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OEYC is a Best Start partner. To learn more about Best Start Services, watch our video:


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Community agencies partnering with
the Ontario Early Years Centres:

Chatham-Kent Children's Services
United Way of Chatham-Kent
St. Clair Catholic District School Board
Mennonite Central Committee Ontario
Children's Treatment Centre of Chatham-Kent
St. Clair College ECE Program
Catham-Kent Children's & Social Services. Chatham-Kent Recreation Services Central Library
Building Healthy Babies
Partenariat Avenir Education
Lambton Kent District School Board
Public Health Services, Municipality of Chatham-Kent
Delaware Nation Head Start Program
Chatham-Kent Child Care Facilities
& Nursery Schools

Special Programs
In cooperation with our community partners we are able to offer special programs at many of our OEYC locations. Some programs are:

As Parent & Baby Grow

Parents attend with their newborns and infants to share information, questions and concerns. Public Health Nurses and occasional guest speakers provide support and expertise.
For more info call 519-352-7270.

Building Healthy Babies –
A prenatal nutrition program to support pregnant women to reduce low birth weight and
provide support until their child is 6 months old.
For more info call 519-352-7270 x 2422.
Baby Weigh In
Ongoing support for parents having challenges feeding their infant. Public Health Nurses will weigh babies, provide information and support.
For more info call 519-352-7270.
Early Words –
Through screening clinics, parent groups and Early Words program support, information and assistance is available to answer questions parents/caregivers may have regarding children’s speech, language and vocabulary development.
For more info call 519-354-0520 x 225.


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