Children's Early Years and Child Care System Planning

Children on a playgroundThe Children's Early Years Division leads planning for Early Years and Child Care programmes and services while managing the licensed child care system in Wellington and Guelph.

As the municipal system manager for the Early Years in Guelph and Wellington County, the Children's Early Years Division has a lead role in Growing Great Kids.Growing Great Kids is a partnership of organizations that are focused on making it easier for families to access services and supports for children prenatal to 6 years in Guelph and Wellington County.  

We provide Fee Subsidy and Operating Grants for licensed child care in Guelph and Wellington County.

We work together with child care programmes to help provide high quality spaces that support children's learning and well-being.