Emergency Child Care

Due to the restrictions in place, to support the parents of school-aged children who may not be able to support their child’s care at home, the Ministry of Education will be implementing a targeted emergency child care program for school-aged children who are enrolled in school, at no cost to eligible parents, for the following weeks: January 10-14, 2022.

Eligibility

Those eligible for emergency child care (ECC) include health care and other frontline workers whose children are enrolled in school. The government is re-instituting the same eligibility list that was in place for the Spring 2021 ECC program (mid-April to June 2021). Please visit the Province's website for the full list of eligible workers. This list also provides municipalities and First Nations with the ability to designate a person as essential as per the unique needs of their community.

For clarity, there may be some children who despite being school-aged (i.e., Junior/Senior Kindergarten) are not registered in school and are currently enrolled in licensed child care. Thus, Junior/Senior Kindergarten-aged children who are not registered in school but are instead registered in licensed centres as of December 17, 2021, may continue to attend the centres throughout the duration of these time-limited public health actions, including the week when elementary schools have moved to a virtual learning model.

Health and safety measures

Strict health and safety measures required by the Ministry of Education, in consultation with the Ministry of Labour Training and Skills Development, the Ministry of Health and Ontario's Chief Medical Officer of Health, include but are not limited to the following practices:

  • Daily screening of everyone before entering the premises and keeping attendance records for contact tracing;
  • Practicing the proper use of masks and eye protection, proper hand hygiene and physical distancing; and
  • Enhanced cleaning and disinfecting of toys, equipment, and the premises.

Registration

Please contact the providers listed below to register, as well as to inquire about eligibility requirements for emergency child care.

Approved child care centres in Middlesex County and the City of London:

Middlesex County Locations:

Centre Location Status
Belvoir Co-Operative Nursery School 634 Longfield St, Mount Brydges, ON N0L 1W0
Email: belvoircoop@gmail.com
Phone: 519-652-3419
FULL
Simply Kids - Strathroy 376 Carrie St, Strathroy, ON N7G 3E3
Email: strathroy@simplykidschildcare.com
Phone: 519-246-1304
FULL
YMCA - Mary Wright 213 Carroll St. W, Strathroy, ON N7G 1B1
Email: fiona.hunter@swo.ymca.ca
Phone: 226-973-9849
FULL
YMCA - Wilberforce 340 Beech St., Lucan, ON N0M 2J0
Email: Ashley.tenner@swo.ymca.ca
Phone: 519-857-6580
FULL
Arva's Little School House

22405 Richmond St, Ilderton, ON N0M 2A0

Email: arvalittleschoolhouse@sympatico.ca

Phone: 519-666-0590

FULL

 

City of London Locations:

Centre Location Status

Carrefour communautaire francophone de London - École élémentaire catholique Frère-André

400 Base Line Rd. W., London, ON N6J 1W1

519-630-8649  

coordinatrice@ccflondon.ca

NOTE:

For children who attend French elementary schools in London

 

Carrefour communautaire francophone de London - École élémentaire catholique Saint-Jean-de-Brébeuf

270 Chelton Rd. London, ON N6M 0B9

519-630-8649

coordinatrice@ccflondon.ca

NOTE:

For children who attend French elementary schools in London

 

Carrefour communautaire francophone de London - École élémentaire La Pommeraie

3500 Settlement Trail, London, ON N6P 0B6

519-630-8649

coordinatrice@ccflondon.ca

NOTE:

For children who attend French elementary schools in London

 

London Bridge – Huron Heights

1305 Webster St. London, ON N5V 3P8

519-453-9570

families@londonbridge.com

FULL

Simply Kids – London

30 Jim Ashton St. London, ON N5V 2A9

519-451-9004

info@simplykidschildcare.com

FULL

stemPlay Learning

2540 Main St. London, ON N6P 1P9

519-203-STEM(7836)

jarod@stemplay.ca

 

Whitehills – Wilfrid Jury

950 Lawson Rd. London, ON N6G 3M2

519-471-1640

sarahn@whitehillschildcare.ca

jkarasek@whitehillschildcare.ca

FULL

SOAHAC – Nshwaasnangong Child Care & Family Centre

449 Hill Street London, ON N6B 1E5

jnoel@soahac.on.ca

 

The Kangaroo’s Pouch

 

Note: for JK/SK children only

1410 Kilally Rd, London ON, N5V 5A3

519-474-3278

roospouch2@hotmail.com

 

Wee Watch Licensed Home Child Care

  • Dream Weavers
  • London Smiles

519-850-7019

london@weewatch.com

FULL
YMCA of Southwestern Ontario – East Carling Public School

814 Quebec Street, London, ON N5Y 1X4

519-854-9018

Jamie.usher@swo.ymca.ca

FULL
YMCA of Southwestern Ontario – Northbrae Public School

335 Belfield St, London, ON N5Y 2K3

519-868-0062

Jessica.dockrill@swo.ymca.ca

FULL
London Children’s Connection – White Oaks Public School

565 Bradley Ave, London, ON N6E 3Z8

519-709-1885

facilitator@lcc.on.ca

FULL
London Children’s Connection - Community Home Child Care

519-471-4300 x230

julie@lcc.on.ca

FULL
Kidlogic London Inc.

750 Wharncliffe, London, ON, N6J 2N4

519-685-4221

london-director@kidlogic.ca

FULL
Kids and Company

1480 Richmond St, London, ON N6G 2N3

519-432-5260

londonrichmond@kidsandcompany.com

FULL

 

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