Childcare: FAQs

Does my family have to be Christian for my child to attend this Childcare centre?

No. We welcome families of all backgrounds, belief systems and walks of life to our Childcare centre.

 

What are the age restrictions for the childcare centre?

We have spaces for infants (0-18 months), toddlers (18-30 months) and preschoolers (30 months- 4 years).

 

What kind of outdoor activities will my child take part in?

We value outdoor play and look to embrace the community we’re in. Your child will participate in refreshing walks in the surrounding neighbourhood, and have many opportunities to play in our lush, fenced-in green space.

 

Who will be teaching my child?

Our staff are dedicated to providing a comfortable, caring atmosphere for your child. We currently have 7 teachers at our Childcare centre. Six teachers are trained as Early Childhood Educators, and one is trained as an Early Childhood Assistant. We also have one housekeeping staff who keeps our kitchen and play area neat, clean and bright for everyone to enjoy!

 

Can I visit the day care before I enrol my child?

Absolutely. If you would like to set up a tour please visit our Contact Us page. We would be happy to show you around!

 

What are the hours of operation at Scott Mission Childcare Centre?

Our centre is open from 7:30am-6pm.  

 

My child has special needs. Will you be able to accommodate them?

Yes. We welcome and embrace all children who come to our centre. Several of our staff have training in how to accommodate children with special needs, and we have access to City of Toronto Resource Educators as well as community resources.

 

Does my child need to be toilet trained?

No. We work with you to support your child as they transition from diapers to toilet training.

 

How much does it cost for my child to be enrolled?

Our Childcare centre has spaces subsidized by the City that are based on income. If you would like to apply for a subsidy click here: http://www.toronto.ca/children/subsidy.htm. Our regular fees are 75$/day for infants, 68$/day toddlers, 60$/day preschool.

 

My child has medications that need to be administered. Will your staff be able to do this?

Yes. Our staff can administer prescription medications to your child. In accordance with The Day Nurseries Act, we are unable to administer non-prescription meds. 

 

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