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Trust Me, Trust My Tummy: Feeding Cues 6-24 Months

View Trust Me, Trust My Tummy: Feeding Cues 6-24 months

This practical video teaches parents and caregivers of children ages 6-24 months to recognize feeding cues; these are the signs of hunger and fullness.

This video is in collaboration with Toronto, Peel and York Region Public Health Units.



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All Our Kids (AOK) programs welcome parents, grandparents, home child care providers, pregnant and parenting teens and their young children (birth to six years).  Click on the following link for more information and times of operation:

Cook Up Some Fun!

Cooking with your child can be a wonderful way to spend positive time together. When families have fun cooking together and developing food skills, they tend to eat together more often.Cook Up Some Fun

Research shows that children and youth who eat with their families are more likely to have healthier eating habits and better nutrition, be at a healthy weight and have less chance of developing eating disorders. Eating together not only provides an opportunity to teach manners and social skills but it’s linked to better language and literacy development as well as improved school performance.

 Visit the Cook Up Some Fun! website for how-to information, tips and resources to help your family plan, shop, cook and enjoy eating meals together. On the website, you can also sign up for Cook Up Some Fun emails. Every other week you will receive an idea, recipe or practical information that you can try with your family.

September 2015

Municipal Parks & Recreation Programs

Many local recreation departments provide a wide range of recreational and leisure activities for individuals of all ages and abilities. Contact your local Parks & Recreation Department for additional information.

Aurora (905) 727-1375
East Gwillimbury (905) 478-4282
Georgina (905) 476-4301
King (905) 833-5321
Markham (905) 477-7000
Newmarket (905) 895-5193
Richmond Hill (905) 771-8870
Vaughan (905) 832-8500
Whitchurch-Stouffville (905) 640-6527

York Region District School Board and York Catholic District School Board

Between 1989 and 1995, 55 child care centres were opened in new school buildings. These centres are independently operated by incorporated community agencies and boards of directors.

Centres in secondary schools provide care for infants, toddlers, and pre-schoolers.

Centres in elementary schools may provide care for children up to the age of 12 years.

Before and After school programs are operated in elementary schools where a need for care has been identified. These programs run both morning and afternoon throughout the school year. Full day care is available during Professional Activity days, March Break and may be offered throughout the summer.These programs provide care for children aged 5 to 12 years.

York Region District School Board (905) 727-3141 ext. 2333/2389
(416) 969-8131
(905) 722-6255
York Catholic District School Board (905) 713-2711 ext. 3111
(416) 221-5050

Public Libraries

Aurora (905) 727-9493
East Gwillimbury (905) 836-6492
Georgina (905) 476-5762
King (905) 833-5101
Newmarket (905) 953-5110
Richmond Hill (905) 771-8800
Vaughan (905) 709-1106
Whitchurch Stouffville (905) 640-2395

Family & Community Health

York Region Health Services Department – Public Health Nursing provides information and support to new families through telephone counselling, Baby Place Clinics and home visits, and parenting and caregiver classes.

Health Connection 1-800-361-5653
Kids Help Phone 1-800-668-6868
Poison Control 1-800-268-9017
Ministry of Community and Social Services (905) 727-3156


Southlake Regional Health Centre (905) 895-4521
York Central (905) 883-1212
Markham/Stouffville (905) 472-7000
The Hospital for Sick Children (416) 813-1500

Visit the Community Services and Housing Department on the Internet through the York Region website: http://www.york.ca . YORKLINK, the Community Services Directory, can also be accessed through the York Region website.