Most childcare facilities accept children as space becomes available and usually operate on a first-come, first-serve basis. Many have waiting lists. It typically takes longer to set up care for infants than for toddlers, It may take up to six months to set up care in a facility of your choice.
Consider childcare on campus. The Humber College Child Care Centres are designed to accommodate the child care needs of students, staff and community members on a full-time basis. Childcare is provided by highly qualified staff; each a graduate of an Early Childhood Education Program. Application should be made early as the Centres usually have a waiting list. For advice on your childcare needs or to apply call 416-675-6622 EXT. 4484 or EXT. 4070.
If you require subsidized childcare apply by contacting, Toronto Children's Services at 416-392-5437. It can take six months or more to be approved. Apply as soon as possible.
Select a childcare centre whose hours and location allow you to attend classes as scheduled. Your daytime classes can be scheduled between 8:00am-6:00pm.
Inform Humber College early if there is a risk of a scheduling problem between your classes and your childcare. Documentation of the childcare's hours of operation will be required. We may be able to help resolve a potential scheduling conflict. Contact the Counselling Department at 416-675-5090 as early as possible and at least one month prior to the start of classes.
Discuss the best ways to manage school and family life with a counsellor. Contact the Counselling Department at 416-675-5090.