Explore these great resources on early childhood development, parenting and newcomer specific information (Education, Employment, Healthcare, and other services).


Early Childhood Development

Encyclopedia on Early Childhood Development

Best Start

First Words


Parenting in Ottawa

Vanier CSC Family Services

Early ON


Newcomer Information

Ottawa Newcomer Health Centre

Vanier CSC Settlement Program


Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY) provides a free preschool program to newcomer families and low-income families living in social isolation.

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