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.
Website for Somerset West Community Health Centre, the sponsoring organization for Nanny Goat Hill Nursery School — located in Ottawa’s Chinatown community.
Website for Pinecrest-Queensway Health and Community Services, the sponsoring organization for Pinecrest-Queensway Nursery School — located in the West End.
Websites of other community health centres in the Sandy Hill and Southeast Ottawa communities, respectively.
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.
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.
Parent Resource Centres provide support through information, education and outreach to parents or caregivers of young children living in Ottawa.
Success By Six provides support to community partners dedicated to increasing awareness of early child development issues.
Information for parents on the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board’s kindergarten program and services.
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.)
Website on early intervention programs for Aboriginal, Inuit and Metis children in Canada.
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.
Website for the National Head Start Association. With more links to topics related to early child development.
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.
Website for Carlington Community and Health and Services, the sponsoring organization for Annavale Nursery School — located in the West End.
Professional head lice removal