Chatham-Kent Children's Services

Site: Chatham - Queen Elizabeth II Public School

Service: Ontario Early Years Centre Offices

Contact Information
Office Phone 519-358-1451 ext 0
Toll Free Phone 1-866-720-7975
Crisis Phone 519-352-0440
Fax 519-358-1730
Primary Contact Cindy Dove, Supervisor, Ontario Early Years Centre; Phone: 519-358-1451 ext 204; Fax: 519-358-1730; Email:
Alternate Contact Carrie Ouellette, Secretary, Ontario Early Years Centre; Phone: 519-358-1451 ext 0; Fax: 519-358-1730; Email:
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) * Ontario Early Years Centres offer play programs, providing help with parenting concerns, and the chance to chat with other parents.  
* Chatham-Kent Ontario Early Years Centre is a key partner in Chatham-Kent's Best Start.
Hours “Play & Learn” children 0-6 years to have fun learning and playing with books, music, creative activities, & more!  
Mon, Tue, Wed 9:15am-11:45 am * Thu 9:15 am-11:45 am, 1:15 pm-7:30 pm * Fri 9:15 am-2:15 pm * Sat 9 am-12:30 pm 
Building Healthy Babies 
Wed 2:30 pm-4:30 pm 
Baby Weigh-In 
Tue 1 pm-2:30 pm, Fri 10 am-11:30 am 
Baby Play & Learn (0-12 months) 
Tue 1 pm-3 pm 
Learning and Language Activities 
Tue April 5 - 6 pm-8 pm 
Tue May 17 1 pm-3 pm 
1234 Parents 
Tue, June 2, 9, 16, 6 pm-7:30 pm
Meetings call for more information in each community
Areas Served Chatham-Kent ; Chatham, Bothwell, Wallaceburg, Tilbury, Thamesville, Dresden, Ridgetown, Blenheim, Wheatley. French Language Services available in Pain Court, Low German Services available at Mennonite Central Committee in Chatham, and First Nation services available through Delaware Nation Head Start
Boundaries Chatham-Kent
Eligibility Ages: 6 year(s) and under 
Infants; toddlers; preschool children; and their parents, prenatal parents, grandparents, and/or caregivers.
Application No appointment required for most services. Registration process required for parent workshops; no referral needed.
Languages English ; French - available at Pain Court site ; German - Low German
Fees None
Agency Information
Established May 26, 2003
Primary Executive Jodee Anderson, Director of Mental Health Developmental and Prevention Services, Chatham-Kent Children's Services; Phone: 519-358-4550; Fax: 519-352-4152; Email:
Funding Provincial ; Donations ; Ministry of Children and Youth Services
Site Information
Site Location Chatham - Eugenie St
Located In Community Chatham
Address & Map
Queen Elizabeth II Public School
79 Eugenie St
Chatham, ON N7M 3Y9
View Google Map
Intersection Queen & Eugenie
Physical Access Fully Accessible ; Designated parking; ramp; automatic doors; designated washroom
Other Details
Resources Pamphlets and print material; newsletter free to general public

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