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 years

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Our many programs offer lots of colour and diversity

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Our enrolment is growing faster than sunflowers

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Ontario’s Pedagogy for the Early Years has been practiced here for over 30 years


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.

Today’s Family is Embracing the Future!

Here are five ways Today’s Family will Embrace the Future by the year 2020

Our People

1. We will invest in our most precious asset: Our People

Culture and Values

2. We will renew our focus on our Culture and Values

Creativity and Passion for Excellence

3. Our Creativity and Passion for Excellence will be the foundation of our future success

Opportunities in our communities

4. We will capitalize on Opportunities in our communities

Succession Planning

5. Succession Planning will provide opportunities and effective leadership for many years to come







Early Learning and Child Care Centres


Licensed Home Child Care


Before and After School Programs


Winter Day Camps


March Break Camps


Summer Day Camps


EarlyON Child and Family Centres


Work and Family Connections




Take Your Kid to Work Day

Kieran was just six years old when he last walked through the doors of our Greendale Childcare Centre. That was almost eight years ago, though. Today, a teenaged Kieran came back to visit, but not to participate in the suite of programs offered by Today’s Family. Today was Take Your Child to Work Day, and…

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Visit an EarlyON Child and Family Centre

We know that this time of year is an incredibly busy one for most of our families, no matter your traditions or practices, so we’ll keep today’s blog post short! Today, we want to talk about our EarlyON Child and Family Centre programs. Today’s Family is proud to help facilitate several EarlyON Child and Family…

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Happy New Year, from Today’s Family

On behalf of every member of the Today’s Family family, we would like to wish you a very happy new year! 2020 is already shaping up to be an amazing year. It is not often that you get to ring in not only a new year, but a whole new decade! We’re sure you have…

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Washing the Dishes – A Story about Watching

Here on the Today’s Family Blog, we’ve been sharing some of our favourite little stories in preparation to say goodbye to the month, the year, and the decade all at once! Tomorrow is the very last day of the 2010’s, but we’re not going to let that deter us from our course. Today’s story is…

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Order’s Up – A Story about Play

Happy December, readers! All month, we’ve been sharing little stories that together tell a big story about our Today’s Family programs. Today, we have another story to share, one about important childhood development. At Today’s Family, we offer child care programs for all children, from the time they are infants to when they grow up…

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A Galaxy Close, Close to Home – A Story about Discovery

With December comes the end of another successful year at Today’s Family. There have been many incredible moments in each and every one of our programs this year, and so we want to close out the year with some of our favourite small stories from the past 365 days. If you happen to have slightly…

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Castles and Cake – A Story About Teamwork

Happy December, readers! As we prepare to bid farewell to 2019, we want to look back at some little stories from our centres that mean a lot. Today, we want to start with a story about creativity and teamwork. Fostering creativity is an incredibly important part of Early Childhood Development. Children, especially young children, are…

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Home Child Care

Over the past two weeks, we’ve been talking about the Today’s Family Licensed Home Child Care Program, why licensing matters, and how to become a Licensed Home Child Care Provider through Today’s Family. Today, we want to revisit Licensed Home Child Care, and talk about why you might want to explore a career in Licensed…

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There’s still time to register at Winter Camp 2019-20

When we talked about our Winter Camps earlier in the month, it was to let you know that registration had just opened. Well, it’s been a few weeks, and the available slots are starting to dwindle faster than the hours of sunshine every day. REGISTRATION IS STILL OPEN FOR 2019-20 WINTER DAY CAMP SESSIONS! This…

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Contact Us

The central office for Today’s Family
is located at:
44 Greendale Drive
Hamilton, Ontario
L9C 5Z4

Hamilton: 905 574 9344
Halton: 289 288 0059
Haldimand and Norfolk: 1 844 574 9344
Fax: 905-574-2684

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