Child Care Operator

Child Care and Before and After School programs in the HCDSB are operated by non-profit and established community child care operators.

Child Care

Licensed Child Care programs are available at 13 HCDSB schools, offering quality early learning programs that provide care for children from infant (at most locations) to 3.8 years of age.

Child Care programs operate between 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Monday to Friday during the year, excluding statutory holidays.

List of Child Care & Before & After School Programs:

NOTE: Spaces in Child Care, and Before and After School Care are limited and spots fill up quickly; parents are encouraged to register as early as possible!

St. Josephine Bakhita Catholic Elementary School

Milton Community Resource Centre will be operating the Child Care and Before & After School Program at St. Josephine Bakhita Catholic Elementary School. The anticipated opening date will be in the Fall of 2024.

For more information, please contact: Megan Lanz through email at:

St. Cecilia Catholic Elementary School

Parkview Children’s Centre will be operating the Before & After School Program at St. Cecilia Catholic Elementary School. For registration details, please contact: Alanna Lee at

St. Veronica Catholic Elementary School

The YMCA of GTA – Kennedy Circle will be the operator for the Before and After school program when St. Veronica Catholic Elementary School opens. Please contact: Cristina Fiorella at聽289-409-8586, or through email at:聽cristina.fiorella@ymcagta.org聽for registration information.

Need Help With Child Care Costs?

Child Care Subsidy

A child care fee subsidy is financial assistance provided by the Region of Halton to help eligible families with the cost of licensed child care.

For more information, visit: , or contact the Region of Halton, Child Care Services: dial 311 or 905-825-6000, or (toll free) 1-866-442-5866; TTY 905-827-9833.

Canada-wide Early Learning and Child Care System

On March 28, 2022, the Federal and Provincial Governments announced a new funding agreement that reduces the average cost of child care in Ontario.

The Canada-Wide Early Learning and Child Care (CWELCC) System will be implemented in phases over the next few years to reduce the cost of child care to an average of $10 per day by 2025.

Families will pay lower fees if their provider chooses to enroll in the CWELCC system, and their children are .

The Canada-wide Early Learning and Child Care (CWELCC) system will:

  • give families access to more affordable and high-quality child care options
  • help lower child care fees for parents of children under the age of six
  • increase child care spaces
  • support the child care workforce

As a parent or guardian of a child under the age of six, you do not need to apply to get a fee reduction.

For additional information, please go to .

Child independently playing in After School Program

Before & After School Programs

Before and After School programs operate in shared spaces within HCDSB schools, offering services and support to families with children from 3.8 to 12 years of age. These quality programs provide care for children in Kindergarten to Grade 6, taking place before and/or after school day hours.

Before and After School programs are operated by community child care providers that are approved by the Region of Halton and the Ministry of Education.

Guided by the Ministry of Education’s foundations for learning, Before and After School programs provide play-based learning environments where children learn through active play, exploration and inquiry. For more information, read the Ministry of Education’s:

In some locations, these programs are offered during Professional Activity (PA) days, winter break, and summer holidays.

Contact Information & Fees

Get in touch with our Before and After School providers for more information and view a list of fees:

EarlyON Child & Family Centres

EarlyON provides a welcoming and inclusive space for all children, from the age of birth to 6 years. Reach Out Centre for Kids (ROCK) operates the EarlyON available on-site at  in Burlington.

This free of charge program encourages children鈥檚 social, emotional and developmental growth, and provides parents and families with guided support in understanding infant and child鈥檚 developmental and mental health needs. 

Community Partners

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More Information:

All programs are licensed by the Ministry of Education, Child Care Quality Assurance and Licensing Unit, to ensure compliance with the and other applicable Acts governing the operation of licensed Child Care.

Ministry of Ontario


Halton Community

  • The Halton Resource Connection (THRC)  
  • The Halton Resource Connection (THRC)