RESEARCH AND PLANNING
County of Dufferin Children’s Services is the system manager for, and leads planning of, Early Years and Child Care services in Dufferin. Service plans provide an overview of the existing child care services and a description of our plans for improvements to the system. Children’s Services plays a key role in providing internal and external data and research to assist in informing the planning processes of the County, as well as those of other service providers serving children in Dufferin.
To learn about how children in our communities are doing in terms of their health and well-being: Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Report Cards on the Well-Being of Children.
Children’s Services coordinates the Early Development Instrument and Kindergarten Parent Survey for Dufferin County, key measures of the early years. For more information on these tools, please see the Quick Links and contact below.
Please contact County of Dufferin’s Children’s Services Data Analysis Coordinator (DAC) for further information and any enquiries about research regarding children in Dufferin County:
To access the County of Dufferin's current services plan for Children’s Services: Children’s Services Plan 2014-2016
County of Dufferin Children’s Services takes a leadership role in Dufferin Coalition for Kids, a partnership of local service providers that work and plan together to make it easier for families to access community-based services and supports for children prenatal to age 18 in Dufferin.
Please contact County of Dufferin’s Children’s Services Manager for further information and any enquiries about planning in Dufferin County: