Early Years and Child Care Services

The OneHSN Child Care Registry is no longer in service.

Parents with accounts who were still looking for child care were instructed to login by the March 31, 2019 deadline to keep child care applications active. If you are looking to apply for child care, please find your preferred operator on the Child Care Registry Map and contact them directly.

What will happen to my OneHSN Child Care Registry account?
Your OneHSN registry account was closed March 31, 2019. If you logged into your account prior to March 31, 2019 all your child care applications will appear on the child care centre waitlist where you have applied.

How do I know that the child care centre has my application?
All child care centres have a list of active applications. The City of Hamilton will also provide an updated list to all centres after the OneHSN registry is closed.

When will I hear back from the child care waitlist applications that I have submitted?
The child care centre will call you when a space comes available. It is recommended that you stay in touch with the child care centre you have an interest in.

How can I find child care in the City of Hamilton?
You can explore child care options in the City of Hamilton by using the Hamilton Child Care Registry Map located on our website.  

How do I apply for child care now?
To apply at a child care centre, you can contact the centre of your choice by telephone, email or walk in to the centre. 

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.