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Preschool ELP 
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Preschool Early Learning Program...

The Preschool Early Learning Program (Preschool ELP) helps prepare young children for school. Residents living in the Best Start Demonstration community of Lambton County who are 31 months to 4 years of age and are not yet eligible to enter junior kindergarten. Participation in Preschool ELP is free, space permitting.

Each PELP session is 2.5 hours in length.  Eligible children are entitled to up to 16 sessions per month.  Within these parameters, there is no cost to parents for this program. Families will complete the common PELP registration form with the service provider.

Through play, children work on acquiring age appropriate school readiness skills. The Preschool ELP is available ten months of the year from September to June. The program is also available in French.

Parents who want additional time at the child care centre can pay based on the child care operator's rate.


Click here to download the  Preschool ELP registration form 

Click here to download the Preschool Early learning Brochure 

Currently, the following locations are approved to deliver Preschool ELP:


 Address  Contact

Bosanquet Small World Nursery School

16 Allen Street, Thedford, ON

519 296-4454


Brooke-Alvinston Children's Co-operative Inc.


3219 Elgin Street, Alvinston, ON


Generations Day Care Inc.

3960 Petrolia Line, Petrolia, ON

519 882-3012


Generations Day Care Inc. - St. Philip School


420 Queen Street, Petrolia, ON

519 882-1614

Generations Day Care Inc. - Lambton Centennial School


3823 Oil Heritage Road


519 882-1562


Generations Day Care Inc. - South Plympton School


4741 Confederation Line, Wyoming


519 845-0884


Generations Day Care Inc. - Holy Rosary


715 London Street, Wyoming


519 845-0890


Grand Bend Nursery School

15 Gill Road, Box 820, Grand Bend, ON 

519 238-8514


Kiddies Korner Co-Op Nursery School

404 Princess Street, Petrolia, ON 

519 882-3009 

Lambton Rural Child Care - Brooke Central School


7989 Brooke Line, Alvinston, ON


519 847-5165


Lambton Rural Child Care - East-Lambton Elementary School

139 Centennial Avenue, Watford, ON 

519 882-3480


Lambton Rural Child Care - Home Provider


Wyoming, ON


519 882-3480


La Ribambelle, Ecole Les Rapides


1103 Murphy Road, Sarnia, ON


519 542-2129


La Ribambelle, Ecole St. Thomas D'Aquin


895 Champlain Rd., Sarnia, ON


519 542-2129


North Lambton Childcare Centre


37 Morris Street, Forest, ON


519 786-6161

North Lambton Childcare Centre - Kinnwood Central 63 MacDonald Street, Forest, ON

519 786-6161


North Lambton Childcare Centre - St. John Fisher School


44 Main Street North, Forest, ON


519 786-6785


North Lambton Childcare Centre - St. Peter Canisius School


424 Victoria Street, Watford, ON


519 876-9976


North Lambton Childcare Centre - Grand Bend School


15 Gill Road, Grand Bend, ON


519 238-1066


Sombra Township Child Care - Sacred Heart


3926 St. Clair Parkway, Port Lambton, ON


519 892-3031

The Family Centre Childcare

61 Mc Naughton Ave,

Wallaceburg, On

519 627-7122

Sombra Township Child Care - Riverview Central School


3926 St. Clair Parkway, Port Lambton, ON


519 892-3151


St. Joseph Catholic School - YMCA 


535 Birchbank Drive, Corunna, On 519 862-5071 ext. 221

St. Michael Catholic School - YMCA 

1930 Wildwood Drive, Brights Grove, ON

519-336-5950 Ext. 226


Wallaceburg Childcare Learning Centre


150 University,
Wallaceburg, ON


519 627-1605


Wyoming Wee Ones


615 Broadway Street, Wyoming, ON


519 312-4410





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