The Children’s Services Department is contracted by the Ministry of Education to plan and manage the early years and licensed child care system in the District of Nipissing. As Service System Manager, DNSSAB’s Children’s Services department promotes high quality early learning and child care services that are accessible, affordable, responsive and inclusive.
Learn about licensed child care in the District of Nipissing and apply using the online Waitlist Registry.
Learn about eligibility for Child Care Fee Subsidy to help pay your child care costs. Apply using our On-Line Application Form (OLAF).
Learn about EarlyON Child & Family Centres in the District of Nipissing. Find programs available in your community and access events calendars.
Access a variety of resources for professionals working in the early years and child care sector in the District of Nipissing.
The Children’s Services Department supports children, families and services providers in providing and accessing quality early learning and child care services in the District of Nipissing. We also help support community partners with service planning by providing relevant data and reports such as the Early Development Instrument (EDI) and the Pre-Kindergarten Experiences Survey (PKES). Click on the button below to view the reports prepared by the Children’s Services Department.
Parents and caregivers are pivotal in helping their children reach their fullest potential. Working collaboratively with community partners and service providers, we strive to ensure that families are informed about and connected to other community services they may require. Click on the button below to visit our parent resources page, where you will find a variety of links to resources and downloads regarding the early years and licensed child care system.