Service providers and partners
If you are a licensed child care service provider, we have resources to help.
Reopening child care programs
The Ontario government has announced that licensed child care centres can reopen. Licensed child care providers will need to meet enhanced health and safety guidelines for COVID-19 before reopening. We’ve created information for child care providers to support training and protect the health and safety of staff, children and families.
Access child care provider COVID-19 enhanced health and safety protocols.
Starting a licensed child care program
If you care for more than 5 children under the age of 13 years who have different parents, you must be licensed as a child care provider under the Child Care and Early Years Act.
EYCCS fee subsidy and funding agreement
- Application for an Early Years and Child Care Services fee subsidy and funding agreement
- Financial template for fee subsidy agreement application
Funding support for professionals and service providers
- Manage early years and child care funds using GovGrants
- Resources for professionals and service providers
Early Years System updates
Find updates and announcements for Early Years and Child Care Services programs.
Child care service provider's handbook
This handbook provides you with information on your responsibilities as a service provider, and outlines support you can receive from the Region of Peel to help you meet your objectives.
Partnership handbook - for school-based early years and child care partners
The Peel Partnership Handbook supports collaborative and positive working relationships among school staff, early years and child care providers, and other community programs. This helps for seamless transition between the school day and the early years and child care programs in the school.
Peel's Early Learning and Child Care funding and policy framework
Find information, including council reports, on funding for the Early Learning and Child Care (ELCC) System.
Success By 6
Find information on the community planning table for the early years and child care system, dedicated to integrating and strengthening services for young children and their families across Peel.