Emergency child care for designated essential service workers

City of Hamilton has partnered with three licensed home child care agencies to offer emergency licensed home child care to designated essential service workers during COVID-19.  Eligible workers include those working in the following professions:

  • Bus drivers
  • Correctional Officers
  • Firefighters
  • Health Care
  • Long-term Care
  • Paramedics
  • Police
  • Public Health

A complete and up-to-date list of eligible workers is maintained on the City of Hamilton website.

Organizations that offer this Service
Today's Family
Wee Watch
Eligibility

Families must either live or work in Hamilton

Areas Served
Hamilton
Fees
Fee
None
Free of charge
Languages
English
Application Instructions

Eligible families are to identify themselves as essential health care or frontline staff when they contact the agencies

Age Range
Children 12 months to 12 years old
Last Full Update
April 27, 2021