Child Care

The Day Nurseries Act

Licensed child care in Ontario is regulated by the Provincial Government under the Day Nurseries Act. The Day Nurseries Act regulates and sets minimum standards for such things as staff to child ratios, health and safety, outdoor playground space, indoor space and staff qualifications.

To find out more about the Day Nurseries Act and the Provincial role in child care you can access the Ministry of Children & Youth Website.

Parents who wish to contact the Ministry of Children & Youth Services (MCYS) about any aspect of their child's care, may call toll free at 1-866-821-7770.