Emergency Child Care Services – Front Line Workers
April 21, 2020
Emergency Child Care Services
As part of the Ontario governments commitment to open child care programs for essential front-line workers, effective 7 am, Tuesday, April 14 the District of Parry Sound Social Services Administration Board is offering free emergency child care services to eligible emergency frontline workers during the pandemic at the following locations:
Home Child Care Program, limited spaces across the District of Parry Sound
1-705-746-9522 ext. 4361
Waubeek Early Learning & Child Care Centre, 66 Waubeek St., Parry Sound,
Fairview Early Learning & Child Care Centre, 152 Fairview Lane, Powassan,
First Steps Early Learning & Child Care Centre, 16 Toronto Ave., South River,
705-386-2552 ext. 5437
Detailed pandemic plans developed with the North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit are in place at all locations and no more than 5 children will be in any grouping to minimize the risk of the transmission of COVID-19.
Child care programs will offer care to accommodate shift work for children ages 0 – 12 years to allow families to remain together. Spaces are limited so pre-registration with proof of employment is required and enrollment will be on a first come basis. The programs will do their best to ensure that emergency front line workers have the access to child care they require.
For eligibility verification, child care registration and all other inquiries please call the program number above.