Ready, Set, School - Yorktown Family Services

Ready, Set, School

General Information




Ages: 3 – 5 years


Self referral, CAS, CCAS referral, paediatrician referral, School referral, and different agencies referral.

Next Session Dates:

August 8-18, 2023

Sessions Per Year:

Two weeks in Summer

Service Duration:

2 weeks

Languages offered:



Weekdays 9:30 to 11:30 am


300-2010 Eglinton Ave west


Maureen Ringlein: Manager, Child, Youth, Young Adult Mental Health Services
416-394-2424 Ext:272

Helen Williams: Early Childhood Specialist


Ready, Set, School

Ready, Set, School is a 9-10 session planned psycho educational workshops for parents/ caregivers of children who will be starting school for the very first time. The workshops are intended to bring awareness of how to best support children during this transition through knowledge of literacy, routines, limit setting, self-regulation/ co-regulation, managing parent & child stress and separation anxiety in regards to starting school for the first time.

Program Includes:

  • Opportunity to experience a classroom like setting every morning for 2 weeks as they explore kindergarten activities and play.
  • Develop social/emotional skills, self-help skills, fine and gross motor skills, problem solving and self regulation skills.
  • Parent and caregiver educational workshops on how to best support children to be successful at school, help with separation before school and self-care.

To register, please contact Helen at or 437-929-2786

Please note that Parents and Caregivers must remain on-site while children attend the program

TTC fare and child care will provide to the family if they needed & light snack.

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