Early Years and Child Care Services

Early Years and Child Care Services

Notice: EarlyON Child & Family Centres

Effective Monday, November 23, 2020 all indoor EarlyON Child and Family Centres will be TEMPORARILY CLOSED as a result of Hamilton moving into the “Control” - Red category within the Provincial COVID-19 Response Framework. This closure will be in place until January 1, 2021 and will be re-assessed at that time. 

Outdoor and virtual programming will continued to be offered during this closure period.

Service at a Glance

Finding Child Care

Are you looking for child care in Hamilton?  Explore your licensed quality child care options in the City.

Financial Support for Child Care
Resources for Early Years Community Partners

Find resources developed for early years staff and community partners. 

Early Years Programs & Services

A listing of programs and services available to children ages 0 to 12 and families living in Hamilton.

Child Care Operators

Licensed child care operators are supported by the City of Hamilton through the Early Years Community Plan, funding agreements, resources and professional learning opportunities.

Learn more about the City of Hamilton’s Early Years System, funding agreements and operator requirements.