- Discover Hastings
In response to the Province-wide shutdown announced by the Ontario Government on December 21, the County of Hastings is working with local child care operators to offer emergency licensed child care to eligible parents.
Emergency child care is available to eligible frontline and health care workers (click here for list of eligible workers) at no cost from January 4, 2021 - January 22, 2021. Free emergency child care is only available to school age children. Emergency child care is being provided by nine child care providers in Hastings County. For more information, please contact the Intake Access Centre (613)-771-9630 or toll free at 1-866-414-0300
The following child care providers are offering Emergency Child Care:
If you are considered an essential frontline worker and want to apply for free licensed childcare for your school aged child (ren) until January 22, 2021 you are required to:
When you speak with a Child Care Caseworker you will be required to provide the following information:
Licensed child care for children aged 0-3.8 years will continue during this period.
Thank you for your interest in Hastings County Before and After school programs. The County continues to work collaboratively with our local School Boards and Hastings Prince Edward Public Health to ensure a safe and healthy reopening of our school programs. Once the Ministry of Education announces their school reopening plan, the County will contact families by email providing a registration package for completion. Families previously enrolled in the County’s Before and After School Programs will be given first priority. New families will be placed on a wait list until Ministry approval is received for the operation of our child care programs.
Community and Human Services offices are closed. Clients are encouraged to call their Caseworker, Child Care Worker or Property Supervisor directly at 613-966-1311 or contact the office through our Intake Access Centre 613-771-9630 or 1-866-414-0300.
To apply for Ontario Works, Emergency Assistance, Subsidized Housing or Subsidized Child Care, contact the Intake Access Centre at: 613-771-9630 or 1-866-414-0300, or apply online at www.ontario.ca/socialassistance.
For inquiries about Community and Human Services programs and services, contact email@example.com.
For more details on how we can serve you during these adjusted operations and times please click this link Covid-19 Guide to Serving You Better
By supporting a sense of belonging and well-being for children, families and educators this ensures optimal learning and development in all areas.
For more information on the Before and After Programs, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Complete the Ministry of Education's survey on the 5-year review of the Child Care and Early Years Act, 2014.
Families and child care partners are encouraged to provide input through the following link: https://www.ontario.ca/page/consultation-strengthening-early-years-and-child-care-ontario
The survey closes July 21, 2020.