Child and Family Centres (EarlyON)

EarlyON Child and Family Centres are where children, parents and caregivers can laugh, be curious, play, learn, make friends and feel a sense of belonging. We offer a wide range of free programs and services that help your child reach their full ability:

  • Programs for children from birth to six years old
  • Play-based and fun learning activities
  • Information on programs on services where you live
  • Opportunities to meet other families with young children
  • Advice from trained professionals

Virtual programs

EarlyON Northumberland is currently offering virtual EarlyON programming for families to enjoy from the comfort of their home. Please visit the Northumberland EarlyON Centres Facebook page for program details and additional Facebook Live events and videos.

How to register

All program attendees will be required to pre-register for programs using the KEyON digital sign in system. If you have not previously registered for KEyON, please follow the prompts to create a new account.

New Parent Program - Wednesdays at 1 p.m.

Parents of newborns and infants up to one year of age are invited to attend a virtual get-together to meet other new parents, join group discussions and learn more about local supports.

Contact EarlyON Educator Samantha Kelly at to register.

Evening Story Time - Wednesdays at 7 p.m.

To register, please email Kelly Robinson at Registrations closes on Wednesdays at 4 p.m.

Song & Rhyme Time - Thursdays at 3 p.m.

To register, please email Rachel English at Registrations closes on Thursdays at 12 p.m.

Have a question?

Do you have a question about one of our programs or how to register? Please email your local EarlyON educator for assistance.

EarlyON Brighton

Lana Kelly

EarlyON Campbellford

Lucinda Humphries

EarlyON Cobourg

Kelly Robinson

Samantha Kelly

EarlyON Colborne and Grafton

Natalie Hansey

EarlyON Hastings

Rachel English

EarlyON Port Hope

Cindy Marshall