Choosing childcare is a critically important decision for parents. Knowing how to find a safe, nurturing, and engaging center-based or home-based program can be overwhelming for families.
The Alberta Government has created a website and guide to help parents in their search for the childcare that best meets their family's needs:
- Types of child care
- A guide to choosing childcare
- Children needing extra support
- Help with child care fees
Finding and choosing childcare website.
Guide to Choosing Childcare
Alberta Child Care Lookup
Parents can find information about licensed child care programs and family day home agencies with the Child Care Lookup tool. Click on link above for details.
Call Child Care Connect for support to learn more about childcare options in your area: Toll free 1-844-644-5165.
If you are interested in questions to ask a childcare provider in different languages, you can also visit the Ontario website.
If you're looking for a registered day home in Cochrane, visit Play Days Family Dayhome Agency.
If you're looking for out of school care, visit bgc Cochrane & Area.
Another great place to connect is through a local community Facebook group called: Cochrane Childcare Central.