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Children's Services

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Children's Services provides funding and support for a variety of programs across the City and County of Peterborough.

Fee Subsidy Program

Providing full or partial coverage of child care fees for low income families and children with special needs. Child Care Fee Assistance Brochure.

Funding Opportunities

Available funding is intended to provide stability to child care programs and support staff retention. 

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Special Needs Resourcing

These funds are paid directly to Five Counties Children’s Centre to support the integration of special needs children into licensed child care centres.

Ontario Works Child Care Funding (Formal and Informal)

Subsidies for families returning to school, participating in community or work related placements, entering the workforce, or social needs placements to stabilize a child’s developmental needs to make it possible for parents to be able to participate.

Municipally Operated Programs

Providing activities to promote a child’s social, emotional, intellectual and physical development. More information is available within our Municipally Operated Programs brochure.