Child Care Services

Child Care Services leads planning for Early Years and Child Care services and manages the licensed child care system in Wellington and Guelph.

Young Child at a licensed child care centreThe licenses, regulations, and guidelines for child care are led by the Ministry of Education in Ontario.

The Ministry of Children and Youth Services also provides support for community programmes.

In Wellington and Guelph there is licensed centre-based child care and licensed home-based child care.

Search for Licensed Child Care in Wellington.

Search for Licensed Child Care in Guelph.

Does your child have disability or special needs?

Need help paying for child care?

Information for licensed Child Care Operators

We would like to hear your story. Was your child born between 2011 and 2014? Do you want to talk to a researcher about your experience with getting support for your child? This study hopes to learn how early childhood services are meeting the needs of Ontario families.