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Find Support, Programs, and Services

We offer support for parents of babies and toddlers and for children with special needs. We can help you learn new parenting skills and how to support your children (birth to 6) as they learn to read and interact with others.

Support for Parents of Babies and Toddlers

If you have children 3 years and under, we can help you if:

Every infant and parent is different. Knowing what works for each of you is important.

We can help you learn more about your baby's needs and how to connect with him/her.

Download our information pamphlet:

Call 905-791-7800 ext. 7627, Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Support for Children with Special Needs

To get help for your child with special needs:

Call 905-791-7800 ext. 7627, Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., or email PIRS@peelregion.ca.

Other information

EarlyON centres offer free drop-in programs for caregivers and children from 0 to 6 years old. You can learn and play with your child, meet people and get advice.

New EarlyON Child and Family Centres opening in Peel

Now Open

  • Hewson Public School
    235 Father Tobin Road, Brampton, ON L6R 0G2
    Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Cooksville Creek Public School
    5100 Salishan Circle, Mississauga, ON, L5R 3E3
    Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Sir Wilfred Laurier Public School
    364 Bartley Bull Parkway, Brampton, ON, L6W 2L8
    Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Morton Way Public School
    200 Morton Way, Brampton, ON, L6Y 2P8
    Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Massey Street Public School
    95 Massey Street, Brampton, ON, L6S 3A3
    Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Ellengale Public School
    3480 Ellengale Drive, Mississauga, ON, L5C 1Z7
    Monday to Friday, 9:15 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.
  • South Common Community Centre
    2233 South Millway, Mississauga, ON, L5L 3H7
    Monday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Thursday and Friday, 9 a.m. to noon
  • Tom Chater Memorial Park – Clubhouse
    3195 The Collegeway, Mississauga, ON, L5L 4Z6
    Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Mississauga Valley Community Centre
    1275 Mississauga Valley Blvd., Mississauga, ON, L5A 3R8
    Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Shelter Bay Public School
    6735 Shelter Bay Rd., Mississauga, ON, L5N 2C5
    Monday to Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Note: The Positive Parenting program is no longer offered. Please contact the EarlyON Centre to access support.

The LION Mobile Learning Center helps you meet and connect with other families in your area, while you attend play-based programs with your child.

At our programs you will:

  • develop social skills for your child,
  • engage with your child through singing, story-time, and play-time, and
  • connect with other programs and services in your community..

Our programs take place in different locations inside one of our LION vehicles. They also take place inside schools, community centres or parks in your area.

For information on where and when to find these programs, visit the LION website.

Parenting Tip Sheets

Being a parent is a rewarding and important role. It can also be challenging at times. These parent tip sheets cover a several topics relevant to families with children aged 0-6 years and provide tips and strategies to use in your everyday life.

Talk about Drugs online parent modules

You are one of the most important influences in keeping your kids drug-free. Use this resource to start the conversation about drug use and abuse with your young child.

These free and interactive Talk about Drugs online parent modules provide simple strategies for talking with your children about various drugs, including alcohol. Talk early. Talk often.