Service providers and partners

If you are a licensed home child care service provider or run a licensed child care program, access these links for resources to assist you.

Starting a licensed child care program

If you care for more than five children under the age of 13 years who have different parents (including your own children under the age of 6 years), you must be licensed as a child care provider under the Child Care and Early Years Act.

Funding support for professionals and service providers

If you are a licensed child care provider, you may be eligible to receive funding supports from the Region of Peel.

Early Years System updates

Find updates and announcements for Early Years & Child Care Services programs.

Child care service provider's handbook

This handbook provides you with information on your responsibilities as a service provider, and outlines support you can receive from the Region of Peel to help you meet your objectives.

Peel's Early Learning and Child Care funding and policy framework

Find information (including council reports) on funding for the Early Learning and Child Care (ELCC) System.

Success By 6

Find information on the community planning table for the early years and child care system, dedicated to integrating and strengthening services for young children and their families across Peel.

Find volunteer and student employment opportunities with the Region of Peel.