Important Notice

To find information about the COVID-19 virus, visit the Public Health Agency of Canada's website.

We are working hard to update the information for first priority services in our database. To find a list of resources with confirmed COVID-19 related closures or notices, click here.

Services à l'enfance Grandir ensemble (Les)

Site: Ottawa

Service: Services à l'enfance et à la famille

Alternate Name Carrousel ; Centre ON y va - Grandir ensemble ; Centre pour l'enfant et la famille ; Cerf-Volant et Manège ; CV19 ; Grandir ensemble ; Maisonnée ; OCR
Former Name ASPOC / Association des services préscolaires et parascolaires d'Ottawa-Carleton
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
363 Coventry Rd, Suite 110
Ottawa, ON K1K 2C5
View Google Map
Intersection Belfast Rd and Coventry Rd
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Partially Accessible - accessibility varies according to program * administrative offices on second level not accessible
Parking Free parking
Description and Services
Description (Service) COVID-19 (21 May 2020): Staff remain available by email, but operating at reduced capacity. Administrative hours remain the same.

French community organization to support families and child care providers

Three programs:
* The "Carrousel": Play groups, licenced drop-in day care, early intervention and support service, resource centre
* "La Maisonnée": Licenced Francophone Home Child Care Agency
* "Le Cerf-Volant et Le Manège": Licenced Group Educational services
Hours COVID19: Administration Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm * programs hours vary
Areas Served Ottawa (City of)
Eligibility Ages: 12 year(s) and under 
Francophone families with one or more child/children under the age of 12
Application Call or visit the website
Languages French - Designated Agency under the French Language Services Act
Fees Service - after school program ; Both regular full fee and subsidized spaces depending on the program * Fee assistance available for those who meet the criteria ; assistance is provided by the City of Ottawa. * Fee assistance available for those who meet the criteria ; 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
Waiting List Varies according to program * for "La Maisonnée" and "Le Cerf-Volant et le Manège," use the centralized waiting list managed by the City of Ottawa at or call 3-1-1, select language, press 4 and press 4 again
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-789-3020 ext 0
Toll Free Phone Ontario residents only 1-800-981-8383
Fax 613-789-3022
Primary Executive Sylvie Tourigny, Executive Director; Phone: 613-789-3020 ext 246; Email:
Other Details
Established 1981
Funding City / Town - City of Ottawa ; Provincial - Ministry of Education ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 129320573 RR0001
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Print Material Magazine "L'Envol" , ''Le Recueil d'activités et groupes de jeu francophones''
Resources Website
Accreditation No * Licensed by the Ministry of Education, operates under the Child Care and Early Years Act (2014)

Agency Overview

Services at this Location

Please Note: Every effort is made to ensure that the information in this database is accurate, up-to-date and comprehensive. The Community Information Centre of Ottawa (CIC) cannot assume liability resulting from errors or omissions. Inclusion of a programme or service does not imply endorsement, nor does omission reflect on the contribution that an organization makes in a community. The reader should verify the information before acting on it.

This Site is linked to other websites that are not under the control of and are not maintained by the Community Information Centre of Ottawa (CIC). The CIC is not responsible for the content of those websites. The CIC is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link to such websites does not imply endorsement by the CIC of those websites. Anyone linking to this site must comply with these Terms and all applicable laws.