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Parenting & Family Literacy Centre

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Parent and Family Literacy Centre

The Ottawa-Carleton District School Board operates Parenting and Family Literacy Centres in eight elementary schools with the support of the Ministry of Education. The Parenting and Family Literacy Centres offer fun, play-based activities within a school setting for parents, grandparents and caregivers with children birth to six years old.
While at the Centre, families can:
Participate in a variety of early learning activities to help children develop literacy and numeracy skills.
Become familiar with school routines and get involved in their child’s learning.
Obtain information on community resources.
Discuss parenting concerns with the Program Facilitator.
Borrow books from the multilingual book library.
PFLC Locations
School Address  Hours (Mon-Thurs) 
Cambridge Street Community Public School 250 Cambridge Street North 9 am - 2 pm
Carleton Heights Public School
1660 Prince of Wales Drive 
9:15 am - 2:15 pm
Charles H. Hulse Public School 2605 Alta Vista Drive 8:45 am - 1:45 pm
Featherston Drive Public School 1801 Featherston Drive 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
Hilson Avenue Public School 407 Hilson Avenue 8:30 am - 1:30 pm
Queen Mary Street Public School 557 Queen Mary Street 9 am - 2 pm
Severn Avenue Public School 2553 Severn Avenue 9 am - 2 pm
York Street Public School 310 York Street 8:30 am - 1:30 pm

For more information about the Centres, please contact 613-596-8211 ext. 8942 or email