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Children's Services


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


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We Need Your Input!Kindergarten Parent Survey. We need your inout!

Is your child in Year 1 or Year 2 Kindergarten?

We want to know what experiences have contributed to your child's development in order to improve the early years system in your community.

Access the online Kindergarten Parent Survey here.

Survey closes June 15, 2018


Fee Subsidy

Providing full or partial coverage of child care fees for low income families and children with special needs

Ontario Works Child Care Funding

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.

Special Needs Resourcing

Funding paid directly to Five counties Children's Centre to support the integration of special needs children into licensed child care centres.

Services for Families with Young Children

Is your child's development on track? Find out more about community services that help children and families.

Finding Quality Child Care

Information on what to look for in a high quality child care program and a listing of the child care programs in the City and County of Peterborough.

Service Providers

Funding Opportunities

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

Wage Enhancement Funding

Information on the application process for the Provincially funded grant.

New Operators

Information of the process for starting up a new child care program in the City of Peterborough.


Offering resources and links to assist Early Years professionals.