Parenting and Family Literacy Centres


This is a drop in program for families with children up to 6 years old. There is a daily program run by a coordinator that includes, craft time, gym time, snack time and circle/story time. Families are welcome to come and leave as they please. Information about early child development and literacy is available and there is a book lending program that offers many books in multiple languages.  For more information about the programming available at a specific location please contact the location directly.


Most centres are open Monday to Friday from 8:45am - 12:45pm (in general the centres are closed when the school is closed including P.A. Days, Holidays, Snow Days and Summer Break)


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Hamilton Wentworth District School Board Locations:


Adelaide Hoodless Public School- 71 Maplewood Ave, 289-244-5189


Bennetto Elementary School- 47 Simcoe St E, 905-512-3168


Dr. J Edgar Davey Elementary School- 99 Ferguson Ave N, 905-521-0926


Lake Avenue Public School- 157 Lake Ave N, 905-512-3998


Memorial Public School- 1175 Main St E, 905-512-4925


Prince of Wales Elementary School- 77 Melrose Ave N, 905-537-4027


Queen Victoria Public School- 166 Forest Ave, 905-512-4462


Westwood Public School- 9 Lynbrook Dr, 905-537-1056


Hamilton Wentworth Catholic District School Board Locations:


St. Kateri Tekakwitha-22 Queensbury Dr, 905-385-8212


Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Elementary School- 416 Mohawk Rd E, 905-383-3381


St. James the Aspostle Catholic Elementary School- 29 John Murray St, 905-560-2700


St. Lawrence's Catholic Elementary School- 88 Macaulay E, 905-529-6625


St. Margaret Mary Separate School- 25 Brentwood Dr, 905-383-8122


St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic School- 170 Skinner Rd, Waterdown 905-523-2328

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