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Community Resources for Early Learning and Child Care Professionals

Halton Region supports early learning and child care professionals. Resources are available to assist in system planning and locating funding opportunities.


Are you an Early Learning and Child Care operator or professional? Halton Region in partnership with community agencies offers supports for child care professionals, including programs, system planning resources and funding.

This five year plan includes 28 indicators of system performance and recommended actions to improve the early learning and child care system in Halton. Follow the links below to access the full ELCCP report and additional resources and research findings that were used to support the work of the ELCCP.

Full Report

Detailed Results


The Our Kids Network (external link) is a multi-sectoral collaborative that works on behalf of children and youth in Halton Region. It represents Halton Region's commitment to the healthy development and well-being of all children in our community from prenatal to adolescence.

The vision for Our Kids Network is that "all children thrive!" Network partners work toward this vision by:

  • Providing service integration through neighbourhood hubs
  • Committing to regularly collecting local data to help identify where needs exist for the health of children and youth in Halton Region

Report Card

Funding partners

Child Care Market Reports - Assists child care operators in their business planning by providing information on child care supply and demand across Halton Region.


Halton Hills




Our Kids Data Portal- Information on demographics to assist with community resources for child care planning

  • Apply for a Child Care Service Management Agreement
  • Wage Enhancement Grant (WEG)/Home Child Care Enhancement Grant (HCCEG)
  • General Operating Grant (GOG)
  • Repairs and Maintenance
  • Child Care Fee Subsidy