parents need child care because they are working, attending school
or simply because they would like an early learning experience for
their child, a licensed child care program plays a vital role in
the lives of many of Toronto's families.
With the help
of early childhood professionals at the City and in the community,
Children's Services has developed A
parent's guide to licensed child care in Toronto / Un
guide parental sur le service de garde autorisé à Toronto.
This guide will help parents understand the licensed child care
system, recognize the signs of a quality program and find child
care that meets the needs of their family.
early learning and care that a child receives in a quality
licensed child care program allows parents to work or study
knowing that their child is well cared for and safe. It
also provides a variety of play and learning activities
that enhance a child's development and prepares them for