The early years, from before birth to age 6, are crucial for a child's healthy development. Children deserve the best possible start in life to help them develop to their full potential.
The Early Years Branch provides a variety of services including programming for regulated child care, administration of the Child Care Subsidy program, oversight of the Early Intervention Program and the establishment of Early Years Centres.
A play-based early learning program for children in the year before entering school.
Finding Child Care • Child Care Subsidy • Family Home Day Care • Supported Child Care • Early Intevention
Family Home Day Care • Food and Nutrition • Staff Recruitment & Retention • Supported Child Care Grant • and other resources
Licensing of Day Cares • Acts and Regulations • Contact Information
Education Assistance Program • Continuing Education • Classification • Orientation • Professional Development