Access Free Family Resources at EarlyON
January 10, 2020
Do you have questions about your child’s development? EarlyON Centres in Peel are a great place to meet other families, chat with qualified staff, and access specialized resources, all while your child learns through play. With over 60 EarlyON centres in Peel Region, there’s one near you! Learn more here.
Refer a Friend Contest Winner Announced!
February 7, 2020
Congratulations to the winner of our Refer a Friend Contest, Yanique! Yanique has won a $100 grocery card for referring a friend to her local centre in this contest run at several of our Healthy Start and Growing Together in Peel locations throughout the month of January. Didn’t get a chance to enter the contest […]
20 Great Books to Read Aloud With Your Children in 2020
January 27, 2020
Today is Family Literacy Day! Did you know that children who read at home with their families score 10 points higher on reading tests? Reading with your child helps them develop vocabulary and communication skills—and it’s a great way to spend time together and relax at the end of a busy day. The theme of […]
4 Ways to Bring Snow Play Indoors
January 26, 2020
We’re always looking for new and interesting materials for sensory play, and winter is full of them! Snow and ice offer endless opportunities to build, stack, play, and learn. You can take advantage of the great snow activities that winter has to offer—even when it’s too cold to go outside. How, you ask? By bringing […]
A Look Back at 2019
December 30, 2019
It’s almost 2020! As we get ready to ring in the new year, here’s a look back on some of our favourite moments of 2019. Happy Birthday, BridgeWay! This year, BridgeWay Family Centre celebrated 35 years of helping families thrive. We have come a long way in that time! With the support of families like […]
New EarlyON to Open in Brampton South West
December 20, 2019
Beginning in January, families in Brampton’s busy south west neighbourhood can join us for free, high quality drop-in programs at our newest EarlyON Centre. Our Brampton Library South West Branch EarlyON will be opening its doors in January 2020 to families with children aged 0 to 6 years. Infants, toddlers, and preschoolers and their parents, […]
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December 17, 2019
We’re updating our website to help you find what you’re looking for.
Top 5 Play Ideas of 2019
November 25, 2019
Children learn through play! Play helps children to develop motor skills, communication, vocabulary, reasoning, creativity, and curiosity that will keep them learning throughout their lives. But that doesn’t mean their play has to be complicated! Adding some new materials to explore will help children adapt their self-directed play to learn all these skills and more. […]
10 Best Experience Gifts for Children
November 24, 2019
The holiday season is upon us, and for many of us, that means holiday gift-giving! Shopping lists abound, but if you’re already feeling daunted by the prospect of the post-holiday toy overflow, you might be looking for an alternative to traditional presents. Maybe you’re looking around your child’s play area wondering where on earth you […]
How a Social Worker is Helping Young and Low-Income Pregnant Moms
November 21, 2019
Here’s how our Healthy Start social worker helps new mothers deal with the five most common problems linked with low income.