Information for Parents & Families

This information is to assist parents with child care information and support during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Last updated: July 7, 2021


Returning to Care

If you require child care for children aged infant to 12 years old, complete the Child Care Referral form.

ASL Video for Returning to Care

  • All child care centres continue to follow the Child Care Setting Practice Standards as well as public health guidance
  • Child care centres continue to make individual choices as to when they wish to resume operations
  • Contact your child care centre for information on the changes they have made to reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission and to return your child(ren) to child care

Affordable Child Care Benefit

ASL Video for ACCB update

Changes to the Affordable Child Care Benefit (ACCB) mean that families may continue receiving the benefit even if:

  • The child was, or will be, absent for over two weeks due to COVID-19

Read more about the COVID-19 Emergency Changes to the Affordable Child Care Benefit.