Our Place Family Resource and Early Years Centre

Our Place engages all children, their families, and their support networks in learning opportunities to promote optimal development of children, healthy families, strong community and a sense of belonging. Our Place offers a variety of universal programs and specialized programs and services, including Early Literacy, Peer Support, EarlyON I Waterloo Region programs, Positive Parenting and Attachment. Information and resources are available for families and professionals on supporting and understanding how children learn through co-regulation, self-regulation and play in the early years.

Our Vision

Our Place is at the heart of connections for children, families and communities.

Our Mission

Our Place, Your Place, Any Place

We grow to meet changing needs in our community

We welcome parents, caregivers and children to a space of learning and nurturing

We reach families in their neighbourhoods

Our Values

Validate the importance of children by providing experiences and environments that promote well-being.

Empower parents and caregivers by providing opportunities for growth and development that benefit the whole family.

Foster peer support by providing opportunities to contribute and learn from

one another.

Co-create an equitable and inclusive culture by providing space for multiple perspectives and amplifying marginalized voices.

Collaborate with families by providing connection to optimal supports and services within their community and advocating for community resources and policies at a system level.

Website: https://www.ourplacekw.ca/

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