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Services à l'enfance Grandir ensemble (Les)

Site: Ottawa

Service: Centre pour l'enfant et la famille ON y va - Grandir ensemble

Alternate Name CV19 ; Le Carrousel et le ON y va- Centre pour l'enfant et la famille ; 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
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Intersection Belfast Rd and Lola St
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Free parking
Description and Services
Description (Service) COVID-19 (5 Jun 2020): for the duration of the pandemic, the Center offers various online services such as live activities by videoconference. Center staff are also available on-line as needed. To keep up to date with activities or to contact support services, telephone 613 789-3020, extension 238 or send an email to

Visit the website for the up-to-date schedule of activities.

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 professionals. 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 COVID19: Administration and early intervention for family support: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm * Virtual activities: irregular, call or visit the website
Areas Served Ottawa
Eligibility Ages: 6 year(s) and under 
Playgroups: francophone children 6 years and under, accompanied by an adult 
Family resource and support worker: for French-speaking or exogamous families with children aged 6 and under
Application Playgroups: consult the collection of activities and Francophone playgroups on the website (, or call 613-789-3020 ext. 231 for more information 
For the workshop schedule, consult the collection of Francophone activities and play groups available on the website or call 613-789-3020 ext. 231 for information. 
Family resource and support worker: call 613-789-3020 ext. 235 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 (2020) ; None - Playgroups, workshops, intervention services, family support, Parenting in Ottawa Drop-Ins ; None, all services are free. * 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
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-789-3020 ext 238
Toll Free Phone Ontario only 1-800-981-8383
Fax 613-789-3022
Primary Contact Louise Albert, Manager; Phone: 613-789-3020 ext 238; Email:
Alternate Contact Anne-Marie Guévin, Coordination Assistant; Phone: 613-789-3020 ext 231; Email:
Primary Executive Sylvie Tourigny, Chief Executive Officer; Phone: 613-789-3020 ext 246; Email:
Other Details
Established 1983
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" * collection of Francophone activities and play groups offered in Ottawa, Weekly newsletter.
Resources Website, Family library resource
Accreditation No: playgroups

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