Ready Set Go!

Site: Windsor - Ouellette Ave - Herb Gray Centre

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Record #: WIN0330 Last Modified: 28 Jul 2014 Last Full Update: 12 Nov 2013
Contact Information
Office Phone519-977-9407
Fax519-977-9358
E-Mailrsetgo@mnsi.net
Websitewww.ready-set-go.ca
Primary ContactRev Blodwen Reitz, Community Development Coordinator
Alternate ContactUrsula Meloche, Development Officer
Agency Information
Service Level(50) Non Profit
Established1997
Primary ExecutiveBlodwen Reitz, Community Development Coordinator
FundingCity / Town - Windsor Community Childrens Fund ; Federal - Public Health Agency of Canada, Community Action Program for Children (CAPC) ; National Child Benefit Reinvestment ; Foundation - Ontario Trillium Foundation
ElectionsHeld: Annual
Agency Services
Description and Service Details
DescriptionCommunity programs supporting children and families  
* provide a variety of programs for children and parents promoting positive parenting, child bonding, early literacy and parent respite  
* offers networking opportunities between parents/caregivers  
* children supervised while engaged in developmental activities by parent volunteers 
 
Programs include: 
* Beyond the Basics 
* Mom's Time Out 
* ToddlerLink 
* Father's Initiative 
* Sewing For Life 
* Growing Gardeners 
* Have Fun Be Fit* 
* Cooking On a Shoestring 
* Making the Connection Infants* 
* Making the Connection Toddlers, Yoga Buddies 
* Ready-Set-Go Puppeteers 
* Ready-Set-School, toy lending, parenting resources and Drop in Centre (333 Glengarry Ave)  
 
Programs offer regular special events celebrating family and safety  
* community focus groups are held for neighbours, friends and community partners to discuss mutual concerns and to promote a positive change within their community  
* most programming delivered at 680 Aylmer Ave
 
 
* collects food, gifts and toys throughout the year for Ready Set Go clients Holiday Programs  
 
 
 
HoursMon-Fri: 8:30 am-4:30 pm 
Areas ServedWindsor
BoundariesRiverside Dr south to Giles Blvd; Walker Road west to Ouellette Ave
EligibilityAges: 6 year(s) and under
ApplicationRegistration required for certain programs 
* Receive referrals from social service agencies, guidance counselors/schools, government services, self-referrals and health care professionals 
* No waiting list 
 
Gift and Toy Program ( for Clients of Ready Set Go Only) * Call the centre for details
LanguagesEnglish ; French ; Arabic ; Chinese (Mandarin) ; German
FeesNone
Site Information
Located In CommunityWindsor Central
Address & Map
Herb Gray Centre
647 Ouellette Ave, Unit 106
Windsor, ON N9A 4J4
 
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IntersectionOuellette Ave and Wyandotte St W
Bus RoutesTransway 1A ; Transway 1C ; Transway 1C Express ; Ottawa 4
AccessibilityFully Accessible - Parking (off Pelissier), Automatic entrance (off Pelissier), Washroom