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The Squirrels' Nest Child Care Centre

The Squirrels' Nest Child Care Centre (4571)

1305 Ellesmere Rd  (Ellesmere / Brimley) Ward: Scarborough Centre

Child Care Centre Contact

  • Phone: Caroline Charlemagne-Luefong,  416-438-6383

This non-profit, licensed child care, serves children 0 to 10 years.
A child care fee subsidy may be available to help you with the cost of child care.
This location participates in the Canada-Wide Early Learning and Child Care system.

Program Offerings and Quality Ratings

Early Years Programs Capacity Vacancy+ Quality Rating
Infant 10 Yes 4.25   / 5
Toddler 25 Yes 4.46   / 5
Preschool 32 Yes 4.57   / 5
Before- and After-School Programs Capacity Vacancy+ Quality Rating
Kindergarten 26 Yes -
School age 30 Yes 3.82   / 5
+ Vacancies change regularly. Please contact centre for the most current information.

More Information*

Centre escorts children to the following schools:

  • Walk to Edgewood Public School
  • Bus to St. Victor Catholic School

Languages spoken by staff:

  • Arabic, Bengali, Cantonese, Czech, Greek, Gujarati, Hindi, Italian, Mandarin, Panjabi (Punjabi), Persian (Farsi), Portuguese, Russian, Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino), Tamil and Urdu

Dietary services:

  • Catered Food
  • Food Prepared on Premises
  • Gluten-Free Food Option Available
  • Halal Food Option Available
  • Peanut-Free Menu
  • Pork-Free Menu
  • Special Meals Available upon request
  • Vegan Food Option Available
  • Vegetarian Food Option Available
*This information has been provided by the child care. Please contact the centre for the most current information.

City of Toronto Contact

Toronto Children's Services Consultant, Krisiya Arumuganathan, 416-397-1748, provides support and consultation to families and the program as needed.

Every Child Belongs Resource Consultation Staff, Darcy Souliere, 416-321-5464, Ext. 386, is available to help this centre and the family when a child has an extra support need.

To contact the child care centre directly, please call the child care contact listed at the top of this page.

This page was last updated: July 13, 2024.

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