Record #: PET0017
Last Modified: 16 Feb 2024
Last Full Update: 20 Mar 2023


Description (Service) Responsible for service system management for all early years and child care programs in the City and County of Peterborough.

Services include:
  • fee subsidy assistance for low income families and children with special needs
  • Special Resource Funding
  • EarlyON Child and Family Centres
  • operating grants for licensed childcare
  • information, training and support to child care providers
Also operates licensed child care and out of school care programs, see separate listings for details

Service Details

Hours Mon-Fri 8:15 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Peterborough ; Peterborough (County of)
Eligibility 12 year(s) and under
  • For child care placement contact the child care centre directly
  • For Fee Subsidy call 705-748-8830, drop in to the Social Services office or complete the online application
Languages English
Fees Program - vary by program and location ; Fee assistance available for eligible families.

Address and Location

Located In Community Peterborough
Address & Map
178 Charlotte St
Peterborough, ON
Canada K9J 2T8
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Intersection George St and Charlotte St
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 705-748-8830, ext 3616
Fax 705-748-8858
Primary Contact Sylvia Whelan, Children's Services Administrative Assistant; Phone: ext 3226
Alternate Contact Cathy Tedford, Child Care Planning Manager; Phone: ext 3634
Mailing Address PO Box 4138 
Peterborough, ON 
Canada K9J 8S1

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