Halton. Social and Community Services Department

Children's Services Division, Child Care

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Record #: OAK2510 Last Modified: 13 Feb 2014 Last Full Update: 07 Jan 2014
Contact Information
Address690 Dorval Dr
Oakville, ON L6K 3X9
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Located In CommunityOakville (Glen Abbey)
Nearest Main IntersectionDorval Dr and Speers Rd
Wheelchair AccessibilityFully Accessible
Office Phone3-1-1 or 905-825-6000
Toll Free Phone1-866-442-5866 (1-866-4HALTON)
TTY Phone905-827-9833
Organization Emailfenndunm@halton.ca
Primary ContactMary Fenn-Dunbar, Manager, Child Care Services
Alternate ContactGwyneth Schermel, Manager, Community Development Services
Primary ExecutiveMary Beth Jonz, Director of Children's Services
Description & Services
Areas ServedHalton Region
DescriptionChildren's Services Division provides support to families and child care programs for children in the Region of Halton.  
Child Care Services include: 
* Child care fee subsidy program 
* choice in child care program options including nursery schools, licensed child care centres, licensed home child care and unlicensed recreation programs which have a Purchase of Service Agreement with the Region of Halton 
* service coordination with a Child Care Representative and other services involved with the family to develop goals 
* information on choosing quality child care in Halton 
Three Regional Child Care Centres in Halton:  
Margaret Drive Child Care Centre in Oakville 
Sedgewick Crescent Child Care Centre in Oakville 
Maple Avenue Child Care Centre in Georgetown
HoursMon-Fri 8 am-4:30 pm
EligibilityAges: 12 year(s) and under 
child care available for children from birth to 12 years * financial situation is reviewed for child care assistance
Feessubsidy is available within licensed child care centres, licensed home child care agencies and nursery schools * Fee assistance available ; assistance is provided by Halton Region.
Service CategoriesCase/Care Management ~ Child Care Issues ; Child Care Centres ; Child Care Provider Referrals
Broader TermsGovernment ; Official documents
SubjectsChild care ; Disabilities ; Inspections ; Licences ; Regional government