EarlyON Child and Family Centres

EarlyON Child and Family Centres are intended to support children, parents and caregivers in learning, growing and connecting – together. All programs and services are designed and delivered to meet the unique needs of parents, caregivers and young children to support their learning, development and well-being. EarlyON Child and Family Centres provide the following core services but are not limited to:

  1. Support Early Learning and Development through programs and services that build responsive adult-child relationships, encourage children’s exploration, and promote play and inquiry.
  2. Engaging Parents and Caregivers by developing programs that cultivate authentic, caring relationships and connections that create a sense of belonging.
  3. Making Connections for Families by look for opportunities to facilitate stronger relationships within their local community and assist parents and caregivers in accessing services and supports that respond to a family’s unique needs.


Access to resources, activities, events, and programs for London & area families.

St. Thomas

St. Thomas

Inclusive, innovative, high-quality services supporting St. Thomas & area families.

EarlyON Child and Family Centre programs and services are offered in many permanent centres across the city, however the YMCASWO is the lead agency for Family Centre Carling-Thames in London and St. Thomas-Elgin zone. There are also mobile locations, reaching families who do not attend the permanent centre-based sites. All delivery locations are welcoming and inclusive environments where all children and families have access to high-quality programs and services which influence positive child, family and community experiences and outcomes.  

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