Contact Information
Office Phone 519-837-3620
Toll Free Phone 1-800-265-7294 ext 3800
Fax 519-837-1213
Website www.wellington.ca/en/social-services/childrens-early-years-division.aspx
Primary Contact Child Care Reception; Phone: 519-837-3620 ext 3800
Primary Executive Luisa Artuso, Director of Children's Early Years Division; Phone: 519-837-3620 ext 3970; Fax: 519-837-9511; Email: luisaa@wellington.ca
Site Location Guelph-Downtown
Located In Community Guelph
Address & Map
129 Wyndham St N
Guelph, ON N1H 4E9
 
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Intersection Wyndham St N and Woolwich St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Service) Manages the Children's Early Years service system for the Wellington delivery area, which includes the County of Wellington and City of Guelph * delivers public funding to licensed child care programs * supports families' access to licensed child care by offering financial support to help families pay for licensed child care through child care subsidies * provides intake services for children with disabilities and special needs who are new to a licensed child care program 
 
Directly operates the following child care programs: 
* Willowdale Child Care and Learning Centre, Guelph 
* Mount Forest Child Care and Learning Centre 
* Palmerston Child Care and Learning Centre 
* County of Wellington Licensed Home Child Care Agency; providers are available in Guelph and Wellington County  
 
Evaluates the quality of licensed child care programs in Wellington County and Guelph, using established, research-based methods. 
 
Works with other children's services providers in the community to improve services for families and children in licensed child care, and to improve services in early childhood programs. 
 
Monitors and addresses concerns and complaints about licensed child care in programs.
Hours Office Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Guelph ; Wellington County - includes Minto, Mapleton, Wellington North (Mount Forest), Centre Wellington, Erin, Guelph-Eramosa, Puslinch
Eligibility Call for information to determine eligibility for each program / service
Application Call or visit website for information and to request application form(s)
Languages English ; Interpretive Services
Fees Service ; fees may apply according to program / service -- call or visit website for information
Other Details
Legal Status (20) Regional Government
Funding Regional / Municipal ; Provincial
Subjects
Service Categories Child Care Complaints ; Child Care Expense Assistance ; Child Care Provider Referrals ; County Government Departments/Offices