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COVID-19 in Peel

With community spread, treat every interaction like you could be exposed. Learn how to protect yourself and others, and stay up-to-date on COVID-19 in Peel. Some Regional services and facilities are affected or closed until further notice. Check full listing.


Children's services

We provide financial help to pay for licensed child care for eligible families. We also offer support programs and services for parents and caregivers with young children and/or children with special needs.


Fee subsidy update

Fee subsidy program will continue during COVID-19 child care closures. Learn more.

Apply for a child care subsidy

Check if you're eligible and learn how to apply for financial help if you can't afford the cost of child care.

Find support, programs, and services

We have programs for parents and caregivers, like EarlyON child and family centres, as well as support for families who have children with special needs.

Reduced child care fees

Families with children 4 years and under attending licensed child care centres in Peel will continue to receive a reduced fee until April 30, 2020.

Licensed child care, know your rights

No one should be refused access to child care because of special needs or fee subsidy. Learn about access and what you can do if you feel you have been turned away unfairly.

Service providers and partners

Find out how to start or run a child care program, apply for funding, and learn about volunteering and student jobs.


A new road map for early years and child care

Helping us prepare for future success