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The Encyclopedia on Early Childhood Development:  
http://www.child-encyclopedia.com.
A free online enciclopedia which covers 47 topics related to the psychosocial development of the child, from conception to the age of five, and presents the most up-to-date scientific knowledge.

Community Information Toronto:
www.211toronto.ca

Best Start:
www.beststart.org

Best Start supports service providers across the province of Ontario working on health promotion initiatives to enhance the health of expectant and new parents, newborns and young children.

Invest in Kids
http://fnih.investinkids.ca/?q=node/6;
A national charity dedicated to improving outcomes for our children by supporting their parents

National Alliance for Children and Youth
http://www.nacy.ca/;
A nonprofit umbrella organization which brings national organizations together in a collaborative network dedicated to enhancing the well-being of children and youth in Canada

Parents Matter
http://www.parentsmatter.ca/index.cfm;
Offers a variety of resources for parents.

ParentCentral.net
http://parentcentral.net/;
Guidance on parenting from professionals/counsellors

Ontario Coalition for Better Childcare:
www.childcareontario.org

The Ontario Coalition for Better Child Care (OCBCC), founded in 1981, advocates for universally accessible, high quality, not-for-profit, regulated child care in the province of Ontario.

Canadian Institute of Children’s Health:
www.cich.ca

CICH speaks out on issues involving children and youth to all levels of government, media, parents and caregivers.

Child Care Finder:
www.toronto.ca/children/childcare.htm

Children’s Health and Environment:
http://www.healthyenvironmentforkids.ca/english/

Ministry of Children and Youth Services:
http://www.gov.on.ca/children/english/index.html

Service Canada:
http://www.servicecanada.gc.ca/en/home.shtml

Ontario Early Years Centres:
www.ontarioearlyyears.ca

Health Canada:
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/index-eng.php

Community Health Centres:
www.health.gov.on.ca

Parks/Recreation Facilities/Fun Guide/etc: 
www.toronto.ca/parks/index.htm

Toronto Public Library:
www.torontopubliclibrary.ca

If you’re looking for something specific, a place to drop into with your kids for a couple of hours or a place to make some new connections, GUHD has something for you. Call us at 416-595-9230 ext. 328 for more information.

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