Welcome to the Neighbourhood! Click on the image above to be taken to our Neighbourhoods Mini-Site
Today’s Family Early Learning and Child Care is a non-profit, charitable agency serving more than 4000 children (and their parents and caregivers) in Hamilton, Halton, Haldimand and Norfolk and surrounding areas.
We offer a wide range of early learning and child care programs as well as parental support programs to help you and your child every step of the way. It’s professional, caring support that makes a real difference in the physical, emotional, social and intellectual development of children.
We hope you’ll enjoy the information, programs and resources on this site.
Today’s Family has openings for board members with diverse skills, talents, and expertise. If you’re as passionate about the well-being of children and families as we are, if you’re interested in governing an organization that truly makes a difference, and if you’re ready to help steer Today’s Family toward a future that is bright and even more impactful, we want to hear from you!
Click here for more information on how to join our Board of Directors
The National Child Care Plan is here, and joining Today’s Family to be a part of it is as easy as 1-2-3!
Click here for more information on joining the plan by becoming a licensed home child care provider.
At Today’s Family, every child has a sense of belonging when he or she is connected to others and contributes to their world. Our programs cultivate authentic, caring relationships and connections to create a sense of belonging among and between children, adults, and the world around them.
Here, every child is developing a sense of self, health, and well-being. Our programs nurture children’s healthy development and support their growing sense of self.
At Today’s Family, every child is an active and engaged learner who explores the world with body, mind, and senses. Our programs provide environments and experiences to engage children in active, creative, and meaningful exploration, play, and inquiry.
Here, every child is a capable communicator who expresses himself or herself in many ways. Our programs foster communication and expression in all forms.
1. We will focus on financial strength and stability
2. We will invest in our people
3. We will embrace and embed a commitment to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in our culture and our practices
4. We will promote Today’s Family collaborative model to lead early learning and child care system development
It’s a historic time for children and families. The Ontario government has signed on to the National Child Care Plan. What does this mean for you and your family? Improved affordability Improved access to licensed child care Sustainability of high-quality care Further investment in creating inclusive licensed child care spaces for children and families…Read More
Dear Today’s Family’s Community Partners, Following an extensive search and consultation with stakeholders and our community, the Board of Directors of Today’s Family is very pleased to announce the appointment of Brenda Ferguson as our new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective June 1, 2022. At a time when passion, commitment, leadership, advocacy and drive is…Read More
The National Child Care Plan is here, and there has never been a better time to become a Licensed Home Child Care Provider. We value you! Today’s Family is looking for caring home child care providers in Hamilton, Halton, Haldimand-Norfolk and Oxford County to support families looking for quality home child care programs. We are…Read More
Registration for our March Break Camp program are now open on a first-come, first-served basis! With locations across Hamilton, Halton, and Haldimand Norfolk, we would be excited to have you no matter where you are! Interested in registering? Follow these steps: If you child is currently registered in programming with Today’s Family, you will…Read More
This 12-month fractional and transitional leadership contract will support Today’s Family, grow and develop high-quality early years programs and services. Be part of the leadership team to help navigate, grow and develop high-quality early years programs and services at Today’s Family. You Are: – A Chartered Professional Accountant – Experienced in not-for-profit Governance Level Reporting…Read More
Crystal is one of our long-time, talented and caring licensed home child care providers in the Crown Point neighbourhood of East Hamilton. She is a giver by nature and wants what’s best for children. In 2021, Crystal celebrated twenty years with Today’s Family, having provided licensed child care out of her home for over 200…Read More
This year, Today’s Family had partnered with Community Fridges Hamilton to open Hamilton’s very first community fridge in the Gilkson neighbourhood (located at our Greendale site). The fridge belongs to the community and is accessible 24/7, offering a place to donate or access fresh food and non-perishable items. It serves to decrease food insecurity in…Read More
Our annual report provides an opportunity for us reflect on the year in question. This year, again, was like no other. If we’ve learned anything over the past twelve months, it is that a strong and relevant Mission, Vision and set of Guiding Principles and the right people are essential to guide us in the…Read More
Last night, Today’s Family was proud to present our 2021 Annual Report at our Report to the Community meeting. Today, we are making Quilts of Care available to all! Quilts of Care is available in both “print” (PDF) and digital formats on our new Neighbourhoods mini-site. Please click here to be taken to the Today’s…Read More
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