Strong Start to Reading

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Organization Details
Areas Served Brant County ; Bruce County ; Elgin County ; Haldimand County ; Hamilton Township ; Middlesex County ; Norfolk County ; Oxford County ; Waterloo Region ; Wellington County
Description & Services
Description (Service) Offer programs that help young children acquire essential literacy skills.  
  • Preschool program offered in community centres: Get Ready for School 
  • School-based program: Letters, Sounds and Words 
  • Free community program that helps families develop literacy and language skills with their babies: Baby Connections 
Hours Varies depending on program/site
Eligibility Ages: 1 year(s) - 9 year(s) 
  • Baby Connections is for infants from 6- 12 months of age.  
  • Get Ready for School is for 3-4 year-olds starting school in the fall.  
  • Letters, Sounds and Words is for 5-9 year-olds in school. 
Application Children must be registered for the Get Ready for School program. Teachers select which children participate in Our Letters, Sounds and Words program.
Languages English
Fees None
Service Categories Early Literacy Development Programs
Contact Information
Office Phone 519-743-9578
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Primary Contact Colette Moffat, Director of Program, Strong Start Charitable Organization; Phone: 519-743-9578; Email:
Address and Location Information
Located In Community Waterloo
Address & Map
565 Kumpf Dr, Unit 1
Waterloo, ON N2V 1K3
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Intersection Northfield Dr. and Parkside Dr.
Physical Access Fully Accessible