Services for Families

Ontario Early Years Centres

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Glengarry-Prescott-Russell Early Years Centre


Satellite Sites
Embrun : 613-443-1614
Hawkesbury : 613-632-6959
Rockland : 613-446-4220
Alexandria : 613-525-3163

The Glengarry-Prescott-Russell Ontario Early Years Centre is a learning centre that provides parents and caregivers of children up to six years of age a place where they can participate in a variety of free programs and activities.

Here are some of the services that are offered:

  • Training on-site, in the community and in the satellite centres
  • Play groups with creative games in a friendly environment
  • Resources-computers with internet access, as well as a documentation and resource centre
  • Free service in both English and French
    1. Monthly calendars of activities
    2. Information, resources and referrals to different community services
    3. Training and workshops on topics particular to children up to six years old
    4. Group animation for children up to six years old
    5. Literacy and learning programs
    6. Documentation and resource centre
    7. Internet access
    8. Access to satellite sites
    9. A multidisciplinary team on-site and in the different points of service

Additional information can be obtained by visiting the website.

Groupe Action for the children, family and community of Prescott-Russell

Family Centre : 1-866-363-3210
Embrun : 613-443-1614
Hawkesbury : 613-632-6959
Rockland : 613-446-4220

A place where parents and caregivers can get answers to questions, information about the programs and services that are available for young children, and an opportunity to talk to other parents and caregivers in the community.

Additional information can be obtained by visiting the website.

School Board

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Conseil des Écoles Publiques de l’Est de l’Ontario


Conseil Scolaire de District Catholique de l’Est Ontarien

613-675-4691 / 1-800-204-4098

Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario


Upper Canada District School Board

Administrative Office Brockville: 1-800-267-7131
Oxford Public School: 1-888-402-3522

Literacy / Librairies

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Alfred: 613-679-2663
Bourget: 613-487-9488
Casselman: 613-764-5505
Clarence-Rockland: 613-446-5680
Embrun: 613-443-3636
Hawkesbury: 613-632-0106 ext. 2250
Limoges: 613-443-1630
Plantagenet: 613-673-2051
Russell: 613-445-5331
St-Albert: 613-987-2143
St-Isidore: 613-524-2252
Wendover: 613-673-2923

Centre d’alphabétisation Moi j’apprends du comté de Russell Inc.

Casselman: 613-764-0968
Embrun: 613-443-2390
Ottawa: 613-748-3879
Rockland: 613-446-5312

RCAT: Referral Centre for Adult Training

Hawkesbury: 613-632-9664/1-800-830-6531

Children with Specials Needs

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Blind-Low Vision Early Intervention :
613-688-3979 / 1-866-432-7447
Early Intervention Services for children who are blind or have low vision

Canadian National institute for the Blind :
A comprehensive program of direct services, information resources, parent, peer support, and advocacy training for children with vision loss and their families
Additional information can be obtained by visiting their website at

Infant Hearing Program
Communication Development Services and Family Support to children already identified with a permanent hearing loss.
Additional information can be obtained by visiting their website at

Integration Services :
613-764-3434 / 1-866-764-3434
Our mandate is to provide support to nursery schools, day care centres and home child care licensed agency accommodating children with special needs in the United Counties of Prescott and Russell
Additional information can be obtained by visiting their website at
child care services

Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) : 613-737-7600

Autism Intervention Program :
613-745-5963 / 1-877-542-2294
Working with families to optimize the potential of children with autism in Eastern Ontario
Additional information can be obtained by visiting their website at

Ottawa Children’s Treatment Centre :
613-932-2327 / 1-800-565-4839
Provide specialized care for children with multiple physical, developmental, and associated behavioral needs.
Additional information can be obtained by visiting their website at

Community and Health Services

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Eastern Ontario Health Unit
Casselman: 613-764-2841
Hawkesbury: 613-632-4355
Rockland: 613-446-1400
It’s been shown that a good start in life will help children develop physically, intellectually, and emotionally. At the Eastern Ontario Health Unit, we believe that children who start healthy habits at an early age will keep them for life. That’s why we offer a variety of helpful resources and services.

Emergency Poison Unit

Centre de santé communautaire de l’Estrie


Centre NOVAS
Casselman: 613-764-5700/1-866-772-9922
Assaulted Women’s Helpline: 1-866-863-0511
TTY (for the deaf): 1-866-863-7868

Housing Services

Maison Interlude House
Hawkesbury: 613-632-1131/1-800-267-4101

Pattern Changing
An educational program to help abused women live a better life.

Outreach/Transitional and Housing Support Program

Pinecrest Queensway Community Health Centre

United Way Prescott-Russell
Alfred: 613-679-4699
The 125 Centraide - United Way aim to "promote mutual aid, sharing and community and individuals commitment". Centraide - United Way offers a direct financial support to some 7,000 organizations and, by means of designated programs, to more than 10,000 organizations.

Office of Child and Family Service Advocacy
The Office of Child and Family Service Advocacy listens, solves problems, mediates complaints, negotiates with service providers, government officials, or some networks in the community, and intercedes on behalf of children, teenagers, and young adults when they are unable to defend themselves.

Community Care Access Centre
Community Care Access Centres (CCACs) provide a single point of access to health and personal support services to help people live independently in their homes or to facilitate their transition into a long-term care home.

La Lèche League
An organization where mothers can get support and advice regarding breastfeeding.

Valoris for Children and Adults of Prescott-Russell

Groupe Action for the children, family and community of Prescott-Russell

Prescott and Russell Community Services
Prescott East

Hawkesbury, L’Orignal, Chute-à-Blondeau, Vankleek Hill, St-Eugène, Ste-Anne-de-Prescott

Prescott West
St-Bernardin, Lefaivre, Plantagenet, Alfred, Fournier, St-Isidore

Russell North
Rockland, Clarence Creek, Wendover, St-Pascal-Baylon, Hammond, Bourget, Curran

Russell South
Embrun, Limoges, Russell, Casselman, St-Albert, Marionville
613 538-4890/1 888 393-3323

The Prescott-Russell Coalition in Action to Prevent and Stop Bullying
The Prescott-Russell Coalition in Action to Prevent and Stop Bullying advocates a collaborative approach to developing strategies to prevent bullying in Prescott-Russell.

Food Bank List

Alfred – Food Bank
297 St-Philippe St. (basement of the church (back))
Regions: Alfred, Lefaivre, Wendover, Treadwell – North side of the 17

Bourget – Food Bank
B-3779 Champlain St. (behind the NBC)
Regions: Bourget and surroundings
Cellular 1-613-293-9855

Casselman – Food Bank
Centre Communautaire Paul Emile Levesque
756 Brébeuf St.
Regions: Casselman, Nation, North Stormont

Embrun – Good Neighbours Food Bank

1012 Notre-Dame St.
Regions : Embrun, Limoges, Marionville, Russell

Hawkesbury – Hawkesbury Central Food Bank

548 Main St. E
Region: Town of Hawkesbury

L’Orignal – Food Bank
261 Longueuil St.
Regions: L’Orignal et Longueuil (K0B)

Riceville – Food Bank
Riceville Christian Church Building, 3839, County Road 16
Regions: Riceville, Plantagenet, Wendover, Treadwell, Pendleton, St-Isidore & Fournier.

Rockland – Help Center
2815 Chamberland St.
Regions: Rockland, Clarence Creek, Hammond & St-Pascal-Baylon

Vankleek Hill – Knox Presbyterian Church
29 High St.
Regions: Vankleek Hill, St-Eugène, Ste-Anne de Prescott, St-Bernardin, parts of L’Orignal, Dalkeith & Alfred

Click here to download the PDF – Food Bank List