Best Start Network Kenora

Site: Ear Falls

Service: Best Start

Description & Services
Description (Service) Functions as a family centre, offering children and 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 adult resources on various parenting issues and child development isues 
  • Loans out items such as baby monitors, high chairs, playpens, strollers and wagons
 
Drop In Playtime
 
Encourages parents and children to drop in anytime during regular hours to use the play space and learning centres
 
Parent Workshops 
  • ABC's of Baby Food Making 
  • Make the Connection
 
Preschool Programs 
  • Music and Movement 
  • Parent/Child Story Time
 
After School Programs 
  • Kids in the Kitchen 
  • Baby Sitter’s Course
Hours Mon-Thu 9:30 am-2:30 pm, Fri 10 am-2 pm
Areas Served Ear Falls
Eligibility Ages: 6 year(s) and under 
 
and their families
 
Drop In Playtime
 
Children must be accompanied by parent/caregiver
 
Parent Workshops and Preschool Programs 
  • Baby Beginnings and Infant Hour workshops are available for parents/caregivers and infants up to 12 months of age 
  • Make the Connection for ages 0-1 years and 1-3 years
Application Enrollment is required for some programs
Languages English
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-222-3462
Toll Free Phone 1-866-324-4530
Fax 807-222-2384
Website www.kenoradistrictbeststart.ca
Primary Contact Marg Trippier, Best Start Hub Coordinator
Alternate Contact Charlene Henrie, Best Start Hub Assistant Coordinator
Site Location Best Start is located in the Ear Falls Government Buildling which also houses the Municipal Office
Located In Community Ear Falls
Address 2 Willow Cres
Ear Falls, ON P0V 1T0
 
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Intersection Willow Cres and Balsam St
Mailing Address PO Box 309 
Ear Falls, ON P0V 1T0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Regional / Municipal - Kenora District Services Board (KDSB)