BridgeWay Family Centre

Record Details
Social Media Website Website: www.children.gov.on.ca/htdocs/English/topics/earlychildhood/oeyc/locations/oeyc.aspx?Center=135
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Description & Services
Description A 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: Turtle Creek Plaza, 101-1801 Lakeshore Rd. W., Mississauga, 905-822-1114 Satellite Locations: * Port Credit Secondary School, 70 Mineola Rd E, Room 127, Mississauga * 905-278-3382 ext 422 *Queen of Heaven Catholic School, 1198 Alexandra Avenue, Mississaga 905-822-1114 for info * Sheridan Villa, (Long Term Care Residence), 2460 Truscott Dr, Mississauga * Munden Park Public School, 515 Tedwyn Dr., Mississauga 905-822-1114 for info 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. Turtle Creek 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. Babies on the Move (9 – 18 months or mobile) You and your baby will enjoy singing songs and rhymes, exploring new sensory experiences and working on new developmental skills together. 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 Grove (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. 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. Kindergarten 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

Hours Turle Creek location: 
*Mon,Tues,Wed & Fri 9am - 4pm  
*Thur 9am - 8pm  
*Sat 9am - 2pm 
For satellite hours check www.mpcrc.ca
Dates Closed Sundays & Statutory Holidays including Saturdays of Holiday Weekends
Areas Served Mississauga
Eligibility Ages: 6 year(s) and under 
Parents and Caregivers with children (up to 6yrs)
Application Registration Form
Fees None
Languages English
Meetings Board meetings 4th Tues of each month, 7:30 pm, alternating between Turtle Creek, Brittany Glen and Heart Lake
Membership Types Raising the Bar Peel
Contact Information
Address & Map
Turtle Creek Plaza
1801 Lakeshore Road W, Unit 101
Mississauga, ON L5J 1J6
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Accessibility Partially Accessible
Office Phone 905-822-1114
Fax 905-822-1102
E-Mail info@mpcrc.ca
Website www.mpcrc.ca
Primary Contact Pamela Melin, Supervisor, BridgeWay Family Centre; Phone: 905-822-1114 ext 25; Email: oeyc.miss.south@mpcrc.ca
Alternate Contact Michele Walker, Program Manager, BridgeWay Family Centre; Phone: 905-495-3430; Email: michellewalker@mpcrc.ca
Primary Executive Lory Wolter, Executive Director, BridgeWay Family Centre; Phone: 905-822-1114 ext 22; Email: lorywolter@mpcrc.ca
Alternate Executive Elaine Pontone, Senior Manager, BridgeWay Family Centre; Phone: 905-822-1114 ext 23; Email: elainepontone@mpcrc.ca
Volunteer Coordinator Michelle Walker, Program Manager, BridgeWay Family Centre; Phone: 905-495-3430 ext 23; Email: michellewalker@mpcrc.ca
Other Details
Print Material * Centre schedules * Calendar 
* Ontario Early Years Centre Mississauga South - 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
Established 2003 (MPCRC in 1984)
Funding Provincial
Service Level (50) Non Profit
Subjects Crafts ; 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