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Last Reviewed: March 2017

Child Care

Choosing a Child-Care Provider

Choosing a child-care provider

If you’re getting ready to return to work or school after having a baby, it’s time to start looking for child care.

There are two types of child care: licensed and unlicensed. Learn more about child care options through the Child Development Resource Connection Peel.

How Do I Choose Child Care?

Your family should choose a child care provider that meets your unique needs, that is safe, clean and affordable. Take a look at the Parent Info Guide for details on how to choose the right child care for your family.

Learn more about child care, subsidies and Region of Peel Play.Learn.Care Centres here.

For more information:
Region of Peel – Public Health
905-799-7700
Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Caledon residents call free of charge at 905-584-2216

To speak with a Public Health Nurse

  • Region of Peel Children’s Services Division
    905-791-1585
    Toll Free 1-888-309-6640
    The Children’s Services Division provides parents and caregivers with the information to make informed choices regarding child care services, along with increasing accessibility to these services through fee subsidies, if required.
  • Child Care Info Peel
    905-890-9432
    A no-fee service that will help you choose child care that best suits your family’s needs.
  • Child Development Resource Connection Peel (CDRCP)
    905-890-9432
    CDRCP provides information on child-care providers in your area and recognizes the importance of providing early childhood education and resources to children in their early years.

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