Early Years and Child Care

Dufferin County delivers a wide range of programs, resources, and services to support early childhood development and child care in the community.

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Child Care Fee Subsidy

Dufferin County offers a Child Care Fee Subsidy to eligible families who have children between 0-12 years of age. 

Please be advised that there may be a waitlist for Child Care Fee Subsidy.

Raising the Bar

Raising the Bar is a community initiative to promote and support early childhood educators in their continuous commitment to excellence in early learning and child care programs. The program provides a framework for best practice to guide early learning, child care operators, and EarlyON child and family centres in delivering high quality services for children and families.

About Dufferin EarlyON

Life as an ECE

Contact Early Years and Child Care Division


W. & M. Edelbrock Centre, 30 Centre Street, Orangeville, ON L9W 2X1

Monday through Friday
8:30 am - 4:30 pm