For more information contact:
Rosary Kwak
Early Childhood Development Specialist
(416) 449-9651 ext. 105

EarlyON child and family centre

A supportive place for parents/caregivers and young children. The Rumball EarlyON Child and Family Centre is a welcoming and inclusive drop in program where parents and caregivers can bring their young children to play, meet other caregivers, get answers on child development and find information on programs and services. Children can participate in activities that support their growth and development.

We also offer specialized programming for families with a child who has a newly diagnosed hearing loss.  Our staff are experienced in the area of hearing loss and provide an excellent resource.

Services include:

  • Early learning drop-in programs for all parents/caregivers and children
  • Information and Referrals to community resources for children and families.
  • Staff communicate in English and American Sign Language.
  • Family Resource and Lending Library
  • Specific programming for families with a child who is Deaf or hard of hearing (has any level of hearing loss):
      • Free American Sign Language classes for parents
      • Parent Mentor Program
      • Workshops and social events

    Come Join us in our playroom for our In Person Drop-in. Now open 4 days a week. This is a place where you can ask questions and get support, as well as play and have a story and song time.

    Weekly schedule: Tuesdays through Fridays 9:30am to 12:00pm

    Story and Song Time at 11:15 am, One on One resource help 11:30am-12:00pm.
    Free parking onsite

  • Contact us at 416-449-9651 Ext 105 or at earlyon@bobrumball.org with any questions.

     

     

     

     

     

     

    • For families with a child who is deaf or hard of hearing (has any level of hearing loss):
        • Free American Sign Language classes for parents.
        • Parent Mentor Program . click for form.
        • Workshops and social events.

Due to COVID-19 our Centre is closed to Families. To help keep you connected we have developed online and on the phone resources to get you through these hard times.

We are available for parent support/immediate response
by calling our work cell at 437-991-9386
Tuesday to Friday between 9:30 AM and 12PM

At the moment we are offering multiple online programs.

YouTube Channel

Over 100 Videos available in many themes. Videos are in English with ASL support as well as Videos in ASL with English Subtitles.

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2lVb001znI7W2o-kvf6W_g

Virtual One on One with Rosary

9:30am-12pm Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays by phone or virtually using Zoom. This is a registered program where you will have a 30 min meeting with Rosary, our Early Childhood Development Specialist. Rosary is available to help guide you and answer any questions you may have about required services, your child’s growth and development, strategies to manage challenging behaviours or questions about your Deaf and Hard of Hearing children. Register here

Virtual Drop-In

Have you missed taking your 0-6 year-old child to Drop-in? Do you want to build those connections again? Rumball EarlyON will be hosting weekly Virtual Drop-ins. Here you can chat with other parents, ask questions you might have about:

  • development
  • nutrition
  • milestones
  • build new connections for your child,

and participate in story and song time.

When (Online only): Thursdays 11:00am to 11:30am

Everyone Welcome.

Email Rumball EarlyON earlyon@bobrumball.org for an online link.

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