Family Support

County of Dufferin Community Services - Early Years and Child Care/Daycare Division

The first six years are the most important years in a child’s life. EarlyON-Dufferin provides programming that strives to stimulate the growth, self-worth and stability of children and provides parents/caregivers and families with resources suited to their child’s age and stage.

EarlyON brings together information about children's services and programs in the community. Parents and caregivers can get answers to questions, access resources and speak with early year's professionals, as well as other parents and caregivers.


  • A relaxed meeting place for parents, caregivers, families and their children
  • Early learning activities
  • Parent/Caregiver/Child interactive programs
  • Parenting workshops focusing on children ages 0-6
  • "Feelings After Birth" support group for mothers experiencing feelings of depression, anxiety and other concerns
  • Parenting groups to support parents/expectant parents in Dufferin
  • Running room in Shelburne and Grand Valley to encourage gross motor activities

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Street Address 30 Centre Street
City Orangeville
Postal Code L9W 2X1
Phone 519-941-6991