Child Care in B.C.

Child care in B.C. is changing. Learn more about licensed and unlicensed care and see what supports are available.

Choosing the right child care provider depends on things like:

  • Your child’s age
  • Your schedule
  • Whether you want child care in or near your home, work or school
  • Your ideas about how your child should be treated
  • What child care is available in your community
  • What you can afford to pay

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Learn about Child Care in B.C.

Child care providers in B.C. must be licensed if they care for three or more children, not related to them, at any one time.