HIPPY Halton

Site: Oakville - Mailing Address

Service: Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters

Record #: OAK4476
Last Full Update: 13 Nov 2023

Contact Information

Office Phone 647-831-4354
E-Mail ed@hippyhalton.org
Website www.hippyhalton.org
Social Media Facebook Facebook, Instagram Instagram
Primary Contact Daniela Palau, Executive Director
Contact Form www.hippyhalton.org/contact

Agency Information

Description (Agency)

A registered charity that offers an early literacy program for vulnerable families.

Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established HIPPY International 1968; HIPPY Canada 1999; HIPPY Oakville 2007

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

Offer a home-based early childhood education program that teaches parents to be their preschool child's first teacher and prepares their 2, 3, 4, and 5-year-old children for success in school. 

  • Home Visitors meet weekly with parents in their own homes (in Oakville, Milton, and Burlington) to role-play the 30-week research-based curriculum using Canadian materials to teach pre-reading, pre-writing, and pre-math skills 
  • Parents are supported by their Home Visitors and by the activity packets that make learning and play more fun
  • 1 group meetings are held each month for mothers with guest speakers to discuss parenting topics while their children participate in an Early Childhood Education program 

SMART - Supporting Mothers and Raising Toddlers

  • For children aged 18 - 36 months
  • Home Visitors demonstrate how to get maximum play and educational value from the toys and books we supply
  • Parents will learn 78 activities to share with their children throughout the program

 In-person and online Group meetings for caregivers and children (call for schedule)

  • Oakville - every second Friday morning at Oak Park Neighbourhood Centre 
  • Milton - Every third Friday morning at MCRC, Milton
Areas Served Burlington ; Milton ; Oakville
Eligibility Ages: 2 year(s) - 5 year(s) 
Newcomers, Permanent Residents and vulnerable families
  • selected based on need and income 
  • call 647-831-4354 for information
Languages English ; Arabic ; Chinese (Cantonese) ; Chinese (Mandarin) ; Hindi ; Punjabi ; Spanish ; Ukrainian ; Urdu
Fees None - for qualified families

Site Information

Located In Community Halton Region
Address & Map
Halton Region, ON
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Mailing Address c/o June Cockwell 
194 Front St 
Oakville, ON L6J 1A2
Physical Access Fully Accessible - meeting locations

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