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Choosing Quality Licensed Childcare

​As a parent, you want to choose the kind of care that will help your child learn and grow. You want your child to be safe and happy.

Learn more about your child care options.

Choosing quality licensed child care that is right for you and your child takes time, patience and planning. The checklist provided in the Simcoe County Child Care Booklet will outline some key questions to ask when searching for child care.  Search the online directory to look for child care in Simcoe County.

Home child care is provided in a caregiver's home. You can find home child care for infants, toddlers pre-school and school-aged children. Learn more about licensed home-based child care.

The County of Simcoe Children and Community Services Department directly operates a licensed Home Child Care program. Quality child care is provided throughout Simcoe County in one of our approved homes. Learn more about the County of Simcoe licensed home-based child care, or view our Interactive Childcare Map to locate Child Care Providers.