Our Place,
                    Family Resource and Early Years Centre

Our Place
Family Resource and Early Years Centre

A place for parents, caregivers and children
from pre-birth - 6 years to learn, grow and have fun!

Ontario Early

                Resource and Early Years Centre

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                            childrenWELCOME TO OUR PLACE

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.


Important Info
**Please note; Due to construction at the Kitchener Market on Friday January 27th Drop In Playtime at the Kitchener Market will run 10:00-10:45am only. Apologies for the inconvenience.

Family Literacy Day is just around the corner! Be sure to stop by Conestoga Mall between 10am and 4pm Sunday January 29th for some family fun. This event is coordinated by the Early Literacy Alliance Waterloo Region.

 **NEW for 2017** Join Hive Waterloo Region and the Waterloo Public Library and learn to code! Kids of all ages, from 5-105, are welcome to drop in and learn about “digital literacy”. We will have stations set up where you can learn to code using free online tools, play with “maker” toys and tools, and ask our team anything you want to know about today’s digital, technical world! See us in the centre court at Conestoga Mall from 1-4pm on Saturday.

                                    FLD 2017

The Avgen fundraiser is up and running once again! This ongoing fundraiser is a great way to give back to the centre. Visit the 'How you can Help' page for details.


REGISTRATION for the February programs will begin on Monday January 16th at 10:30 a.m.

Paid Programs- Registration for programs that REQUIRE PAYMENT will be in person only as payment must be received to confirm registration.

  • No paid programs have registration this month

Please note: Payment must be made at time of registration, if you require financial assistance please call 519-571-1626 ext. 25 before registration starts***

Programs/Services -Registration for programs that DON’T REQUIRE PAYMENT will begin at 10:30 a.m. by phone or in person (Monday to Fridays)

  • Exploring Art
  • Fit for Life
  • Infant Massage at Our Place
  • KidsAbility Speech& Language
  • Meet with an Early Literacy Specialist
  • Multicultural Parents Learning Together
  • Zero2Six Appointments
  • Preparing for Parenthood

Offsite Programs- Please see program description for registration details.

  • Baby Connections at various locations –See Pg.6 for registration details.
  • Cooking and Conversation at The Family Centre–See Pg.10 for registration details

Download a registration form for the  February 22nd to March 29th session of Creative Cooking, Parenting in a New Society and Social Club here:

    Creative Cooking                Parenting in a New Society            Social Club

Forms are due by 11:00am Wednesday February 8th and can be emailed or dropped off to Reception



How You Can Help
  Fund Raising
  Parent Committee


How to Find Us



   Family Outreach Worker
   Lending Library

Who We Are
   Mission, Vision, Values
   Annual Report and Strategic Priorities
   Board of Directors


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What We Do
  Early Learning Programs
  Family Support Programs
  Community Programs
  Community Support on Site
  Lending Library

What You Need To Know
  How to Participate