Community Resources for Early Learning and Child Care Professionals

Child Care Professionals Supports

Parent or Professional Concern Service Provider How Do I Access It? Services Provided
Help with the cost of child care Halton Region
Access to basic needs
  • Income (Ontario Works)
  • Housing
  • Food
Halton Region
Risk of harm to child
  • Investigation of reports
  • Support to families
Children’s Aid Society
Newcomers to Canada
  • Settlement services
  • Translation
Halton Multicultural Council
Other programs for families of young children Ontario Early Years Centres Local Ontario Early Years Centres:
  • Burlington: 905-632-9377
  • Oakville: 905-849-6366
  • Milton: 905-876-1244
  • Halton Hills: 905-873-2960
  • Drop-in programs
  • Registered programs
  • Groups for parents
  • Resource libraries
Ontario Public Libraries Families can call their local library for more information:
  • Programs for families of young children that promote literacy, social and listening skills
  • Books and other resources available in English, French and other languages
Looking for child care? The Halton Resource Connection
Issues with child care? Ministry of Education
Funding for child care centres Halton Region
Support and resources to child care centres Halton Region
Resources and supports for children with differing abilities Halton Region
Support to child care staff and kindergarten teachers The Halton Resource Connection

Parenting Supports

  • Halton Parents
    Information on finding child care, healthy growth and development, common parenting concerns and links to programs, services and community resources
  • Halton Ontario Early Years Centres
    Provides programs and services to parents, caregivers and children newborn-six years with access to resource libraries
  • ROCK (Reach Out Centre for Kids) (external link)
    A non-profit children's mental health centre serving children aged 0-18 years experiencing emotional, behavioural, developmental, learning and/or social difficulties, and their families

Healthy Development Supports

  • MacHealth (external link)
    Information on Ontario's Enhanced 18-Month Well-Baby Visit including Nipissing Developmental Screening ®Tool Video examples
  • ROCK (Reach Out Centre for Kids) (external link)
    A non-profit children's mental health centre serving children aged 0-18 years experiencing emotional, behavioural, developmental, learning and/or social difficulties, and their families
  • ASK (formerly known as DEIPP) clinics
    For Halton families with children newborn to 5 years of age who have concerns about their child’s development
  • Diseases & Infections from the Halton Region Health Department
    Information on communicable diseases and/or immunization

Support for Healthy Eating

Other Supports