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Additional Family & Child Care Resources

Quality child care can enhance your child’s physical, emotional, social and cognitive development. Knowing that your child is cared for in a safe and stimulating environment will give you peace of mind, and make the balance between work, school and family more manageable.

External Resources

Questions about your programs or payment? Can’t find what you’re looking for? Get in touch so we can help. Email our contact centre staff at:

Regional Subsidy Offices

Families can apply for the Ontario Child Care Subsidy

The Ontario government, municipal governments and First Nations communities share the cost of this program. To inquire about regional child care subsidy, please contact your local regional subsidy office:

Peel Region
905-793-9200 / 1-800-327-5379
City of Toronto
Durham Region1-800-387-0642
York Region
Halton Region1-866-442-5866
County of Dufferin
County of Simcoe1-866-893-9300
Kawartha Lakes
1-877-324-9870 x 3251

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