Silver Creek Centre for Early Learning & Development, which operates as Silver Creek Pre-School, is a licensed not-for-profit organization with charitable status.
The Pre-School, has a service agreement with Toronto Children's Services, and is partially funded by a provincial/municipal government subsidy for special needs resourcing.
Parents can apply for an individual subsidy to support the monthly fees at Silver Creek by calling 416-392-5437. Or visit the City of Toronto website.
Silver Creek Centre for Early Learning & Development corporation is run by a volunteer Board of Directors. The Executive Director is responsible for the administration of the Pre-School on a daily basis, under the advisory direction of the Board.
The Board of Directors, elected annually, consists of eleven members and a financial advisor. The corporation conforms to all regulations contained in the Child Care and Early Years Act, 2014/ Ministry of Education Licensing requirements, and the City of Toronto Operating Criteria.
The Board meets approximately ten times a year to make decisions and provide direction about the operations of the Centre. We are indebted to these volunteers who continue to make decisions and do the hard work to make sure that Silver Creek remains a leader in the early education and therapeutic progress of young children.
We conduct an Annual General Meeting, the 2nd Tuesday of June. All are welcome to attend this open meeting.
Our charitable registration # is: 10798 0856RR0001
Monetary donations will be issued an official income tax receipt.
Outstanding Volunteer Service to the Community, 2015
Silver Creek’s Board of Directors received the award for Outstanding Volunteer Service to the Community, presented by Yvan Baker, MPP, at his annual New Year’s Levee. The volunteer Board of Directors for Silver Creek is tireless in their dedication to the school and Silver Creek is incredibly proud that they have been recognized for this contribution to the Etobicoke community.
Silver Creek staff and community are exceptional. The support we have received and the early learning experiences our child has had there will set him up for a more integrated life. And support my spouse and I have received has helped us so much as we navigate our roles as parents
Quin and Michelle, Toronto
The staff at Silver Creek have definitely exceeded my expectations in every way. They genuinely care about the children and work tirelessly every day for the benefit of the children. They also have a wealth of knowledge and have become my trusted advisers whenever I have questions or concerns about my child.
My daughter first attended Silver Creek when she was 2 years old and it was the first time I left her in the care of someone outside our family. The teachers and staff at Silver Creek were so empathetic and understanding and made the process less stressful for both my daughter and myself.
The staff at Silver Creek see the children as a ‘whole child’ i.e. well beyond any special needs that they might have, and see them as individuals with lots of strengths in different ways. For me, I have learned that the more work I can put into helping my child, the more she will be able to achieve her goals, and they can be small goals so we can celebrate success often. You are a very special group of people and you have definitely made a huge positive impact in our lives.
Since Xavier has been diagnosed with Sandhoff disease, my family’s lives have been turned upside down. It has been difficult for us to find a place for our family in the community. And then we found Silver Creek, it is like a second home to us. I would love the opportunity to give back to Silver Creek.
I cannot thank you enough for the exceptional care and love the Silver Creek Staff has shown my child. It will forever be a wonderful memory in Ella’s life and a great start to her educational career. Thank you.
Fadhil has become a more confident boy ready to take on the world. He is able to sign and communicate his needs very efficiently. I am no longer worried about how he will do in school because of the great accomplishments that I have seen while he was at Silver Creek. Thank you for giving us courage and strength.
The Gedi Family
I will never forget the impact that Silver Creek had on our family and more importantly Piero’s success in transitioning into mainstream school. Always a challenge but without a doubt you and your team made all the unknowns not as daunting as them seemed.
Susy Gallucci, mom of Piero
Thank you all for all of your hard work and all of the feedback regarding Alexa. Your dedication towards my daughter’s continued development is inspiring. Alexa is extremely fortunate to have so many people in her life ready to support and inspire her to do things we were not sure were possible.
Nicole Payette and Family
My two hearing impaired daughters were placed in classrooms with excellent peer language role models to assist in their language and articulation development. They received individualized programs to meet their needs. Silver Creek prepared them well for mainstream kindergarten. We are forever grateful.