Early Years / Daycare

Ontario offers a wide variety of early years’ programs and services designed to fit the needs of parents and the success and well-being of young children:

  • child care services;
  • child and family programs;
  • full-day kindergarten programs;
  • full-day kindergarten programs;

Find an Institution

To find an institution, please fill out the required fields or refer to the school board directory.

Optional :

French-language early years’ programs and services

French-language schools offer the above programs, including but not limited to the following:

  • learning centres;
  • play groups;
  • French-language programs within schools, for three-year-old children;
  • programs to improve oral communication in French;
  • elementary school or kindergarten preparation programs.

For more information:

  • on licensed child care services in French-language schools and before and after school programs, please contact a French-language school board in your region (Catholic our public) or use the search engine on this page;
  • on the full-day kindergarten programs: http://www.edu.gov.on.ca/kindergarten/index.html ;
  • on licensed the French-language child care services outside of a school setting: “Association francophone à l’éducation des services à l’enfance de l’Ontario (AFÉSEO).” www.afeseo.ca.