To help families get ahead, the Province is funding thousands of new quality, affordable child care spaces, building better facilities, lowering fees for families and training more people to become early learning professionals.

Child Care Service Centre
8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday to Friday

Toll-free: 1-888-338-6622

Translation services are available in more than 140 languages, including:

  • 國粵語
  • ਪੰਜਾਬੀ
  • فارسی
  • Français
  • Español

You can also get help in person from:


Early Learning and Child Care Engagement

British Columbia is committed to the well-being, care, and education of children. That’s why we’re working towards a future where child care is a core service available to every family that wants it, when they need it, at a price they can afford.

COVID-19 Health and Safety

Health and safety information to assist and support child care providers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

How to Access Child Care

Learn about the different types of care and find a provider in your community.

Get Funding for Child Care

B.C. has expanded child care funding in order to lower fees for families.

Child Care Service Reports and Assessments

Review inspection and operation reports or make a complaint about a facility.

Providing Child Care Services

Explore the resource support centres in the community that work with families and providers. Learn about the operating requirements and funding options for child care facilities.

Support for Early Childhood Educators

Early care and learning professionals play a critical role in caring for and preparing kids for the future. Learn about education and certification options. 

Our Plan: ChildCareBC

B.C. is taking important steps to deliver quality and affordable child care to more families. Learn more about what we're doing to reduce child care fees for parents, build more licensed spaces, and increase supports for those working in the sector.

Investment in Child Care

Economic recovery funding to support child care providers.