Ontario Early Years Centre
Massey Centre is the Lead Agency for the Ontario Early Years Centre (OEYC) in the Toronto/Danforth riding. The OEYC is a place where children age six and under and parents/caregivers can participate in structured programs, receive answers to questions, access information about other community programs, talk to early childhood professionals and network with parents and caregivers in the community.
Free services include:
• early learning and literacy programs for parents/caregivers and their children
• parenting programs covering all aspects of pregnancy and early childhood development
• informal counselling
• referrals to specialized community agencies where required
Five satellite partners provide services in partnership with Massey Centre, to maximize outcomes for children and families in the community:
Eastview Neighbourhood Community Centre
86 Blake Street, Toronto, ON M4J 3C9
Programs: Head Start School Readiness Program and Healthy Beginnings. These programs require pre-registration. Please call for details.
East York East Toronto Family Resources
1108 Greenwood Avenue, Toronto, ON M4J 4E8
Programs: Saturday Morning Literacy Drop-In 9:00 am to 12:00 pm (Closed long weekends)
1117 Gerrard Street East, Toronto, ON M4M 1Z9
Programs: Saturday Morning Drop-In 9:00 am to 12:30 pm
South Riverdale Child Parent Centre
765 Queen Street East, Toronto, ON M4M 1H3
Programs: Saturday Morning Drop-In 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
S.E.A.S (South East Asian Services) Centre
606 Gerrard Street East, Toronto, ON M4M 1Y2
Programs: Drop-In last Sunday of the month from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Parent Workshops. Call for more information.
For more information, call 416-425-3636 Monday to Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
"Massey Centre not only gave me the ability to care for my child, but the motivation to get what I wanted for my life - to have my daughter with me and to live independently."