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Organization: Ottawa-Carleton Headstart Association for Preschools - Headstart Programs  
Phone Numbers: 613-235-7561
Fax: 613-288-2436
c/o Hawthorne Meadows Nursery School, Inc.
2244 Russell Rd
Ottawa, ON
K1G 1B3
Hours: Vary by organization
Executives: Cori Thompson-Smith - President
Service Description: Early intervention programs that provide early childhood education, health, nutrition, parent involvement and support services to multi-risk children and their families. Services and resources are designed to enhance children's physical and emotional well-being, establish an environment to develop strong cognitive skills and promote school-readiness, as well as provide direct services or referrals to families in need.

Ottawa Central Members:

Nanny Goat Hill Nursery School (English)
755 Somerset St W
Ottawa, ON K1R 6R1
Telephone: 613-235-7561
Fax: 613-288-2436
Contact: Cori Thompson-Smith

Queensway Preschool (English)
429 Parkdale Avenue
Ottawa, ON K1Y 1H3
Telephone: 613-728-8055
Fax: 613-288-2436
Contact: Cindy Giddings

Ottawa East End Members:

Children's Aid Society Headstart Nursery School (English, French)
1602 Telesat Court
Gloucester, ON K1B 1B3
Telephone: 613-747-7800 ext 2746
Fax: 613-747-4456
Director: Jennifer Lafreniere

Ottawa Southeast Members:

Heatherington/Cornerstone Children's Centre (English)
2330 Don Reid Drive, Suite 102
Ottawa, ON K1H 1E1
Telephone: 613-731-2440
Fax: 613-521-8356
Contact: Beverly Renaud

Hawthorne Meadows Nursery School (English)
2244 Russell Road
Ottawa, ON K1G 1B3
Telephone and fax: 613-731-1507
Supervisor: Christie Saikaly

Ottawa West End Members:

Esther By Day Care (English)
1550 Caldwell Avenue
Ottawa, ON K1Z 8M7
Telephone: 613-729-3242
Fax: 613-729-6765
Supervisor: Beth Dewan

Foster Farm Child Care Centre (English)
1065 Ramsey Crescent
Ottawa, ON K2B 7Z9
Telephone: 613-829-8939
Fax: 613-829-1533
Director: Patricia Mains

Pinecrest Queensway Nursery School (English)
2860 Ahearn Avenue
Ottawa, ON K2B 6Z9
Telephone: 613-829-1125
Fax: 613-829-0052
Contact: Michele Crogie

Annavale Nursery School (English)
250 Anna Avenue
Ottawa, ON K1Z 7V6
Telephone: 613-798-5689
Fax: 613-798-4177
Contact: Collette Francis

Special Services of Headstart Programs: on-site speech and language assessments, referrals and support * transportation for children to and from the program * parenting workshops * Book Bag Program * case management and referrals

Fees: Service * Each licensed Headstart program has full or partial subsidies for families who qualify. Parents may apply for a subsidy through the City of Ottawa Childcare Registry and Waitlist. For help applying for a subsidy, please call or stop by a Headsta
Application: Parents may make self-referrals or children may be referred by social service agencies.
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Children 1.5-5 years old
Age: 1.50 - 5.00 years
Languages: English ; French
Area(s) Served:
Ottawa (City of)  
See Also: Child Care - Early Childhood Education Centres

This information was last completely updated on January 23, 2018

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