Service: Le Carrousel et le ON y va- Centre pour l'enfant et la famille
|Record #: OCR2848||Last Full Update: 27 Jun 2019|
|Former Name||ASPOC / Association des services préscolaires et parascolaires d'Ottawa-Carleton|
|Location & Accessibility|
|Located In Community||Ottawa|
|Address & Map||
435 St-Laurent Blvd, Suite 202
Ottawa, ON K1K 2Z8
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|Intersection||St Laurent Blvd and Hemlock Rd|
|Mailing Address||435 St-Laurent Blvd, Ste 202
Ottawa, ON K1K 2Z8
|Bus Route Notes||OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable|
|Physical Access||Fully Accessible - playgroups and drop-in daycares ; Not Accessible - administrative office|
|Description and Services|
|Description (Service)||Offers playgroups, workshops, drop in daycare, resources, early intervention and family support
Playgroups : A facilitator-educator offers a variety of activities to promote children's overall development and socialization (crafts, games, songs, etc). Interactive workshops on various topics are also regularly offered during the playgroups. Offered at Le Carrousel, 431 St-Laurent Blvd; École Jean-Robert-Gauthier, 651 Chapman Mills pr.
Drop-in daycare: Available at 431 St Laurent Blvd. Ratio of one educator for five students, with a maximum of 15 children at a time.
Early intervention services and family support: available through all the City of Ottawa. The service includes a home visit, coaching, support to strengthen parental skills, distribution of other resources' pamphlets, referrals to many community services and professionals, and loans of toys, books/CDs and educational material for children. Principally aimed at families with young children and/or newcomers to Canada.
Workshops: Offered to parents, caregivers and professionnals. These workshops focus on the daily challenges that may face parents and caregivers in the education of young children. It deals with discipline, parenting style or the overall development of children.
|Hours||Administration and early intervention for family support Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm
Le Carrousel: Tue, Thu 9 am-11:30 am
École Jean-Robert-Gauthier: Mon, Wed, Fri 9 am-11:30 am
Drop-in daycare: Mon, Wed, Fri 8:30 am-12 noon
|Eligibility||Ages: 6 year(s) and under
Playgroups: francophone children 6 years and under, accompanied by an adult
Drop in daycare: children 18 months-5 years old from a francophone or exogamous (with one francophone parent) family
Early intervention: francophone families or exogamous with children 6 years and under
|Application||Playgroups: view the booklet on francophone activities and playgroups on the website, or call 613-789-3020 ext 231 for further information
Drop in daycare:
* Regular attendance: the parent can reserve a date and the amount of child care needed in advance, which guarantees the child's space. To register, call 613-789-3020 ext 238.
* Occasional attendance: the parent reserves the place of the child before 3 pm on the day before the child's presence at the day care by calling 613-789-3020 ext 238. Access granted if there is room available.
For the evening workshops schedule, visit the booklet on francophone activities and playgroups available on the website, or call 613-789-3020 ext. 231 for information
Early intervention and family support services: call 613-789-3020 ext 233 for more information
|Languages||French - Designated Agency under the French Language Services Act|
|Fees||Service - Drop-in daycare is $28 for three and a half hours (2019) ; None - Playgroups, workshops, intervention services, family support, Parenting in Ottawa Drop-Ins ; Fee assistance available for anyone ; assistance is provided by the City of Ottawa.|
|Service Categories||Children's Play Groups ~ Francophone Community ; Extended Child Care ~ Francophone Community ; Family Child Care Homes ~ Francophone Community ; Parenting Materials ~ Francophone Community|
|Office Phone||613-789-3020 ext 238|
|Toll Free Phone||Ontario only 1-800-981-8383|
|Primary Contact||Louise Albert, Manager; Phone: 613-789-3020 ext 238; Email: email@example.com|
|Alternate Contact||Anne-Marie Guévin, Coordination Assistant; Phone: 613-789-3020 ext 231; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Primary Executive||Sylvie Tourigny, Chief Executive Officer; Phone: 613-789-3020 ext 246; Email: email@example.com|
|Funding||City / Town - City of Ottawa ; Provincial - Ministry of Education ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 129370573 RR0001|
|Elections||The Board of Directors is elected.|
|Print Material||Magazine "L'Envol" * booklet highlighting Francophone activities and playgroups offered in Ottawa|
|Resources||Website, Documentation Centre|
Yes: the drop-in daycare is licensed by the Ministry of Education and operates under the Child Care and Early Years Act, 2014