Rainy River District Best Start

Site: Rainy River Office

Service: Best Start

Description & Services
Public Comments Contact Centre for list of baby/child items available for short term use; loaned on first come basis
Description (Agency) Functions as a family centre, offering children and their families a place to learn, play and socialize
Agency Services
Description (Service) Functions as a family centre, offering children and their families a place to learn, play and socialize
  • Offers programs to children at no cost to parents
  • Provides play centres with toys and materials for children
  • Offers preschool programs to introduce children to math and reading
  • Offers workshops on various parenting topics
  • Answers questions about child's development
  • Provides links to family services within the community
  • Participates in various preschool programs with community partners
  • Loans out items on hand such as baby monitors, high chairs and playpens
Drop In Playtime

Encourages parents and children to drop in anytime during regular hours to use the play space and learning centres

Parent Workshops
  • Baby Food Making
  • Baby Beginnings
Preschool Programs
  • Esso Family Math
  • Kids In The Kitchen
  • Music and Movement
  • Parent/Child Mother Goose
Hours Tue, Thu-Fri 9:30 am-3 pm * Wed 2 pm-7:30 pm
Areas Served Rainy River
Eligibility Ages: 6 year(s) and under and their families

Baby Beginnings workshop is available for parents/caregivers and infants up to 12 months of age

Drop In Playtime

Children must be accompanied by parent/caregiver
Application Enrollment required for all programs
Languages English
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-852-3362 Ext 2
Toll Free Phone 1-866-324-4530
Fax 807-852-4348
E-Mail rrplayschool@tbaytel.net
Website www.beststart4kids.ca
Primary Executive Nicole Blakeney, Coordinator
Site Location Behind the Wala Wala Inn
Located In Community Rainy River
Address 310 Government Rd
Rainy River, ON P0W 1L0
 
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Intersection Government Rd and Broadway Ave
Mailing Address c/o Nicole Blakeney 
PO Box 82 
Rainy River, ON P0W 1L0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Regional / Municipal - Rainy River District Social Services Administration Board (RRDSSAB)