Our Place Family Resource and
Early Years Centre is a Family Resource Centre
that offers Early Learning and Family
Engagement opportunities to encourage the
optimal development of children and families.
We are also a place for parents
and caregivers of children up to age 6 to get
information and support. Our Place runs the Ontario
Early Years programs for Kitchener.
Our Place is committed to
ensuring that all documents are available in
an accessible format and communication
supports. Our Place's Accessibility for all
Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA)
policies and procedures are posted under "Policies" on the "What you
need to Know" page and are available in
accessible formats if requested. If you would
like to make a request please contact Bonnie
Caza, Operations Supervisor.
Locations--Input is Needed!
The ASD Collaborative Sensory-Conscious
Working Group subcommittee is looking at
making our community a more accessible place
for people who experience issues with
A sensory-conscious (or sensory-friendly)
environment means that surroundings are
intentionally made to be more accessible,
for example by offering specific days or
times when lights are lowered, music is
turned off, etc.
This Collaborative is interested in your
opinions and experiences related to
sensory-conscious environments in the
Please follow the link below to participate
in our survey. The survey should take
no more than 10 minutes of your time.
Please complete the survey before December
Bombs for sale! Thanks to Our Place's Parent
Committee for organizing another awesome
fundraiser. These homemade Bath Bombs will
be available while supplies last so get
Our Place's Parent Committee
is holding it's annual Holiday Bake Sale
Fundraiser Tuesday December 5th and
Wednesday December 6th 9:30am to 3:00pm.
Bakers and Buyers wanted!
You Can Help
How Does Learning Happen?
more about what Ontario's Pedagogy for
the Early Years looks like in Ontario
Early Years Centres in Waterloo Region.