Ontario Early Years Centre

Peel Region, Mississauga West

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Record #: CDR0010 Last Modified: 06 May 2014 Last Full Update: 22 May 2013
Record Details
Social MediaWebsite Website: www.children.gov.on.ca/htdocs/English/topics/earlychildhood/oeyc/locations/oeyc.aspx?Center=147
SOCIAL_MEDIA_ICONWebsite
Description & Services
Alternate NameMississauga Parent Child Resource Centres ; MPCRC ; OEYC
DescriptionA member of Raising the Bar Peel

The Ontario Early Years Centre offers a range of free education and parenting services for all parents/caregivers and their children (up to 6yrs): Early Learning and Literacy Education, Parenting and Family Support/Nutrition, Information and Referral. Main Site: Brittany Glen, G1-5632 Tenth Line West, Mississauga Satellite Locations : * Meadowvale Town Centre, 6677 Meadowvale Town Centre Circle, (inside the mall, beside the library), Mississauga 905-567-4156 * Streetsville, 114-154 Queen St S, Mississauga 905-826-5411 * Forest Ridge (apartment building) 3420 The Collegeway, Mississauga 416-895-7516 * Erin Mills (Salvation Army Church) 3420 The Collegeway, Mississauga 905-286-4455 * Falconer (recreation centre), 6600 Falconer Dr , Mississauga 905-286-4455 * Erin Meadows (Long Term Care Residence), 2930 Erin Centre Blvd, Mississauga A sampling of our programs: Drop-in (0-6 yrs) Informal opportunity for adults and children to socialize and play. Parenting resources and referrals available on site. Brittany Glen is open for drop-in during all hours of operation; for all other centres please refer to their scheduled drop-in times Infant Mother Goose (0 – 12 months) This interactive program promotes bonding between parents and infants, through rhymes, finger plays and songs. It offers the opportunity for parents to network, support each other, and bring about an awareness of community resources. Babies on the Move (9 – 18 months or mobile) For crawling, creeping, walking and running babies. You and your baby will enjoy singing songs and rhymes, exploring new sensory experiences and working on new developmental skills together. This program will provide an opportunity for adults to connect with others. Toddler Time (18 – 36 months) This interactive program involves songs, story and creative time for toddlers to enjoy with each other and their parents/caregivers. Move and Groove (Toddler 18 months – 3 yrs) (Preschool 3 – 6 yrs) (Family 0 – 6 yrs) This program provides an opportunity for parents and children to interact through music, movement and rhymes. Your participation will help your child develop physical coordination, social skills and creative expression. Discovery Time (3 – 6 yrs) A class that encourages children to explore the world around them through hands on activities that fuel their curiosity and makes science fun. School Here I Come - Children beginning Kindergarten in the upcoming September (i.e. ages 3 – 6 yrs) This is an 8-week program for children entering Kindergarten the following September. Children will participate in activities that will prepare them for the school environment. Children graduate at the end of the session; therefore children attend only one session. For more programs and calendars check www.mpcrc.ca

HoursBrittany Glen location:  
*Mon 9am - 4pm,  
*Tues - Thur 9am - 8pm,  
*Fri 9am - 4pm,  
*Sat 9am - 2pm  
DatesClosed Sundays & Statutory Holidays including Saturdays of Holiday Weekends
Areas ServedMississauga
EligibilityAges: 6 year(s) and under 
 
Parents and Caregivers with children (up to 6yrs)
ApplicationRegistration Form
FeesNone
LanguagesEnglish ; French
MeetingsBoard meetings 4th Tues of each month, 7:30 pm, alternating between Turtle Creek, Brittany Glen and Heart Lake
Contact Information
AddressBrittany Glen Plaza
5632 Tenth Line W, Unit G1
Mississauga, ON L5M 7L9
 
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Site LocationBrittany Glen Plaza
IntersectionTenth Line & Thomas St.
Transit InformationMississauga Transit Route: 46 (Tenth Line), 41 (Thomas)
AccessibilityPartially Accessible
Mailing AddressTurtle Creek Plaza 
1801 Lakeshore Rd W, Unit 101 
Mississauga, ON L5J 1J6
Office Phone905-286-4455
Fax905-286-0014
E-Mailoeyc.miss.west@mpcrc.ca
Websitewww.mpcrc.ca
Primary ContactJanet Larter, Supervisor, Mississauga Parent Child Resource Centres; Phone: 905-286-4455; Email: janetlarter@mpcrc.ca
Alternate ContactMichelle Walker, Program Manager; Phone: 905-286-4455
Primary ExecutiveLory Wolter, Executive Director; Phone: 905-822-1114 ext 22; Email: lorywolter@mpcrc.ca
Alternate ExecutiveElaine Pontone, Senior Manager; Phone: 905-822-1114 ext 23; Email: elainepontone@mpcrc.ca
Volunteer CoordinatorMichelle Walker, Program Manager; Phone: 905-822-1114; Email: michellewalker@mpcrc.ca
Other Details
Print Material* Centre schedules * Calendars 
* Ontario Early Years Centre Mississauga West - Family and Caregiver Guide 
* Mississauga Parent Child Resource Centres - Adjustments after Birth 
* Ontario Early Years (Mississauga, Brampton, Caledon) - A Place for Families 
* Ontario Early Years - Making a Difference guides 
Established2003 (MPCRC in 1984)
FundingProvincial
Service Level(50) Non Profit
Subjects
SubjectsCrafts ; Drop-in centres ; Early childhood education ; Information and referral ; Learning centres ; Literacy ; Nutrition ; Parent and child programs ; Parenting support ; Postnatal care ; Pregnancy ; Preschool children ; Teen mothers