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Emergency Child Care - School Age Children

The Region of Waterloo is coordinating an Emergency Child Care program for school-age children while all elementary schools are closed to in-person learning. The program is being offered at no cost to parents who work outside of the home in eligible health care and critical frontline services.
To see if you are eligible for Emergency Child Care check the Province of Ontario‚Äôs list of eligible workers. If one (or more) parent/guardian is on the list of eligible workers and all parents/guardians in the household need to work out of the home, you can begin the application process for Emergency Child Care by selecting the "Waterloo Region Licensed Child Care" option below.
  • In the application process, select "Emergency Child Care: under "Program Times"
In order to protect the health and safety of children and families who are using emergency child care we strongly recommend that you apply to one Emergency Child Care program and use that program for the duration of the school closure. If the program which you have applied to has filled, the Supervisor will direct you to another available program.
If you have any additional questions please do not hesitate to reach out by email to or you can also call 519-514-1474.


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Looking for Before and After school Programs?

Choose the appropriate link below to view a complete list of all schools in Waterloo Region  and the operator who runs the Before and After School Program at each school.

Please note that some before and after school programs are operated by a Licenced Child Care Operator, others are operated by the Waterloo Catholic District School Board or the Waterloo Region District School Board.

The colour coding on the list corresponds to the colour of the button (from the 3 buttons to the right of the page)  that you will need to choose to register for the program.


Learn more about your child care options by clicking below:



Please select where you are looking for care:

Waterloo Region Licensed Child Care


Waterloo Catholic District School Board


Waterloo Region District School Board


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