Child Care Services

Englehart and Area Child Care Centre

All parents and caregivers are invited to come and visit the Child Care Centre, located in Englehart Public School on Eighth Avenue. 

Through our play-based program focused on the emotional and social development of preschool children, cognitive, creative, moral and physical growth is promoted. Not only is this program offered in a safe, secure and stable environment; it also offers a balance of guided activities and free play. 

A fulltime on-site cook provided two nutritional snacks in additions to daily lunch in accordance with the Canada Health Food Guide. Provisions are made for allergies and dietary sensitivities. 

Subsidies are available for those who qualify. 

For more details please contact us using the information provided in the Business Directory


Wee Care Day Care

All parents and caregivers are invited to come and visit the centre, located in the Holy Family School on Eighth Avenue.

Young children learn through the five senses. Located in a bright and spacious room for teaching, play and general care, our program provides experiences enabling preschool children to grow to their full potential.

We provide healthy lunches and snacks daily in accordance to the Canada Health Food Guide.

Subsidies are available to those who qualify. 

For more details please contact us using the information provided in the Business Directory


EARLY LEARNING PROGRAM

Through the Best Start Initiative licensed by the Ministry of Children and Youth Services and delivered by the District of Temiskaming Social Services Administration Board; the Early Learning Program is offered in licensed childcare centres throughout the District of Temiskaming. It is important to strengthen healthy development, early learning and child care services during a child’s first years. It is ideal for children in Ontario to be ready and eager to learn by the time they enter Grade 1.

Through the Early Learning Program more children and parents have access to services and supports as well as early and on-going screening to identify potential issues with accessibility to numerous resources, strengthening needs and risks, and further easing the transition into the classroom. 

The Englehart and Area Child Care Centre and the Wee Care Day Care centres offer the Early Learning Program for 2 ½ hours per day, unless otherwise announced, for children between the ages of 2 ½ and 4 years of age, from September until June. The opportunity is provided at no cost to families and operates Monday to Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Please register early to ensure a space.


Temiskaming - Cochrane Ontario Early Years Centre

The Ontario Early Years Centre is not a daycare but a place where parents/caregivers and their children ages 0-6 years can enjoy a variety of activities and programs.

Ontario Early Years Centres logo with text A place for parents and their children

The Ontario government created the Ontario Early Years Centres to provide parents and caregivers with answers to questions, information about programs and services that are available for young children and to further provide an opportunity to talk to early years professionals and other parents or caregivers in the community. 

 The Ontario Early Years Centre provides a wide range of free bi-lingual services including:

* Early learning & literacy programs
* Parenting programs
* Information sessions & training for new parents
* A large selection of books, videos and resource books/materials
* Toy/Book lending library

For more information please contact the Ontario Early Years Centre using the contact details provided in the Business Directory.

Visit our website​ to view our monthly program calendars.

Additional Information can also be found by clicking here​.

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