For Families

The County of Wellington is working in partnership with the Ministry of Education to support health care and other frontline workers in Guelph and Wellington with access to licensed child care at no cost during this COVID-19 outbreak.
Complete the Emergency Child Care Services Needs Assessment


In an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19, County of Wellington Social Services offices are closed to the public until further notice.  Children’s Early Years will continue to provide service over the phone, by mail and through electronic communication.  Please see below for service options.

Dropping off a document?
Please use the drop off boxes located on the exterior of our office buildings at 129 or 138 Wyndham Street, Guelph.

Need information on Child Care Fee Subsidies?
Please contact: Trish McComb, Intake and Eligibility Manager by email at trishm@wellington.ca or by phone at 519.837.3620 Ext 3700
Please note: We are not accepting new subsidy applications during this time of closure.  We will prioritize new applications when our office re-opens.

Need information on EarlyON Centres?
Please contact: Cheryl Anderson, Community Services Manager by email at cheryla@wellington.ca or by phone at 519.837.3620 Ext 3972

For all other inquiries, please contact:
Luisa Artuso, Director of Children’s Early Years Division, please email luisaa@wellington.ca or by phone at 519.837.3620 Ext. 3970

We appreciate your understanding and flexibility as we work to slow the spread of COVID-19.

The County of Wellington Children's Early Years Division promotes quality child care within Guelph and Wellington County. We provide services to support children and families. We can help you to know what to look for and where to find child care, information about child care fee subsidy, information about our licensed home child care programme and supports for children with disabilities and special needs.  

Visit our Looking for child care page Visit our Family Supports page

Submit a question or concern about Child Care in Wellington County

 

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