Human Services Department, Region of Peel
Children's Services Operations
|Social Media||Website: www.peelregion.ca/children/|
|Description & Services|
|Description||The Region of Peel’s Human Services Department leads, plans, and manages a region-wide early learning and childcare system that provides families and children with access to a broad range of family-centred, coordinated services. |
Children’s Services operates 12 licensed Learn. Play. Care. Centres located in Brampton and Mississauga for up to 846 children, using the HighScope curriculum – a fun, proven approach to learning through hands on experiences.
Learn. Play. Care. Centres provide inclusive, high quality learning and childcare services for children ages 18 months to 5 years. One centre provides evening care for children up to 12 years of age. Another centre provides a specialized infant therapeutic program that supports the development of a healthy attachment between parents and infants. Our centres provide inclusive programming for up to 72 children with special needs.
Child Care Special Needs Access Point Peel (Child Care SNAP – Peel) provides a single point of access to coordinated services supporting inclusion to preschool children with special needs in licensed child care. Parents and professionals seeking support or services can call 905-791-7800, extension 7627.
Children’s Services has contractual relationships with over 140 service providers throughout the Region of Peel, 5 special needs resourcing agencies, 2 family resource centres, and United Way. Through the purchase of service of childcare spaces, Human Services is able to provide childcare fee subsidy for over 4000 children a month.
Community Programs and Workshops:
• Family literacy workshops in 74 school sites 23 community sites across the Region of Peel
• Parenting workshops
• Early Learning Programs in Peel Shelters
• Training and Employment Programs for Single Parents
• Mobile Early Education – Learning in our Neighbourhood (LION)
• Early Literacy Workshops for Professionals, Parents/Caregivers through the Ontario Early Years Centres (OEYC)
• Various other supportive services for service providers
For more information, visit www.peelregion.ca
|Hours||Administration Office: Mon-Fri - 8:30am-4:30pm |
Learn, Play, Care Child Care Centres: Mon-Fri 7am-6pm
Chinguacousy Child Care Centre: 7am-11:30pm
|Areas Served||Peel Region|
|Eligibility||Infants, Toddlers, Preschool; school age for fee subsidy|
|Application||For child care fee subsidy call for an application. |
A written referral from family practitioner or a community based health care professional is required to confirm a child's special need.
|Fees||Admission - Subsidized, full fee ; Fee assistance available for Child care fee subsidy for eligible families.|
|Address||10 Peel Centre Drive|
Brampton, ON L6T 0E3
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|Intersection||Dixie Road & Queen Street|
|Office Phone||Information Line 905-791-1585|
|Toll Free Phone||1-888-309-6640|
|Primary Contact||Sonia Pace, Director, Children's Services Operations; Phone: 905-791-1585 ext 3807; Email: email@example.com|
|Alternate Contact||Joan Kaczmarski, Director, Service System Management; Phone: 905-791-1585 ext 7242; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Volunteer Coordinator||Helena Seguin, Volunteer & Student Co-ordinator; Phone: 905-791-7800 ext 7230; Email: email@example.com|
|Funding||Regional / Municipal|
|Service Level||(20) Regional Government|
|Subjects||Child care ; Children ; Developmental disabilities ; Financial assistance ; Job search training ; Literacy ; Parenting support ; Physical disabilities ; Recreation ; Regional government ; Self esteem ; Shelters ; Single parents ; Subsidies ; Teen mothers ; Youth|