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ACSA Child & Family Centre

4139 Sheppard Ave East
Toronto, Ontario, M1S 1T1
Tel: 416-299-9872

Let's Get Ready for Reading (in Mandarin)

Join us for a workshop with a Children’s Librarian from Toronto Public Library-Agincourt Branch to learn simple, everyday activities you can do to get your child ready to read!
Learn how to get a library card, and about the great resources available at the Toronto Public Library

Get great reading recommendations!

Date: Tuesday, October 26, 2021
Time: 2:00 PM- 3:00 PM
Where: Zoom (link will be provided after registration)

Workshop will be in MANDARIN.

To Register, click here


If you have any questions, contact Yusra Mohamed at 

Click to view Flyer English, Mandarin 

Fire Safety at Home Workshop

Join ACSA Child & Family for a workshop about FIRE SAFETY AT HOME.
This workshop will be facilitated by a special guest, Justin Law from Toronto Fire Services.

When: Wednesday October 20, 2021
Time: 11:00 AM- 12:00 PM
Where: Zoom (link will be provided after registration)


To Register, click here


If you have any questions, contact Yusra Mohamed at 

Click here to view flyer 

Check It Out: A Child Development, Health & Well-being Screening for Children aged 4 and under

This workshop will be a great opportunity to learn about the different screenings available for your children and resources on where to get the screenings, as well as support if needed.We are partnering with a consultant from EarlyON to host the workshop and they will be talking about 12 areas of health and development.
These areas and screenings include:
  1. Access to a doctor, pediatrician or nurse. This includes information about what ages your child should be seeing a doctor for a regular checkup.
  2. Immunization. 
  3. Physical activity and health (how many minutes of physical activity your child needs every day).
  4. Sleep
  5. Eating and nutrition
  6. Dental and oral health
  7. Vision and eye health
  8. Access to government services
  9. Parenting information
  10. Social emotional development
  11. Communication and literacy


The workshop will take place virtually (on Zoom) on Tuesday September 16, 2021 from 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM. If you are interested, click here to register.  





SAAAC: Child Development Talk in Tamil

We are excited to partner with SAAAC and host our 2nd Child Development Talk workshop in Tamil. 

This workshop will be hosted by Dr. Shiv Sivapalan, Family Physician with a special interest in child development, and Neshanth Shanmugalingam, Behaviour Therapist from SAAAC Autism Centre. 

Join us for this virtual workshop on 
Wednesday September 29, 2021 
1:00PM - 2:00PM 

*This workshop is now closed.*



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