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
                  Years

Family
                Resource and Early Years Centre
 

 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

  1. What are the program fees?
    A. Most programs are free. For programs not offered through Early Years funding, there can be a small fee. Please see individual programs for information.

    ***Payment for programs must be made at time of registration, if you require financial assistance please call 519-571-1626 ext. 25 or email wkampijan@ourplacekw.ca before registration starts***

    There is a $15/year membership fee required for the Toy Lending Library.

  2. When can I register?
    A. Registration for programs are taken daily after 1:30pm, in person or by phone.                  Registration for programs requiring payment  will be taken in person daily after 10:30 a.m. If you require financial assistance, please call 519-571-1626 ext. 25 before registering.

  3. How do I make an appointment for on-site services?
    A. The appointments for on-site services can be made in person or by phone during regular business hours or by email . Click  "Centre Hours" to view the centre's operation hours.

  4. What do I need to bring with me for programs?
    A. Please bring dry shoes for you and your child to wear indoors. For safety reasons wet shoes can not be permitted in the gym or classrooms. Programming can be held in the Outdoor Learning Area at any point during the Early Learning programs. Please come prepared for your child to be outside.

  5. Where do I park?
    A. The parking lot entrance is found at 49 Blueridge Ave, and the entrance for Our Place is found at door B.

  6. What bus number should I take to get there?
    A. Our Place is located on bus routes #1 and  #12.

  7. When is the Gym open?
    A. The gym is used daily for Drop In Playtime and Music and Movement however there are exceptions to the hours the gym is open, please see the current calendar for accurate times.

  8. Where do I park the stroller?
    A. Strollers need to be kept on the carpet runner, located along the left wall of the main hallway leading to the gym. If you wish, you can lock up your stroller--please bring your own lock ie; bike lock. There are hooks in the hall along the wall that you can attach your stroller to.

  9. Where are you located?
    A. Our Place's mailing address is 154 Gatewood Road. The parking lot entrance however is shared with St. Francis Church, and is located at 49 Blueridge Ave.

  10. Why should I take out a $25 annual membership?
    A. Taking out an annual membership at Our Place is a way to support the centre and the programs offered. A membership at Our Place includes a charitable tax receipt OR 'Thank you' gift, eligibility to participate on the Board of Directors, voting privileges at the Annual General Meeting (held annually in September) and other Member meetings. The 'Thank you' gift includes:

      1. a 50% discount off the cost of registering for one of the following programs--Creative Cooking, Make the Connection or Learning Begins or 50% off a one year Toy Lending membership in the Resource Library
      2. a book to enjoy with your child(ren)--title pre-chosen

 

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How You Can Help
  Fund Raising
  Donations
  Membership
  Parent Committee

Volunteering

How to Find Us

Resources

 

Services
   Family Outreach Worker
   Lending Library
 

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

 

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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
  FAQ
  How to Participate
  Policies