

Cooking Up a Story (GEO) 2.5-6yrs. Feeling hungry? Ready for a morning snack?  Come join the EarlyON staff for an hour of an interactive themed story and a healthy snack that we all make together!

Family Connect (AEO & GEO) 0-6yrs. This special program invites families out to the centres for a special activity that they do together!   Meet other families in your community. Dinner is included.  Must register for this program.

Kids & Me Neighbourhood Groups (Salvation Army & Cobblehill Co-op) 0-6yrs. Come join this early learning program and meet other children & parents/caregivers.  There you will play with toys and do fun activities.  A healthy snack, coffee or tea is provided.  As a parent, you get advice about parenting & health child development from and RECE, Early Literacy Specialist, a Developmental Consultant, and a Public Health Nurse.

Infant & Toddler Craft Time (Acton Hub) 0-30mths. During this drop in time, adults will participate with their little ones in a craft experience provided by the staff.  You will be encouraged to explore your senses and get messy during these fun art experience that you can take home and show your friends and family!

Mom & Dad’s Connect (AEO & GEO) 0-6yrs.This program gives moms/dads an opportunity to connect with their children and to hang out with other moms/dads who have children in a safe interactive environment.  Grandmothers, aunts’ grandfathers and uncles are welcomed. Special Activities & Dinner Included.  Must Register for this program.

Wee Ones Wednesdays (Acton Hub) 0-36mths. This program provides an opportunity for young children to explore age-appropriate materials and interact with children of similar ages and developmental stages. This program also provides an opportunity for parents, caregivers, and designated adults to interact, share stories and meet new people in a smaller, non-judgmental environment.

EarlyON Craft and Activity Kits

NOTE: not all kits are available every month – please check the current schedule

EO Parent Resource Sheets 0-6yrs. On Mondays, 3 different resource links on specific topics surrounding child development will be posted on the Facebook and Instagram pages.

EarlyON Fun Activity Kits (video & kits) 2-6yrs Enjoy simple fun activities with your child at home such as fine motor, gross motor, sensory or S.T.E.M. activities. Kits include all materials required to join in. May contain small parts. FREE Kits are available at the Georgetown & Acton EO location Mondays-Wednesdays outside.

EarlyON Craft Kits (video & kits) 1-6yrs. Staff guide your child through a craft idea with items from the kits and from around the house. Imagination is the key. It is the process, not the product that counts. FREE Kits available at Acton & Georgetown EO locations Mondays-Wednesdays outside.