Children's Services

The Children's Services division at the Region of Waterloo provides a range of services to children and families in Waterloo Region.

This includes:

  • A web-enabled centralized application and waitlist site called OneList Waterloo Region
  • Financial help with child care.
  • Operation of five Children's Centres.
  • Operation of the licensed Home Child Care program.
  • Coordination of services for children with special needs.
  • Quality assurance.
  • Supports for children with special needs.
  • Planning of children's services for the community.
  • Financial help for licensed child care operators.

If you are a parent or guardian looking for services for your child, please visit the section called Families, Guardians & Parents.

If you are a child care operator or caregiver, please visit the section called Operators & Caregivers.

If you are looking for information about the Region's planning processes for child care or research documents, please visit the section called  Planning & Research.

Click on any of these topics using the left side menu for more information. 


 What's New in Children's Services




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