Children's Services

October 18, 2022
The County of Huron Thanks Local Childcare Providers on Childcare Worker and Early Childhood Educator Appreciation Day

The County of Huron, and its Children’s Services Division, recognizes and thanks Huron’s many Child Care Providers for the incredible services they provide to Huron’s families and community.

April 7, 2022
Huron County EarlyON Program celebrates 20 years!

This April, the County of Huron’s Children’s Services division and EarlyON Program Facilitators are celebrating 20 years of providing Early Learning and Parenting programs for families in Huron.

April 5, 2022
Huron County families will benefit from Ontario’s Better Deal investment in childcare.

For participating childcare centres, the Ontario Better Deal promises to reduce child care fees through four steps of reduction over several years for an average of $10 a day per child by September 2025. The County of Huron Children’s Services Team is working with local childcare providers who wish to participate in the Canada Wide Early Learning and Child Care Plan.

January 5, 2022
Emergency Child Care available for school-aged children of health care and other eligible frontline workers.

The County of Huron Children’s Services Division and partner agencies are providing free Emergency Licensed Child Care for school-aged children of health care and other eligible frontline workers starting January 10. Visit for more information.

November 29, 2021
EarlyON Calendar
September 2, 2021
One-time Licensed Childcare Fee Relief for Huron County families for the month of October.

To assist families accessing licensed childcare in Huron County, the County of Huron Children’s Services department is covering the childcare fees that families pay for the month of October, 2021. This support to families is being made available by utilizing funds received by The Ministry of Education from the Province of Ontario and the Government of Canada.

May 17, 2021
Home Child Care Development Program Aims to Support Child Care Space Shortage

Starting June 1, 2021 the County of Huron will be hosting online information sessions for individuals interested in becoming approved home child care operators under the County’s Licensed Home Child Care program. To register, please visit

May 13, 2021
County of Huron thanks local Child Care Providers.

The County of Huron and its Children’s Services Division would like to recognize and thank the Child Care Providers in Huron County for their vital services over the past year.

January 7, 2021
New Child Care Centre for Families in Hensall and Area

he County of Huron, Avon Maitland District School Board (AMDSB) and London Bridge Child Care Services are pleased to announce the opening of a Preschool Child Care program at Bluewater Coast Elementary School. The program opened at the beginning of October.

December 30, 2020
Emergency Licensed Child Care for school-aged children

To support eligible essential service workers with the care of their school-aged children during the week of January 4 to January 8, 2021, we are providing Emergency Licensed Child Care at no cost.