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Welcome. . . .

to the website of Co-ordinated Access for Child Care
in the City of Hamilton, Ontario, Canada!

New Software and Maps

With support from the City of Hamilton, an initiative to improve access to a variety of child care, and child care-related information has been completed. (May-2009)

The majority of information on this site is now maintained and accessed through the use of CIOC software and is fully integrated with the data of Inform Hamilton.

In addition to this and other enhancements, the capacity to create maps from your search results as well as to see a map of the location of a program or service is available.

Feedback and suggestions are always welcome to Child Care Information Hamilton.

Parenting & Family Literacy Centres

Access to a complete list of these programs is available through this link.

Ontario Early Years Centres

For information on the Ontario Early Years Centres in the Hamilton area, click on this Ontario Early Years Centres link or contact Child Care Information Hamilton .

Contact Child Care Information Hamilton to obtain a free package of parent education materials customized to meet your individual child care needs. This package will also guide and support parents in their goal of finding and keeping high quality child care.

Websites of Interest

Eatright Ontario provides easy-to-use nutrition information to help families and individuals make healthier food choices.

The Children's Information Portal brings together information about all the children and youth programs and services provided by the Government of Ontario.

The Best Start Website explains Ontario's strategy to expand quality and affordable child care and invest in children's healthy early development - all in a convenient and easily accessible location for parents.

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Corrections or updates to any of the information on the site or suggestions for improvements should be directed to Child Care Information Hamilton.

Thanks to...

The website and other activities of Co-ordinated Access were made possible by extensive community collaboration and co-operation and many months of meetings. The partners of Co-ordinated Access appreciate the substantial contributions of the community to this initiative. In addition, we are grateful for funding to support start-up costs which were provided by the former Ministry of Community, Family and Children's Services.

Support provided to Child Care Information Hamilton from the City of Hamilton enables ongoing maintenance of this website.

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