Successful home child care providers will have:
We are hosting a free open house for prospective home child care operators. Meet with Regional staff and current home child care providers to learn about the benefits of becoming a contracted provider with Niagara Region.
When you become a Home Child Care provider with Niagara Region, we'll walk you through preparing your child care environment, find clients that meet your availability, and provide ongoing support to help you succeed.
The Region also offers reimbursement for start-up costs including fire inspection and criminal reference checks. Initial setup normally takes four to eight weeks.
2016 and 2017 Wage Enhancement
Through the Home Child Care Enhancement Grant for 2016, eligible providers receive up to an additional $20 per day to support child care services.
The first step is to complete an application form available from one of Niagara's licensed child care agencies:
|Niagara Region Children's Services||Sir Isaac Brock Way
|Wee Watch Private Home Day Care||6633 Glengary St.
Once completed, applicants will be contacted and an interview will be arranged. If you are eligible, the agency will work closely with you to establish your home child care program and help you be successful.