Dufferin County delivers a wide range of programs, resources, and services to support early childhood development and child care in the community.
Emergency Child Care for Eligible Workers
Emergency child care will be made available to parent(s)/guardian(s) who are considered essential workers and have no other alternative care options.
Child Care Fee Subsidy
Dufferin County offers a Child Care Fee Subsidy to eligible families who have children between 0-12 years of age.
Raising the Bar
Raising the Bar is a community initiative to promote and support early childhood educators in their continuous commitment to excellence in early learning and child care programs. The program provides a framework for best practice to guide early learning, child care operators, and EarlyON child and family centres in delivering high quality services for children and families.