Before and After School Programs
All Simcoe County District School Board (SCDSB) schools offer B&A programs for students in Kindergarten to Grade 6. View the documents below for the B&A provider contact information and a list of schools that are offering Child Care Centres in the 2017-2018 school year. These programs will run on every school day during the school year.
Some schools will also operate on PA days and holidays to meet the needs of children and families. View the listing below of which schools will run on these extra days.
Please contact our Child Care Planner at 705-734-6363 ext. 11297 if you have any questions.
Note: Starting in January 2018, Ontario Early Years Centres, Parenting and Family Literacy Centres, Child Care Resource Centres and Better Beginnings, Better Futures Centres will be collectively known as EarlyON Child and Family Centres. Effective January 1, 2018, Child and Family Programs currently located in schools will be relocated to the community. More information, including details on EarlyON Child and Family Centres that will offer programs and services for children and families, is available here.
Summer 2018 School-Age Programs
In partnership with community child care operators, we are pleased to support your child care needs, offering full-day child care programs in select schools across Simcoe County. See the list of Summer 2018 School-Age Programs.
Please contact the child care organization that is listed as the operator in your school to register for the program directly.
B&A program operators will strive to accommodate part-time scheduling; the availability of part-time scheduling will be at the discretion of the B&A operator.
It is important for families to register for B&A programs before the end of the preceding school year. Decisions about whether a program has enough enrolment to operate will be confirmed in June. A program will not operate when it does not show it will meet the minimum enrolment required.
Hours of operation vary based on the needs of families in each school; child care operators will confirm hours in June of the preceding year. Contact the operator directly to confirm B&A program hours at each school.
All B&A programs are offered on a fee-for-service basis. Fees are the same in all programs.
2017-2018 Daily Fees*
Before and After School Fee: $18.90
Before School Only Fee: $9.45
After School Only Fee: $13.80
PA day, holiday Fee: $34.20
*Fees are subject to change; notice will be posted in the event of a change to the fees.
Child Care Fee Subsidy
The County of Simcoe’s Children and Community Services Department provides Child Care Fee Assistance to eligible families within the County of Simcoe including the Cities of Barrie and Orillia. Parents/Guardians must be working, attending school or fulfilling a participation agreement with Ontario Works to qualify.
How do I apply for child care fee assistance?
Residents interested in applying for Child Care Fee Subsidy may call the Children and Community Services Department and speak with the Intake Screening Unit, at 705-722-3132 or 905-729-4514.
A helpful external link for locating child care centres is: http://www.childcareinsimcoecounty.ca. There is also an interactive map to locate child care centres in Simcoe County.