Selecting Childcare

Child Care Directory & Information Line

Looking for child care in Halton? (includes Oakville, Burlington, Milton, Acton, and Georgetown)

Call 1-800-665-0256 or 905-875-0235 for free information on:

Need child care subsidy? 

Contact Region of Halton, Child Care Subsidy office at 905-825-6000 or 1-866-442-5866 or visit

Finding Quality Child Care

We know it’s difficult to find quality child care, so we’re here to support you…

Quality child care is “care which meets a child’s basic needs for a safe, loving and nurturing environment and at the same time satisfies the child’s physical needs for nutrition; balancing periods of rest with periods of activity.

Child care providers are the key to quality care.  They should…

What to consider when looking for child care: