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Emergency child care application for essential workers

Available to eligible health care, and other essential workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Emergency child care services are reserved exclusively for children of eligible health care, and other essential workers who have no other child care alternatives and are required to report to a work site. Complete the following form only if you require child care services during this time.

You're application has been submitted

The Region of Peel or YMCA will contact you within 72 hours.

Once you've been contacted by the Region of Peel or YMCA you will have 72 hours to reply or your application will be closed and you will need to apply again.


If you do not currently fall under the list of workers eligible for emergency child care you may be able to access licensed home child care. If you are interested you can visit or call Child Development Resource Connection Peel (CDRCP) at 905-890-9432.

Supervisor information

Parent or guardian (applicant)

Contact will be made by telephone.

If you currently receive Child Care Fee Subsidy, your Child Care Fee Subsidy file will also be reviewed and updated.

Child 1 information

Add a 2nd child

Child 2 information

Add a 3rd child

Child 3 information

Add a 4th child

Child 4 information

Add a 5th child

Child 5 information
Care requirements

Select your emergency child care location(s) in order of preference. See locations

Additional information

Important: If you've consented to communicate with Region of Peel about emergency child care and you used your personal email address, you may need to check your junk or spam mail folder. Emails from the Region of Peel may go to the junk or spam mail folder.

Consent to collect information

I consent to the use and disclosure of my personal information by the Region of Peel – Human Services Early Years and Child Care Services Division for the purposes of arranging emergency child care with the YMCA, or any other approved agency for my child. I am an essential servicer worker eligible for emergency child care under the Ontario government guidelines relating to COVID-19.

Notice with Respect to the Collection of Personal Information(Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act)

Personal information is being collected by The Regional Municipality of Peel, Service System Manager, under the legal authority of the Child Care and Early Years Act, 2014, s. 51, for the purpose of arranging emergency child care for essential workers as provided for in the Province of Ontario's orders under the Reopening Ontario (A Flexible Response to COVID-19) Act (formerly Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act) to respond to the Covid-19 pandemic. Questions regarding this collection may be referred to the Supervisor, Child Care Fee Subsidy, 10 Peel Centre Drive, Brampton, ON L6T 0E3, Tel: 905-791-7800 ext. 8569, email:

By submitting this form, I acknowledge and understand that email is not encrypted and the security of messages cannot be guaranteed. For more information, please see the Region of Peel's Privacy Statement.