We are currently accepting applications for the Gurowka Bursaries through our Healthy Start Prenatal Food and Nutrition Support Program. The bursary consists of an award of $1000.00 that is presented annually to assist 3 mothers in achieving long-term improvements and goals (i.e. continued education, career counseling) that improve the lives of herself and her baby. Application deadline is April 30, 2015. Full details here.
Mississauga Parent-Child Resource Centres recognizes that the earliest years of life are the most important for a child's development.
Our centres provide free programs and services for parents/caregivers and their children up to the age of six. We offer informal drop-in play times and structured programs that foster social interactions and educational activities that help children reach their full potential. Both children and adults take part in the programs together.
Friendly, knowledgeable staff can speak to you about age-appropriate options for your children and program availability. Parent/Caregiver workshops and resources are also available. Click here or consult centre staff for more details.
Saviez-vous que nous offrons des programmes en français? Vous pouvez assister à un programme unilingue visant les francophones (Heure de famille en français). Veuillez consulter les horaires des centres Meadowvale (le samedi matin) et Heart Lake (le lundi matin) pour plus d'information.
Accessibility at MPCRC
Our centres will be closed and our programs cancelled if the Peel District School Board has cancelled school (or its permits for weekends or evenings) due to inclement weather. School closures are posted on the Peel District School Board website and announced on various television and radio stations.
All our services are free!
Mississauga Parent Child Resource Centres
is a non-profit charitable agency.
We welcome all donations.
It is with regret that we announce the permanent closing of our Meadowvale Town Centre, Ontario Early Years Centre location on Friday March 27, 2015. MPCRC will continue to serve families in the Meadowvale neighbourhood, just under a different model.
Over the past few months, we reached out for help with this transition and we are very grateful for the positive responses we have received from our community partners and families. A special thanks to Peel District School Board, Mississauga Library and Britannia Glen Co-operative Homes, who are all giving us rent-free space, allowing us to offer programs at the following locations beginning in April:
Additionally, our Postpartum Mood Disorder Peer Support group will continue on Wednesdays (1:00-3:00) and the French program will continue on Saturdays (9:30-10:30), both being relocated to our Brittany Glen site.
MPCRC is proud to champion the Peel Children's Charter of Rights. We encourage everyone to become familiar with the charter, which lists twelve rights that apply to every child.
Our centres will be showcasing a different right every month.For March, it is "The Right to Religion, Culture and Beliefs - Every child has the right to be treated the same way in every country and not be treated differently because of the colour of their skin. Every child has the right to choose their own faith."
For more information on how the Charter was created, visit the Success by 6 Peel website.