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EarlyON Child and Family Centre for families with children aged 0-6 years

EarlyON Child and Family Centres provide opportunities for children from birth to six years of age to participate in play and inquiry-based programs, and support parents and caregivers in their roles. We offer safe and welcoming environments open to all families across Ontario, with qualified professionals and quality programs. Families and caregivers will be able to find support, make personal connections and access a network of resources.  At Carlington CHC, we are to please to welcome you and your little ones at any of our programs.   If you are having difficulty finding program, registering, or have questions, email us at

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EarlyON In-person INDOOR Playgroups

Join us in our beautiful new playroom, featuring a natural, calming, wood-based play environment or in a community location near you.  Circle Time! Sing Along! Wiggly-Giggle!  Join our Early Childhood Educators for stories, songs, arts and crafts, and funny dances! For children ages 0-6 years. Registration required.

For days, times and registration links, please see our CALENDAR

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EarlyON In-person OUTDOOR Playgroups

Outdoor playgroups at your local park; Stories Walks in your neighbourhood.  Multiple community locations.  Join us and make the most of the great outdoors with your little ones!!

For days, times and registration links, see our CALENDAR

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EarlyON Virtual Programs

As we transition back to in-person programs, availability of virtual activities is changing.  For the most up-to-date information, please subscribe to our EarlyON Newsletter


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EarlyON Workshops and Parenting Groups

A variety of child development and parenting topics are offered weekly in an online workshop format. Virtual, via Zoom.   Subscribe to our EarlyON newsletter to keep up to date on topics.

For days, times and registration links, please see our CALENDAR

For more family and parenting supports, visit our FAMILY AND PARENTING SUPPORT PAGE

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Ask Us! EarlyON One-on One Parenting Support

You have questions about how your child is growing? Bedtime routines? Teething? Mealtime? About activities in the community? About childcare options? Ask our Early Childhood Educators for information, resources and support!   Email us at to book an appointment (virtual or in-person)

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Tea Time Conversations

Casual conversation about how your child is growing, bedtime routines, teething, mealtime, and more. Join our Early Childhood Educators for information, resources and support!  For days and times, see our CALENDAR


EarlyON Newsletter

Subscribe to our EarlyON Newsletter to stay informed of our current programs and get weekly activities to do at home, or in the community with your child!