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Child & Family Centre


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Welcome to the Agincourt Community Services Association (ACSA)’s Child and Family Centre.  Our programs are for families, caregivers, and children 0-6 years of age and offers various fun and play based activities.  We also have workshops, referrals and parenting support services for families.  Our hours of operation includes afternoon, evening and Saturdays, and mornings at our Satellite locations.  Free parking is available at all locations.

Through socialization we wish to combat isolation.

There are many factors influencing family difficulties in this day and age — our mission is to provide an effective variety of services for families to assist in defining and achieving their own success.

Through socialization we wish to combat isolation - play based programs for children assist in language development for children and family members who attend the programs, and specific school readiness programs further opportunities for success through strengthening learning opportunities.

Overall, we believe the level of program attendance and participation is both a testament to the local need for such programs and to ACSA's ability to welcome and engage children and families in safe, pro social services.  

EarlyON Main Site:

Scarborough Chinese Baptist Church (SCBC)
3223 Kennedy Rd, Toronto, ON M1V 4Y1
Monday-Friday: 12:00PM - 8:00PM
Saturday: 1:00 PM - 3:00PM
(416) 342 - 1567
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Satellite Locations:

ACSA’s Child and Family Centre
4139 Sheppard Ave East, Scarborough, ON, M1S 1T1
Saturday: 9:00AM-11:00AM
Phone: (416) 299 - 9872


Banting and Best Public School
380 Goldhawk Trail, Scarborough, ON, M1V 4E7
Monday and Wednesday: 9:00AM - 11:00AM 
Phone: (416) 299 - 9872


Dorset Park HUB
1911 Kennedy Rd. Unit 105, Scarborough, ON, M1P 2L9
Tuesday and Thursday:12:45PM - 2:45PM
Wednesday: 9:00AM - 11:00AM and 12:45PM - 2:45PM
Phone: (416) 292 - 6912 ext.  229


Goldhawk Recreation Room 
295 Alton Towers Circle, Scarborough, ON M1V 4P1
Monday & Tuesday: 5:30PM - 7:30PM
Phone: (416) 299 - 9872


ACSA After School Program 

A free after school program desinged to promote a healthy lifestyle among children 6 - 12 years of age. 

Servicing the following schools: C.D. Farquharson JPS, Chester Le JPS, Dorset Park JPS, Fairglen JPS, General Crerar PS, Highland Heights JPS, Lynnwood Heights JPS, Pauline Johnson JPS, St. Lawrence CS, Silver Springs PS, Tam O'Shanter JPS, Timberbank JPS

For more information, contact ACSA Child & Family Centre at (416) 299 - 9872 or Email

View After School Program Flyer >

View After School Program Handbook >

View After School Program COVID Manual Addendum > 

View After School Program 2020-2021 Registration Form > 


Cooking Healthy Together     

In this program, parents and caregivers in the community participate in cooking classes to learn more about low-cost cooking, food safety, multiethnic cooking, effective grocery shopping, nutrition and Canada's Food Guide. ACSA believes that knowledge is the beginning step to facilitate healthy growth and development. This program empowers parents and caregivers by providing effective information aimed at keeping themselves, and their family healthy.

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Teen Mothers program

In partnership with ACSA, YWCA is offering a drop in program for young women.  YWCA Toronto offers a free support program in Scarborough for mothers 14 to 22 years of age. In the Teen Mothers' program, we offer opportunities to build positive parenting skills and gain access to resources that support mothers on their parenting journey.

This program initially began targeting young mothers, focusing on single women with babies. The level of participation in this group greatly shapes the programming and workshops facilitated to the group participants. Overall, the teen mothers program has regular group meetings and check ins with the program worker and childcare staff, along with workshops on positive parenting, budgeting, nutrition, career guidance, free meals, and snacks.

For more information please contact Amy Brooks, Program Worker at YWCA 416-266-1232 X30.

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