Children's Services

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COVID-19 Update

  • All child care and EarlyON settings must operate with enhanced health and safety measures in place
  • The City of Peterborough, continues to work with Peterborough Public Health, to update and revise as necessary a framework for  safe and healthy child care centres in the city
  • All centres will be required to follow strict health protocols and meet additional requirements to safely reopen. The new protocols include:
    • enhanced cleaning
    • mandatory screening of staff and children
    • limitations on visitors
    • ensuring an updated COVID-19 response plan is in place
  • The City’s framework is based on the direction of the local Medical Officer of Health, and outlines the requirements for all licensed child care providers and EarlyON centres in Peterborough
  • Staff are required to complete mandatory PPE and health and safety training
  • School age programs can begin charging fees beginning January 25, 2021. Connect with your centre to inquire about your space and fees

 Children's Services is committed to providing services that:

  • Foster early learning and child development
  • Support children being cared for in a safe, nurturing environment
  • Support the inclusion of children with special needs in licensed child care
  • Enable parents to work or undertake training or education leading to employment
  • Provide linkages to other support services

We do this by:

 Finding/Applying to child care

You must choose your child care arrangement. But we can help.

Apply for Child Care in the City and County of Peterborough using OneHSN Waitlist and Registry system.

OneHSN is a safe, secure, fast and convenient way to allow parents to:

  • Locate programs close to either home or work.
  • Apply for several child care options in one application.
  • Access OneHSN website anytime, anywhere.

Complete your Application

Finding Child Care just got easier. One Application for Child Care. It's safe, fast & convient.