Today’s Family Early Learning and Child Care is a non-profit, charitable agency serving more than 4000 children (and their parents and caregivers) in Hamilton, Halton, Haldimand and Norfolk and surrounding areas.
We offer a wide range of early learning and child care programs as well as parental support programs to help you and your child every step of the way. It’s professional, caring support that makes a real difference in the physical, emotional, social and intellectual development of children.
We hope you’ll enjoy the information, programs and resources on this site.
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We’ve been helping today’s families here for over 30 yearsMore Info
Our many programs offer lots of colour and diversityMore Info
Our enrolment is growing faster than sunflowersMore Info
At Today’s Family, every child has a sense of belonging when he or she is connected to others and contributes to their world. Our programs cultivate authentic, caring relationships and connections to create a sense of belonging among and between children, adults, and the world around them.
Here, every child is developing a sense of self, health, and well-being. Our programs nurture children’s healthy development and support their growing sense of self.
At Today’s Family, every child is an active and engaged learner who explores the world with body, mind, and senses. Our programs provide environments and experiences to engage children in active, creative, and meaningful exploration, play, and inquiry.
Here, every child is a capable communicator who expresses himself or herself in many ways. Our programs foster communication and expression in all forms.
1. We will invest in our most precious asset: Our People
2. We will renew our focus on our Culture and Values
3. Our Creativity and Passion for Excellence will be the foundation of our future success
4. We will capitalize on Opportunities in our communities
5. Succession Planning will provide opportunities and effective leadership for many years to come
Here on the blog, we’ve talked about the Emergent Curriculum a few times. If you missed it, the Emergent Curriculum is exactly what it sounds like; it emerges based on the ever-changing interests of children. It is also the philosophy that makes up the foundation of everything we do at Today’s Family. Kids are constantly…Read More
Today’s Family’s goal is to provide quality, trusted care to families. Our Licensed Home Child Care program provides flexible – offering full-time, part-time, shift, weekend and emergency care to families across the regions of Hamilton, Halton, and Haldimand-Norfolk. What is Licensed Home Child Care? Licensed Home Child Care provides a comfortable, home setting for children…Read More
“Teamwork makes the dream work” is our Camp Supervisor Kristina Bock’s favourite saying. It’s true! Learning how to work with different personalities, strengths and gifts is a skill that is built during childhood. At Today’s Family, we provide opportunities for team building in every one of our programs. This includes our Summer Camp. How does…Read More
Today’s Family and Culture for Kids in The Arts have been working together for over 10 years to provide children with opportunities to experience music, art, dance and drama in our after school programs. Culture for Kids in The Arts is an organization dedicated to bringing the arts community-wide, creating accessibility so all children and…Read More
Today’s Family is excited to announce the opening of our new early learning and child care program at Franklin Road School. A place for toddlers, preschoolers and school age children, it is a warm and welcoming environment for children, families, staff and the Franklin Road community. The space is designed with the children…Read More
You’ve purchased a tiny backpack, you’ve met the educators that will care for your child; you’ve taken all of the necessary steps to prepare your child (and yourself) for the first day of child care. Even with all of the steps put in place to ensure your comfort, peace of mind, and trust you can’t…Read More
Being a baby is awfully exciting. It’s exciting for you, as a parent, too! You get to watch as your child sees new things for the very first time, and gets to know their world. Here are some of the things your child will discover in their first 18 months of life, and how you…Read More
It’s an inevitable part of being human – challenges, problems, and set-backs are bound to happen. But, how we address these problems is what helps to shape us. Of course, the ability to solve problems is a skill, and skills require lots and lots of practice! Here are a few tips you can use when…Read More
Did you know that the EarlyON program offers scheduled programming and workshops for parents, caregivers and children on most days of the week? EarlyON Child and Family Centres are places where parents, grandparents, caregivers, and children six years of age and younger play and learn together. At the EarlyON Child and Family Centres, parents and…Read More
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