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.
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We’ve been helping today’s families here for over 30 yearsMore Info
Our many programs offer lots of colour and diversityMore Info
Our enrolment is growing faster than sunflowersMore Info
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 invest in our most precious asset: Our People
2. We will renew our focus on our Culture and Values
3. Our Creativity and Passion for Excellence will be the foundation of our future success
4. We will capitalize on Opportunities in our communities
5. Succession Planning will provide opportunities and effective leadership for many years to come
When it comes to yummy side dishes that kids love to eat, nothing – and we mean nothing – is as easy to make as our couscous. This simple recipe requires three ingredients: couscous, hot water, and green onion. Believe it or not, that’s it! Children love our couscous because it has a fun texture…Read More
Today’s Family is looking for full-time and part-time educators. Are you innovative, collaborative, accountable, and caring? Are you passionate about creating a sense of belonging, promoting well-being, engagement and fostering expression to enrich the lives of children? If this describes you, we want you as part of our team! Today’s Family Early Learning and…Read More
At Today’s Family, we believe in the importance of outdoor play. This is true in all of our programs: from the summer camps and EarlyON programs that are running right now, to our centre-based and Licensed Home Child Care programs. Today, we are taking a field trip to see how regular outdoor excursions at one Licensed Home Child Care location turned into an incredible learning project.Read More
Is there a more divisive fruit than pineapple? It’s been a controversial pizza topping for decades, but here at Today’s Family, we love the vitamin-c loaded tropical fruit, especially as part of our yummy Hawaiian Chicken Wraps. Start with a flavourful mayo-based sauce, with chili powder, onion powder, garlic powder, pepper, and sugar, then stick…Read More
Amanda is a Home Visitor with Today’s Family that decided to open her home as a Licensed Home Provider during the second provincial shutdown. Currently, she has six school-age children in care and is enjoying her time in her new adventure with Today’s Family. Amanda is an RECE who brings her passion and skills into…Read More
There’s an old saying that goes: intelligence is knowing that a tomato is a fruit; wisdom is knowing not to put one in a fruit salad. While finding a chunk of tomato in with your grapes, melons, and berries isn’t very fun, the opposite – putting fruit in with your leafy greens – is a…Read More
It’s almost that time of year, where school is out, the sun is shining, and children are all ready to explore the great outdoors. Yes, it’s almost time for our Summer Camp program to return! This year, Today’s Family is announcing a one-of-a-kind Backyard Camp experience at specific sites in Hamilton, Halton, Haldimand and Norfolk…Read More
Home we’ll go. Our programs at Collegiate have been temporarily running at R.L Hyslop as the school has been under construction since 2019. As soon as we heard that our space was going to be ready for this upcoming Fall, we couldn’t wait to tell you about it! During our time away, Today’s Family has…Read More
Let’s talk about beans! More than just the musical fruit, beans are high in protein and fiber while being low in carbs and fat, which makes them the ideal base for a healthy, tasty dip like this one! We mix together black beans, red onions, garlic, green onions, and Roma tomatoes and toss with salt,…Read More
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