Strong Start offered the 2012 Get Ready for School program in four community centres within Waterloo Region, for 3-4 year olds who were entering junior kindergarten in the following September. Of the 65 children who participated in the entire 44 class duration, 16 children did not speak English on a regular basis at home, and 10 children spoke English as well as a second language. The program delivery staff consisted of nine paid instructors and 14 volunteers, with the volunteer commitment combining for a total of 369 donated hours.