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  • Title: Macaulay Child Development Centre
    Descriptive info: .. Home.. Child Care Programs.. Licensed Child Care Centres.. Licensed Home Child Care.. Our Child Care Programs.. Family Support Services.. About Family Support Services.. Ontario Early Years Centres.. Family Resource Programs.. Parent Support Leadership.. Parent Education Support Program.. Family and Early Literacy.. Early Literacy Specialists.. Family Literacy Training Tools.. Community Collaborations.. Our Community Collaborations.. Program Without Walls (PWW).. More than a Haircut: The Barbershop Project.. York South Weston Family Service Network (YSWFSN).. Consultation Services.. Homework Clubs.. Opportunities.. Upcoming Events.. Current Donors.. Make a Donation.. Become a Member.. Employee SharePoint Access.. BOD SharePoint Access.. The Macaulay Child Development Centre.. is a multi-service, child care and family support agency.. Established in 1932 as a non-profit, charitable organization, Macaulay promotes the optimal development of children in partnership with their family and community.. Macaulay programs share a common commitment to prevention, early intervention and inclusion of children with special needs.. Please explore our website to discover more about our programs.. If you have any questions, please feel free to.. contact.. our office - we'll  ...   (May 2013 Edition).. 3).. Solutions.. : Macaulay, as part of the.. Quality Early Learning Network.. , has issued a paper outlining a bold new vision for child care funding in Ontario.. Link here.. 4) Click here to read.. Macaulay's position.. on unlicensed child care.. 5) Click here to read.. Macaulay's response.. to the.. Ministry of Education's.. consultation on Modernizing Child Care in Ontario.. 6) Read our.. Feature Article.. :.. Licensed Home Child Care: a Good Option for Children with Special Needs.. (pdf, 53 kb).. 7) Read our brochure.. Black Fatherhood on Fathering: Tips from the Barbershop.. (pdf 884kb).. 8) Click here to read.. The Literacy Connection Summer 2013.. 9) Click here to see a trailer of our Barbershop Project DVD:.. More Than A Haircut.. For ordering information.. click here.. , or to learn more, contact Susan at sgowans@macaulaycentre.. org or call 416-780-2727.. Click.. here.. Click the box below to hear an audio version of Macaulay's AODA plan:.. Look for us on Facebook!.. |.. Early Literacy.. Family Literacy.. |.. 1998-2008 MCDC..

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  • Title: Macaulay Child Development Centre - Publications
    Descriptive info: is a.. United Way.. Member Agency.. 1.. ).. From Lullabies to Literacy: Building Foundations for Learning.. A curriculum for community agencies.. Cost.. : $50.. 00 (plus shipping and handling.. )*.. 2.. Building Connections, a Caregiver Training Model.. by Jeanette Brown and Susan Gowans.. A new approach to the training and support of home child care providers.. : $47.. 50 (plus shipping and handling.. )*.. 3.. Including Children With Special Needs.. A Guide for Family Resource Programs.. This manual is designed to be practical, user-friendly, and has many useful suggestions on how to include children with special needs in programs.. : $25.. 4.. Wife Assault, A Guide for Family Resource Centres.. Valerie McDonald.. : $10.. 5.. More Than a Haircut DVD.. A 30 minute documentary featuring voices from participants  ...   Set of 5 Postcards (size 4 x 6 ) $5.. 7.. LGBTQ Inclusive Program Resource.. Free.. Download.. 8.. LGBTQ Inclusive 0 to 6 Booklist.. 9.. LGBTQ Parent Booklist.. *Please note.. : Shipping and handling charges vary depending on shipping destination and quantity of items purchased.. We will invoice you for the cost after your order is shipped.. If you would like an estimate of the shipping charges, please contact Ghenet at (416) 789-7441 x0 or x317.. To Order.. :.. To order publications, the order form is available on-line as a PDF.. Download here.. (460 kb).. Please fill out and mail back to the Macaulay Child Development Centre or fax to (416) 789-4719.. For faster service, you can also.. our office by phone or email to make alternate purchase arrangements..

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  • Title: About the Macaulay Child Development Centre
    Descriptive info: Home Child Care Workshop.. Our Mission:.. The Macaulay Child Development Centre fosters the optimal development of children, in partnership with their family and community.. Our Vision:.. All children achieve their greatest potential within caring, responsive families and communities.. Our Commitments:.. We will make a difference because:.. we believe.. all.. children are important.. we treat every individual with respect.. we  ...   and community strengths.. we are committed to integrity and accountability.. we engage in lifelong learning.. we work with children and families in the context of their environment.. we listen to our communities and use research to keep our services effective.. we share our knowledge and experience with others.. See our.. Our Annual Report.. For information on Macaulay's earliest days.. ,..

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  • Title: Macaulay Child Development Centre - Contact Our Office
    Descriptive info: Billy Elliot the Muscial.. Contact.. our office today if you have any questions about our services or are able to offer your time, talents or other contributions.. We'll get back to you promptly!.. Our contact numbers are listed below for your convenience.. To make donations online:.. Please click here.. For Information About the Agency, Home Child Care and our other programs.. Contact our main office at:.. 2010 Eglinton Ave.. West, Suite 400.. Toronto, Ontario.. M6E 2K3.. Phone: (416) 789-7441.. Fax: (416) 789-4719.. info@macaulaycentre.. org.. For Information About our Child Care Centres:.. Call direct to arrange a visit:.. 48 Regent Street.. (Keele and Rogers Rd.. in York).. (416) 653-8322.. 850 Humberwood Blvd.. (Hwy.. 427 Rexdale  ...   main site for your riding:.. Eglinton Lawrence.. 2700 Dufferin St.. , #55.. (416) 783-7298.. York South - Weston.. 48 Regent St.. (416) 653-3270.. Volunteering Opportunities:.. Macaulay benefits in many ways from volunteers who contribute their skills, knowledge and experience.. Volunteers work directly in programs or assist the Agency to develop policies and programs which reflect the needs of the community.. If you are interested in becoming involved in the work of the Macaulay Child Development Centre, please complete our.. online volunteer application form.. or phone Susan Wright, our volunteer co-ordinator at (416) 789-7441 ext.. 233.. Links to other resources.. Home Child Care Ass'n of Ontario.. Canadian Family Support Centre.. Health Canada.. Toronto Children's Services..

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  • Title: Macaulay Child Development Centre - Licensed Child Care
    Descriptive info: Macaulay child care centres make a difference in children s lives because.. we understand that each child is unique and important.. we encourage children to.. become independent, responsible, and confident.. we support children to become active learners, with staff as their guides.. we provide activities that promote and enhance physical, social, emotional, language and intellectual development.. Our Program.. We offer stimulating, high quality care and education to children.. 18 months to 10 years.. Qualified staff members encourage children to develop problem-solving skills, creativity, a sense of responsibility, independence and a positive sense of self worth.. Our centres offer stimulating play activities that are organized into interest areas such as.. blocks, art activities, sand-and-water area, and outdoor play.. Consistent daily routines help children feel safe and secure and include opportunities for them to plan their own activities.. We incorporate the well-researched.. High/Scope.. approach in all our activities to teach children to make choices as they learn and to follow through on their plans and decisions.. We use the.. Second Step.. anti-bullying program to build self-esteem and prepare children to regulate their emotions, solves problems and resolve conflicts.. Our programs meet and exceed all requirements of the Day Nurseries Act and the City of Toronto Operating Criteria.. Our Child Care Centres.. The staff at  ...   early literacy skills, and extensive playground facilities.. Choose a centre from the links below for more information.. Dovercourt Centre.. c/o Dovercourt Public School,.. (Dufferin and Dupont).. 416-516-8367 or 416-516-9132.. Children 2.. 5 years to 10 years.. Humberwood Centre.. 850 Humberwood Boulevard.. 27 and Finch, Etobicoke).. 416-394-4766.. Children 18 months to 10 years.. Jane Street Centre.. 610 Jane Street.. (Jane and Dundas W.. Toronto).. 416-769-8021.. Children 6 months to 5 years.. Warren Park Centre.. 135 Varsity Road.. 416-769-1253.. Children 4 to 5 years.. Regent Street Centre.. (Keele and Rogers Road).. 416-653-8322.. Children 18 months to 5 years.. Regent Street School Age Program.. Keelesdale Public School.. 200 Bicknell Ave.. (Eglinton and Bicknell Ave.. 416-394-3050 ext.. 20135.. Children 6 years to 10 years.. J.. R.. Wilcox Centre.. 231 Ava Rd.. (Eglinton Ave, W and Atlas Ave).. Children 4 years to 6 years.. Fees and Subsidies.. Call the child care centre for information on rates.. Subsidized care is available through a service agreement with.. Part-Time Care.. We provide part-time care whenever space is available.. However, our first priority is to full-time care arrangements.. Contact the child care centre to inquire about availability.. For more information about our programs see:.. Our Child Care Programs.. For information about our curriculum, see :.. All About High/Scope.. Second Step Program..

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  • Title: Home Child Care
    Descriptive info: provides home-based care with a difference.. Children, from infancy to 10 years, are cared for in a family setting.. Caregivers are carefully selected and visited regularly to ensure that they meet government standards for quality and safety.. Professional agency staff provide educational opportunities, consultation and support to help caregivers meet the needs of children, including those with special needs.. Special Features.. Informal family atmosphere.. Local neighbourhood locations..  ...   child care providers in first-aid, home safety, nutrition and child development.. Resources, support and advice to providers from qualified early childhood educators to meet the individual needs of children.. View our.. Licensed Home Child Care locations.. If you would like to find out more about this program, please contact.. Judy Wang.. , (416)789-7441 x223.. To find out more information about home child care in Toronto, please contact..

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  • Title: Macaulay Child Development Centre - Our Child Care Programs
    Descriptive info: We work to foster the optimal development of all children, including those with special needs, in partnership with their family and community.. Here is some more information about our programs:.. Before You Start.. Programming.. Teacher-to-child-ratios.. Staffing.. Holidays.. Lunch and Snacks.. Toilet Training.. How You Can Get Involved.. For More Information see:.. Our Parent Manual.. Before your child s first day at the centre, the supervisor will arrange a time for you to visit, complete the admission forms and ask any questions.. You and your child can spend time in the classroom to get to know the teachers and how the day works.. Qualified staff members offer stimulating play activities that promote and enhance physical, social, emotional, language and intellectual development.. approach in all our activities to encourage children to make choices about what they want to do and how they will do it.. We support all children to develop problem-solving skills, creativity, a sense of responsibility, independence and a positive sense of self worth.. Nearly 40 years of research has shown that children who attend High/Scope programs score higher on measures of development than similar children enrolled in other types of programs.. For more information, see:.. We follow a regular daily routine that is posted on the parent information board for each classroom.. The daily routine includes active and quiet play, indoor and outdoor activities, and small and large group times.. Infant schedules are developed to meet the needs of individual children.. Play-based educational activities are planned based on the children s interests and developmental needs.. The staff post their weekly program plans at the beginning of the week.. Changes or additions to the plan are recorded daily.. We encourage you to review the plans and share with the teachers your questions, feedback and suggestions.. Within the child care centre, programs are divided into age groups.. There is a special teacher-to-child ratio for each group:.. Infant Program.. 6 months 18 months.. 1:3 or 3:10 teacher/child ratio.. Toddler Program.. 18 months 2 years.. 1:5 teacher/child ratio.. Preschool Program.. 2 years 5 years.. 1:8 teacher/child ratio.. Junior/Senior.. Kindergarten Program.. 4 years 5 years.. 1:10 (JK only or JK/SK combined) or 1:12 (SK only) teacher/child ratio.. School-age Program.. 6 years 10 years.. 1:15 teacher/child ratio.. Note:  ...   are interviewed and screened and provide a police reference check, medical and references.. We are closed for the following public holidays:.. January - New Year s Day.. April - Good Friday.. May - Victoria Day.. July - Canada Day.. August - Simcoe Day.. September - Labour Day.. October - Thanksgiving.. December - Christmas Day.. - Boxing Day.. We provide nutritious snacks, morning and afternoon.. We also provide a mid-day meal to all children in our full day programs, except school age.. When school age programs run for a full day (school holidays) we may provide the mid-day meal or we may ask you to send a bag lunch.. All meals and snacks are prepared fresh each day and meet the Canada Food Guide nutritional guidelines and Public Health safety standards.. Weekly menus are posted in the centre.. Infant menus are individualized and will be discussed with you.. We provide pureed fruits and vegetables, infant cereal and biscuits.. Older infants generally eat a mashed or modified version of the main meal.. We provide all food except formula.. Meals and snacks are enjoyed in a family-type atmosphere, where children and teachers set up, serve, eat and tidy-up together.. Children are encouraged to try new foods and to feed themselves.. Please tell us if your child has any food restrictions or allergies so that we can take the necessary steps to meet your child s needs.. Food restrictions are posted in the kitchen and in all eating areas.. We do not serve nuts, nut products, pork or pork products.. Every child develops at his own pace; therefore toilet training is not done at a specific age.. You know your child best.. Let us know when you feel your child may be ready to begin toilet training.. Families are the most important influence in a child s life.. You are the expert when it comes to your child.. At Macaulay, we try to create a climate of open communication and strong relationships, where family members feel welcome to participate in the program as interests and schedules allow.. Talk to your child s teachers every day.. Visit the classroom.. Watch for the centre newsletter.. Come to a Parent Advisory Meeting.. Come to our Special Events.. Become a member..

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  • Title: Macaulay Child Development Centre - Family Support & Prevention Services
    Descriptive info: Family support and prevention services.. strengthen the capacity of parents and caregivers to promote the development of children.. Programs that Macaulay offers in this area include:.. Parent Support and Leadership.. For further information on your area of interest, please select from one of the links above..

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  • Title: Macaulay Child Development Centre - OEYC's
    Descriptive info: Tuesday April 26, 2011.. Macaulay's Ontario Early Years Centres.. are supportive, welcoming, and accessible places where parents/caregivers and pre-school age children can play and learn together.. Everyone Benefits from the OEYC.. Children from infancy to 6 years have opportunities to develop social, communication and early literacy skills that are associated with success in school and in life.. Parents and Caregivers can learn about child growth and development, meet other parents/caregivers, share parenting experiences with professional staff and find out about other community services.. Parent education workshops, guest speakers and individual consultations bring information about child development to parents and caregivers on a regular basis.. OEYCs provide.. 5 core services.. that benefit children, parents, caregivers and the community.. These are:.. Early learning opportunities - learning through play environments for children 0-6 yrs, including children with special needs.. Parenting education and information workshops, courses and individual sessions that enrich parenting capacity.. Prenatal and postnatal resources and information - information for new parents;.. Information and referral services - links with other service.. providers in the community.. Volunteer opportunities..  ...   easy-to-reach neighbourhood sites across the Ridings of York South Weston and Eglinton Lawrence.. To view a map of all Ontario Early Years Centres locations in Toronto, click.. For more information about an Early Years Centre near you, please call the main site in your riding.. Eglinton Lawrence Riding.. For detailed information about programs and locations in this riding, click.. or call the main site at.. (416) 783-7298.. Main Site.. : 2700 Dufferin St.. , #55 (Dufferin Eglinton).. Bathurst/Lawrence.. : 505 Lawrence Ave.. W.. (Lawrence Bathurst).. Joyce.. School.. : 26 Joyce Parkway (Caledonia Lawrence).. Lawrence Square Mall.. : 700 Lawrence Ave.. W (Allen Rd.. Lawrence).. York South Weston Riding.. : 48 Regent St.. (Rogers Keele).. Falstaff Community Centre.. : 50 Falstaff Ave.. (Jane 401).. Dennis Avenue.. Community School.. : 17 Dennis Ave.. (Eglinton Weston Rd.. Jane Street Hub.. : 1541 Jane St.. (Jane Trethewey).. Syme Woolner Neighbourhood Family Centre.. : 69 Pritchard Ave.. (Jane St.. Clair).. Other Programs.. Le Centre francophone de Toronto.. : offre des programmes diversifies pour vos enfants en francais.. 416-922-2672.. www.. centrefranco..

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  • Title: Macaulay Child Development Centre - Family Resource Programs
    Descriptive info: Thursday May 24, 2012.. provide informal learning opportunities and social networks to parents and caregivers of young children.. Children benefit from stimulating learning through play environments and develop social, cognitive, and language skills necessary for healthy development.. Macaulay operates 5 Family Resource Programs:.. Junction Caregiver Resource Centre.. Where.. : 145 Annette Street (Keele and Annette).. When.. : Mondays 12:30 p.. m.. - 3:45 p.. Thursdays 12:30 p.. Fridays 10:00 a.. - 12:45 p.. Program Offers.. : parent-child drop-in, toy-lending library, nutritious snack, information and referral, access to other  ...   - 6:00 p.. : parent-child drop-in for teen parents, nutritious snack, access to other community resources, parenting workshops and counselling.. This program is part of an inter-agency network providing a range of services to pregnant and parenting teens.. Heather Anderson-Ross.. (416) 789-7441.. x 225.. Dufferin Mall Family Place.. : Dufferin Mall (Bloor and Dufferin).. : Wednesdays 10:00 a.. - 1:45 p.. : parent-child drop-in, access to other community resources, information and referral.. Queen's Plate.. : 920 Queen's Plate Drive.. : Mondays 10:00 a.. -1:00 p.. , Wednesdays 10:00 a..

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    Descriptive info: Parent support and leadership.. provides individual and group support, educational workshops, information and referral for parents in high need communities.. Parent leadership activities help to build self esteem, facilitate community involvement and provide networking opportunities.. Parent groups provide opportunities to acquire knowledge and skills that will help build healthy parent-child relationships.. : Lois Nuk.. Phone.. : (416)789-7441 x 315 for more information..

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