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!

Ontario Early

                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.


inportant info
Our Place will be closed at noon Friday June 23rd for staff training. The centre will re-open Saturday June 24th at 9:00am.

Check out the 'How You Can Help' page to see what new fundraiser Our Place's Parent Committee is promoting.

How Does Learning Happen?

Learn more about what Ontario's Pedagogy for the Early Years looks like in Ontario Early Years Centres in 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


REGISTRATION for JULY & AUGUST programs will begin
Monday June 19th at 10:30 a.m.

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.

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

  • Benefits of Play (July & August)
  • Baby Connections (July & August)
  • Fit for Life (Weekly)
  • Infant Massage (July & August)
  • The Family Kitchen (Weekly)
  • Family Math (August)
  • Transition to Kindergarten (August)
  • Vision Screening

Offsite Programs--Drop In

Field Trips--Join us in exploring the K-W community together. Program staff will meet you at a different location each week.  Bring your strollers, bikes and wagons etc. and see what our lovely city has to offer.  Program will run on TIME but feel free to come earlier or stay later to continue exploring, or maybe enjoy the summer weather and have a picnic lunch together with other families and friends.  *Siblings over 7 are welcome to join the program*



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