Service Details
Hours Parachute Program Mon 12:30 pm-2 pm Brantford Public Library, third floor (teen group) * Wed 1:30 pm-3 pm TB Costain Centre Morrell and Grand Ave, 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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