Service Details
Hours Parachute Program Wed 1 pm-2:30 pm TB Costain Centre, Brantford
Areas Served Brant County ; Brantford
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and under 
Programs focus on children 0-6; the Roots of Empathy and literacy workshops are offered for older kids and teens
Application Roots of Empathy Program - for information about bringing this program to your school or to volunteer as an instructor contact Sharon at 519-448-1713 
Parachute Program - to register Call Jane 519 755-9482 
Imagination Library - to register for this free program or to make a donation go to or
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Brant County
Address & Map
110 German School Rd, RR 1
Paris, ON N3L 3E1
Intersection German School Rd and St George Rd
Physical Access Not Accessible
Description (Service) A registered charity that supports early child development and parenting
  • raises money and public awareness about the importance of early learning and parenting
Programs include:

Roots of Empathy - anti-bullying program within elementary schools
  • helps children develop emotional literacy and reduces aggression
  • key to program is bringing a baby into the classroom once per month to observe child development and nurturing
Launch Pad - early learning and parenting centre

Parachute Program/ Transitioning to Parenthood - for moms facing challenges after the birth of an infant, which may include postpartum depression

ECE Awards

Storybook Character Breakfast

Dolly Parton Imagination Library - provides children under 5 years old with a free book per month to encourage literacy

Prenatal Workshops - for women at a high risk of developing postpartum depression. Offered occasionally. No Charge
Contact Information
Office Phone 519-448-1713
Primary Contact Sharon Brooks, Executive Director; Phone: (Cell) 519-755-9692
Alternate Contact Jane Flinders, Launch Pad and Parachute Program; Phone: (Business) 519-755-9482; Email:
Alternate Executive Alicia Moffat, Imagination Library Coordinator; Phone: (Business) 905-320-7977; Email:

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