Families First CAPC

Programs & Services for Families With Children 0 to 6 Years.

View our Virtual Calendar and book your space for our registered programs here. You may also like and follow our Westminster Family Centre Facebook Page or SLNRC Facebook Page to stay tuned with daily videos, Little Learners Programs, virtual storytimes and many other programs.

For more information, please contact our Families First CAPC Lead Gerri Catherwood at 519-649-1248 .

EarlyON Child and Family Centres will follow and adhere to all recommendations, processes and protocols required by the Province of Ontario, the Ministry of Education, the Middlesex-London Health Unit and the Service System Manager (SSM) to protect the health and safety of children, families and all staff




Women's Support Group White Oaks & Westminster

We offer a safe space for women (with children newborn to 6 years of age) in the community to connect, build friendships and access resources and information.

When:Wednesdays & Fridays Time:9:30-11:30am (Wed at Family Centre Westminster); 9:30-11:30am (Fri at SLNRC) Cost:FREE
Let's Chat & Play White Oaks & Southcrest

We offer a safe space for women (with children newborn to 6 years of age) in the community to learn about parenting, connect with other mothers and access resources and information.

For:0-6 with a Parent/ Caregiver When:Wednesdays Time:1-3pm (SLNRC); 1:30 to 3:30 pm (St John the Divine Parish) Cost:FREE
Prenatal Immigrant Program (PiP)

A weekly prenatal nutrition program for newcomer Arabic-speaking women who are pregnant. Interpreters are available, and grocery cards, bus tickets and healthy snacks are provided weekly.

For:Pregnant women (support person optional) When:Thursdays Time:1:00 - 3:00pm Cost:FREE
Smart Start for Babies

Smart Start for Babies is a free prenatal education and nutrition program for pregnant women and teens and their support persons who face barriers to accessing healthy food. led by Public Health Nurses and Registered Dietitians. To register and for more information, please call 519-646-2961.

For:Pregnant women (support person optional) When:Tuesdays Time:12:00 - 3:00pm Cost:FREE
Little Learners at Play

This 6 week school readiness program provides an opportunity for 3 to 4 year old to to grow and flourish This program introduces children to a rich variety of new learning experiences building on their social, language, and reasoning and self-help skills. Children will experience belonging, well-being, engagement, and expression. Registration required.

For:3 to 4 year olds When:Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays Time:12:30 to 2:00pm Cost:Free
Collective Kitchen

Cook a meal together and enjoy lunch when its completed. Learn about nutrition, food budgeting and physical fitness. Please contact Tayiba Nasr at 519-686-8600 ext. 7388 for details and registration.

For:Adults (childminding available) When:Mondays at Family Centre Westminster Time:9:30am-12pm Cost:FREE
Young Moms Group

Moms explore issues and concerns they face as young parents. Learn about child development, positive parenting, healthy weights, injury prevention and mental health. Light dinner, bus tickets and grocery gift cards provided weekly.

For:Moms or expecting moms 23 years and younger and their children When:Thursdays Time:4:00 to 6:00pm Cost:FREE