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EarlyON Child and Family Centres

Offers free, high-quality drop-in programs for families with children 6 and under.

All indoor and outdoor EarlyON programs are closed.

Online programs such as stories, and music and movement remain open. Visit for details.

EarlyON Centres support families seeking convenient, accessible, play-based learning activities with their children.

Your child can:

Families can interact with staff and qualified early years professionals to learn more about resources in the community. Parents, grandparents and caregivers can join support groups.

Some EarlyON locations offer French services and Indigenous led online programs. The goal of each centre is to meet the unique needs of families.

Some programs, including child development supports, are being offered online.

To learn more about:

Find an EarlyON child and family centre near you.

Reopening of EarlyON centres

In Peel, we're planning for a gradual reopening of EarlyON Child and Family Centres.

EarlyON centres will start welcoming back families beginning September 28, 2020.

To accommodate physical distancing some centres will not be able to serve the same numbers of families as they did before COVID-19.

We're supporting agencies to make your family's experience as enriching as possible while delivering programs safely. While EarlyON centres must introduce enhanced protocols to keep you, your children and staff safe we will not compromise the quality of your experience with us.

To support the opening of EarlyON Child and Family Centres, the Ministry of Education released new reopening operational guidelines.

We've created information for EarlyON providers to support training and protect the health and safety of staff, children and families. Access EarlyON provider COVID-19 enhanced health and safety protocols.

Other information

This service is available for families looking for information about their child's development. Supported by Peel Region and in partnership with Peel Children's Centre, qualified EarlyON staff and Resource Consultants can help you understand your child's development and guide you to resources should you have questions or concerns.

Early development supports and school readiness programs help prepare children and families for future.

We’re now offering virtual supports where you can connect privately to discuss your child’s development and get referrals to specialized resources if necessary.

Learn more about EarlyON Child Development Supports.