Our Place,
                    Family Resource and Early Years Centre

Our Place
Family Resource and Early Years Centre

A place for parents, caregivers and children
from pre-birth - 6 years to learn, grow and have fun!

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                Resource and Early Years Centre

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                            Place, resource centre for Parents and
                            childrenWELCOME TO OUR PLACE

Our Place Family Resource and Early Years Centre is a Family Resource Centre that offers Early Learning and Family Engagement opportunities to encourage the optimal development of children and families.

We are also a place for parents and caregivers of children up to age 6 to get information and support. Our Place runs the Ontario Early Years programs for Kitchener.


It is National Volunteer Appreciation Week! THANK YOU to everyone who takes time to create a stronger community at Our Place and beyond. If you are interested in volunteering at Our Place, visit the "Volunteering" page.

NVW 2017

What makes children in Waterloo Region happy? Use the hashtag #HappyHealthyKids WR and post a picture on Facebook and/or Twitter of what makes your children happy. Tell us, we want to know!

Happy Healthy Kids Waterloo Region

A big THANK YOU to everyone who completed an #OEYCFC_WR survey. To read about updates on the transformation and to offer additional input on the process, please visit:

OEYCFC Community Engagement

Please remember that programming can be held out in the Outdoor Learning Area at any point during the Early Learning Programs.

We ask that you dress your child for the weather conditions outside.Please remember to bring dry shoes for you and your child(ren). For safety reasons, we cannot allow wet boots or shoes into the gym, classrooms or workshop rooms

Mark the Date

The Mom2Mom sale is being held Saturday May 6th 9am to 1pm. For more information, visit the "How You Can Help" page. Interested in purchasing a table? Email the Parent Committee and let them know parentcommittee@ourplacekw.ca

**New from Our Place's Parent Committee**

Mabels Labels

Mabel's Labels are now available through the Parent Committee!
Click on the "How You Can Help" page to learn more.


REGISTRATION for MAY programs will begin on Tuesday April 18th at 10:30 a.m.

Early Years Programs are free to participate however a few programs require a small fee for materials. Programs with material fee are shown below. Registration for these programs will be in person only beginning at 10.30 a.m. April 18th , and with payment at that time.

  • There are no registered programs requiring payment this month

Please note:

  • If the phone line is busy, please leave us a voice message with the program you are interested in registering for. Reception will return calls to  confirm registration.
  • If you require financial assistance please call us at 519-571-1626 ext.*25 before registration starts***
  • For cancellation and refund details please see back page of the calendar or check our website.

Other Programs/Services--registration will begin at 10:30 a.m. by phone or in person (Monday to Fridays)

  • Fit for Life
  • Infant Massage
  • KidsAbility Speech & Language
  • Parenting My Baby
  • Preparing for Parenthood
  • Meet with an Early Literacy Specialist
  • Meet with a Registered Early Childhood Educator
  • Zero2Six Appointments

Offsite Programs- Please see program descriptions for registration details.

  • Baby Connections at various locations
  • Baby and Me at Downtown Community Centre

Parents Learning Together Registration for Wednesday mornings:

For Session #2 May 17th to June 28th (7 weeks)

Obtain a form from the front desk staff or download a form below:

  • Return form to staff at the front desk or e-mail to ourplace@ourplacekw.ca before Wednesday May 3rd at 11:00 am
  • Staff will contact those whose names were put on the list to inform them that they have been registered.

Additional Info:

  • If the program has a material cost, please submit this within 3 days of registration so we can then confirm your participation.
  • In an effort to register additional people in programs - Infants less than 6 months stay with you in group.
  • Drop In Spaces may be available in some registered programs depending on attendance. 

 Parents Learning Together Registration Form



How You Can Help
  Fund Raising
  Parent Committee


How to Find Us



   Family Outreach Worker
   Lending Library

Who We Are
   Mission, Vision, Values
   Annual Report and Strategic Priorities
   Board of Directors


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What We Do
  Early Learning Programs
  Family Support Programs
  Community Programs
  Community Support on Site
  Lending Library

What You Need To Know
  How to Participate