Best Start Hub

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Hours of Operation

Monday - 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday - 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday - 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Thursday - 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Friday - 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


1150 Portage Ave. North
Fort Frances, ON

Phone: (807)-274-8588


The Best Start Hub provides a playspace for adults & children, including:

  • a rich inclusive early learning environment
  • family centred services
  • community resources and information
  • linkages with schools and other local supports and services
  • parent and caregiver workshops
  • school readiness programs
  • toys to enhance children’s learning
  • playpens, highchairs, exo-saucers and parent resources are available for borrowing

Membership - FREE

Parents, Grandparents, caregivers and other groups/organizations can borrow Health and Safety equipment (as well as resources on child development and life changing events) for FREE!

Programs offered

  • Drop-in Playtime: a bright open play space with learning centres to explore
  • Playgroups: Baby Picaso, Circle Time, Ooeey Gooeey
  • Parent Workshops: Infant Massage

Outreach Programs

  • HAVE A BALL - St Michael's Gym TUESDAYS from 10:00 - 11:30am