Below is a list of other websites in which families with young children may be interested. Some sites provide information on community health and resource centres, which provide comprehensive programs to families with young children in different communities in Ottawa. Others are citywide organizations, which are interested in issues facing parents.

 Somerset West Community Health Care Center:

Website for Somerset West Community Health Centre, the sponsoring organization for Nanny Goat Hill Nursery School — located in Ottawa’s Chinatown community.

flowerPinecrest-Queensway Health and Community Services:

Website for Pinecrest-Queensway Health and Community Services, the sponsoring organization for Pinecrest-Queensway Nursery School — located in the West End.

flowerSandy Hill Community Health Care Centre:


flowerSoutheast Ottawa Community Health Care Centre:

Websites of other community health centres in the Sandy Hill and Southeast Ottawa communities, respectively.

flowerAssociation of Ontario Health Centres:

Website for the Association of Ontario Health Centres (AOHC), which provides info on other community health centres and resource centres in and around Ottawa as well as across the province.

flowerThe Children’s Aid Society of Ottawa:

The Children’s Aid Society of Ottawa is committed to protecting the children and youth of our community from all forms of abuse and neglect. We work to keep them safe and secure, both within their families and the communities in which they live.

flowerParent Resource Centres:

Parent Resource Centres provide support through information, education and outreach to parents or caregivers of young children living in Ottawa.

flowerSuccess By Six:

Success By Six provides support to community partners dedicated to increasing awareness of early child development issues.

flowerOttawa-Carleton District School Board:

Information for parents on the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board’s kindergarten program and services.

flowerCity of Ottawa:

Comprehensive information on the City’s child care centres, Day Nurseries Act, home child care programs and subsidy procedure as well as info on other City services (e.g. recreation, libraries, financial assistance.)

flowerAboriginal Canada:

Website on early intervention programs for Aboriginal, Inuit and Metis children in Canada.

flowerSocial Planning Council of Ottawa:

Website with written information and research on gaps in services for families with young children in Ottawa, especially for Vanier and Kanata, generated by the Social Planning Council of Ottawa.

flowerNational Head Start Association:

Website for the National Head Start Association. With more links to topics related to early child development.

flowerChildren and Youth Friendly Ottawa:

CAYFO inspires young people to get involved in their community through volunteer work, leadership training, civic involvement and initiatives that promote partnerships to strengthen communities.

flowerCarlington Community and Health Services:

Website for Carlington Community and Health and Services, the sponsoring organization for Annavale Nursery School — located in the West End.

flowerLice Squad:

Professional head lice removal