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Service providers and partners

If you are a licensed child care service provider, we have resources to help.

Starting a licensed child care program

If you care for more than 5 children under the age of 13 years who have different parents, you must be licensed as a child care provider under the Child Care and Early Years Act.

Child care licensing

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.

Resources for professionals and service providers

Early Years System updates

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

Early Years System updates

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.

Service provider's handbook

Partnership handbook - for school-based early years and child care partners in Peel

This handbook is a guide to support collaborative and positive working relationships among staff the school, Early Years and Child Care Providers, and other community programs. The goal is to encourage consistency and continuity for children and families.

Partnership handbook

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.

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

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.

Success By 6

Volunteer and student employment opportunities