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Toronto Catholic District School Board

Child Care

The TCDSB hosts a variety of third party operator child care operators in its schools. This page offers you a description of the programs available.
 

Before and After School Programs for Kindergarten Students

  • These programs serve children who are 4 and 5 years of age
  • Hours of operation are normally 7:00 a.m. or 7:30 a.m. before the school day begins and after school until 6:00 p.m.
  • The Before and After School Program is intended to be a seamless extension of the kindergarten core day
  • Non-profit, licensed third party child care agencies oversee and operate these programs
  • Fees are payable to the third party child care agency directly
  • Fee subsidies are transferrable into this program and fee subsidies may be available through the City of Toronto, Children's Services.  Please visit www.toronto.ca/children or call 311
  • Most programs are also available during P.A. Days, Christmas Break, March Break and the summer (please check with individual child care operators)
  • Please refer to our website for a listing of the programs and applicable contact information​
  

Before and After School Programs for School Aged Children
  • Ages range from 6 - 12 years

  • Programs are offered from 7:00 a.m. or 7:30 a.m. before the school day begins and after school until 6:00 p.m.
  • Children are usually provided with a morning and after school snack
  • Fees are payable to the child care agency directly
  • Fee subsidies can be transferred into many B & A programs 
  • Many Before & Atter programs operate on P.A. Days, Christmas Break, March Break and during the summer​.
  • Please refer to ourwebsite for a listing of the programs and applicable contact information

 

Full Day Child Care

  • Ages range from 0 - 5 depending upon the location; majority of programs serve children from the ages of 2.5 - 4 years
  • Infant programs are for children 0 - 18 months of age
  • Toddler programs are for children 18 months - 30 months of age
  • Preschool programs are for children 30 months -  4 years of age
  • Hours of operation, generally 7:00 a.m. or 7:30 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday
  • Fees are payable to the child care agency directly
  • Fee subsidies may be available through the City of Toronto, Children's Services.  Please visit: www.toronto.ca/children or call 311
  • Most programs are also available during P.A. Days, Christmas Break, March Break and the summer (please check with individual child care operators)
  • Please refer to our website for a listing of the programs and applicable contact information www.tcdsb.org - Programs within our Schools

 

EarlyON Child and Family Centres ​

  • These centres provide play-based learning activities for children (babies up to 6 years of age) and their parents/caregivers
  • Essential components of these EarlyON Child and Family Centres include: learning through play, parent engagement, family literacy and numeracy development, quality early learning environments and linking to community resources and services
  • Programs are free and no registration is required to attend
  • TCDSB hosts the EarlyON Child and Family Centres in 19 school communities
  • For more information, please visit www.tcdsb.org/earlyon 
 
After-School Recreational Care Programs (ARC)
  • These programs serve children aged 6 to 12 years old
  • Toronto Parks, Forestry, and Recreation operate innovative, quality and safe after-school recreation care in several of our schools
  • ARC programs offer: positive role-modelling; physical activity and sports; outdoor and creative activities; health and wellness and homework help
  • Registration is based on 5 days per week and programs operate after school hours to 6 p.m.
  • Registration and payments are only accepted at Toronto City Hall; Etobicoke, North York or Scarborough Civic Centre or by calling 416-338-4386
  • Fee Subsidies are available through the City of Toronto Welcome Policy. For more information, please visit http://www1.toronto.ca/wps/portal/contentonly?vgnextoid=1ed0dada600f0410VgnVCM10000071d60f89RCRD ​or call 311
 

Recreational Care Programs

  • These programs serve children aged 6 to 12 years old
  • Only operate in the afternoon, up to 3 hours after school dismissal​​
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