Lansdowne Centres are open in 
      Brantford, Haldimand and Norfolk 


Lansdowne Children's Centre - proudly delivering SmartStart Hub services.

Realizing optimal potential.

Lansdowne Children's Centre provides services and supports for infants, children and youth with communication, developmental and/or physical needs.

We work with your child and family in our centres, virtually and in a variety of community settings such as homes, schools, childcares and camps, to reach more clients and families.

Lansdowne Children's Centre proudly delivers SmartStart Hub services, serving Brantford, Brant, Haldimand and Norfolk Counties, the Six Nations of the Grand River and the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nations.

Service Guide

Your goals are our goals. We can help you find services, programs and supports to improve your quality of life and realize your optimal potential.

Making A Difference

Meet clients and families who share their thanks and experience. Learn how you can invest in a child's future through events and donations with Lansdowne Foundation.

Family Resources

Connect with other parents and families, borrow toys, games and more from our resource centre, and connect gain access to more online resources and activities.

Join Our Team

Lansdowne Children's Centre offers career and volunteer opportunities for qualified persons to get involved with our programs and services, in-centre and in the community.

Our Mission

From a humble beginning of 7 families in 1952, today Lansdowne Children's Centre serves over 3,000 children and families annually, with growing community needs.

Access coordinated
team services.

Lansdowne Children's Centre is privileged to have Dr. Ben Klein, a Developmental Paediatrician, as the Medical Director.

Clients receiving other services are eligible to have an assessment completed by the Developmental Paediatrician.

Clients needing multiple services are also eligible for Holistic Integrated Teams (HITs).

Award-winning Lansdowne Children's Centre, serving children and youth with special needs
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In 2021, Lansdowne Children's Centre was recognized by the Chamber of Commerce of Brantford-Brant as winner of the Bell Community Builder Award.

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Our Family Centred Guiding Principles at Lansdowne Children's Centre are belief statements about how supports and resources ought to be made available to parents/families involved in early childhood intervention, parenting support and family resource programs and which specify how our staff should interact and treat families, children and youth clients.

Learn more about:

  • How we provide service and supports

  • Our 2019-23 Strategic Plan

  • Virtual Care at Lansdowne

  • Centre Closure Days

  • Accessibility, Health and Safety


39 Mount Pleasant St.

Brantford, Ontario

N3T 1S7

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282 Argyle St. S.

Unit 3

Caledonia, Ontario

N3W 1K7

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11 Colborne St. N.

12 Colborne St. N.

Simcoe, Ontario

N3Y 3T9

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110 Ramsey Drive

Dunnville, Ontario

N1A 1K8

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Our Policy

Lansdowne Children's Centre commits itself to the continual improvement of access to its facility policies, programs, practices and services for clients and their family members, staff, volunteers and members of the community with disabilities; the participation of persons with disabilities, or family members, in the development and review of its annual accessibility plans; and the provision of quality services to all clients and their family members and members of the community with disabilities.

  Land Acknowledgement  

As an expression of gratitude and appreciation to those whose territory we reside on. and to honour the Indigenous people who have lived here from time immemorial, we acknowledge that Lansdowne Children's Centre is on traditional territory of the Neutral, Anishnawbe and Haudenosaunee peoples, located on the Haldimand Tract, six miles either side of the  Grand River along its length as given to the Six Nations of the Grand River and the Mississaugas of the Credit. We seek to understand our place within history and build mindfulness of our present solidarity with Indigenous partners through relationships in supporting families so their children reach their full potential.