The Child Care Division is the manager for child care in Stratford, St. Marys and Perth County. In partnership with the community, the Child Care Division promotes fair and equal access to high quality care for children, and support to their families and caregivers.
Children's services are planned, managed and provided in ways that promote early learning and development, and that respond to family needs and choices. We believe that integrated child care planning ensures public value and benefit to all.
To learn more about licenced childcare centres and licensed home child care in Stratford, St. Marys and Perth County, please click on a location.
The Childcare Division provides financial assistance for licensed child care and recreation program costs.
Parents eligible for child care Fee Subsidy may include those who are actively employed or enrolled in school, have children with special needs, or who may be facing emergency situations.
To find out more about Child Care Fee subsidy, please call 519-271-3773 x200 or 1800-669-2948 x200, or review our Child Care Subsidy brochure.
You will be required to complete an application form, and meet with a member of our Childcare Division staff to finalize your Fee Subsidy application.
The Childcare Division supports families and early learning programs through the Children's Resource Consultant Program.
Resource Teachers are available to consult with staff and families about early learning supports and strategies for children with special needs. Funding is available for staff, training, and equipment or other learning resources for children with special needs.
To learn more about the Children's Resource Consultant program, please call 519-271-3773 or 1-800-669-2948 x229. You can also check our 2013 Children's Resource Consultant Year in Review.
Please complete this the referral to Children's Resource Consultant Program form. You will also need to complete a Children's Resource Consultant Consent form found Children's Resource Consultant Consent form.