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Funding for licensed providers, policies, reporting, and updates.

Provider updates

Other information

The federal and provincial governments signed the Canada-Wide Early Learning and Child Care Agreement (CWELCC) to make child care more affordable for families and increase the compensation for eligible child care staff.

These resources are available to support child care providers to transition to the new CWELCC program. You can also email us your questions or contact your Early Years Specialist.

Licensed Child Care Centres

2024 CWELCC Operating Budget

Licensed Home Child Care Agencies

2024 CWELCC Operating Budget

CWELCC Reporting in OCCMS

Provider Resources

April 11, 2024: 2024 CWELCC Updates Teleconference

June 6, 2024: 2024 CWELCC Workforce Compensation Funding Updates Teleconference

The 2024 Transition Operating Grant support eligible licensed child care service providers in Peel to improve the quality of child care programs and reduce the administration costs of distributing and reporting the Early Years and Child Care funding.

2024 Transition Operating Grant information session (non-profit)

2024 Transition Operating Grant information session (commercial)

The Inter-Agency Dispute Resolution Policy reflects the responsibilities and obligations of all workplace partners to develop and maintain a respectful, safe, and inclusive workplace.

Review the Early Years and Child Care Inter-Agency Dispute Resolution Policy

2024 Funding Approach

December 13, 2023: 2024 EYCC funding program teleconferences

These resources are intended for licensed child care providers in Peel to understand the updates to Peel Region's 2024 EYCC Funding. This includes: CWELCC Fee Reduction funding, General Operating/LHCC Base Funding and WEG/HCCEG.

Non-Profit Centres:

For-Profit Centres:

2024 Workforce Innovation Funding (WIF)

2024 General Operating Fund (GOF)

2024 Wage Enhancement Grant (WEG)

2023 - 2024 Before and After School Program (BASP) Pilot

2024 Funding Approach

December 13, 2023: 2024 EYCC funding program teleconference

These resources are intended for licensed child care providers in Peel to understand the updates to Peel Region's 2024 EYCC Funding. This includes: CWELCC Fee Reduction funding, General Operating/LHCC Base Funding and WEG/HCCEG.

2024 Workforce Innovation Funding (WIF)

2024 Licensed Home Child Care Base Funding

2024 Wage Enhancement Grant (WEG)/Home Child Care Enhancement Grant (HCCEG)

2023 - 2024 Before and After School Program (BASP) Pilot

2023 Reconciliation

Reconciliation Deadlines
Reconciliation Templates
Video Tutorials
Reconciliation Questions and Answers

Note: The two WEG-related tutorials were recorded in January 2022 in preparation for the 2021 reconciliation. While the information is still relevant for the 2023 reconciliation, please disregard any references to the 2021 funding guidelines. Providers should reference the 2023 funding guidelines for support in completing 2023 reconciliations.

2024 Reconciliation

Reconciliation Templates

Certificate of insurance

Review certificate of insurance

Financial analysis template

Review Financial Analysis Template

Financial Annual Information Return (FAIR)

Share transfer and asset sales

Contact us for inquiries related to share transfer and asset sales.

Peel Inclusion Resource Services (PIRS)

Enhanced program support funding

Before and after school program (BASP) resource consultation requests

Canada-Wide Early Learning and Child Care (CWELCC) program

Licensed Child Care Centres

Expression of Interest (EOI)

Licensed Home Child Care Agencies

Expression of Interest (EOI)

February 15 and 16, 2023: CWELCC Guideline Updates: Intended for Licensed Child care Providers in Peel

February 23, 2023: CWELCC Guideline Updates: Intended for Licensed Child Care Providers in Peel

July 27, 2023: Peel's CWELCC Multi-Year Expansion Plan Updates: Intended for Licensed Child Care Providers in Peel

Provider Resources

Funding supports for licensed child care agencies

2023 Workforce Innovation Funding (WIF)
2023 General Operating Fund (GOF)
2023 Wage Enhancement Grant (WEG)

Funding supports for licensed home child care agencies

2023 Workforce Innovation Funding (WIF)
2023 Licensed Home Child Care Base Funding
2023 Wage Enhancement Grant (WEG)/Home Child Care Enhancement Grant (HCCEG)

For program or funding related inquiries email us at EarlyYearsSystemDivision@peelregion.ca.

For EarlyON child and family centres related inquiries email us at earlyon@peelregion.ca.

For special needs resourcing related inquiries email us at PIRS@peelregion.ca

For information on the fee subsidy program, contact your Children’s Services Worker (CSW). If you are unsure of which CSW to contact, call us at 905-791-1585.