CARING

INNOVATIVE

COLLABORATIVE

ACCOUNTABLE

INCLUSIVE

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.

 

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.

Hamilton

We’ve been helping today’s families here for over 30 years

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Halton

Our many programs offer lots of colour and diversity

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Haldimand-Norfolk

Our enrolment is growing faster than sunflowers.

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Oxford County

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HOW DOES LEARNING HAPPEN?

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

BELONGING

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.

WELL-BEING

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.

ENGAGEMENT

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.

EXPRESSION

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 has a plan

Our People

1. We will focus on financial strength and stability

Culture and Values

2. We will invest in our people

Creativity and Passion for Excellence

3. We will embrace and embed a commitment to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in our culture and our practices

Opportunities in our communities

4. We will promote Today’s Family collaborative model to lead early learning and child care system development

 

Children

Families

Educators and Providers

Neighbourhoods

Regions

OUR PROGRAMS

OUR VERY BEST TO YOU EVERY DAY

Early Learning and Child Care Centres

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Licensed Home Child Care

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Before and After School Programs

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Winter Day Camps

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March Break Camps

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Summer Day Camps

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EarlyON Child and Family Centres

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Work and Family Connections

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OUR NEWS

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The National Child Care Plan is Here! What does this mean for your family?

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…

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Today’s Family’s Next CEO

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…

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The National Child Care Plan is Here! Become a Licensed Home Child Care Provider with Today’s Family

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…

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Sign up for March Break Camp now!

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…

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Today’s Family is looking for a transitional Chief Financial Officer to help us soar!

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…

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Quilts of Care: A Partner in Caring

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…

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Quilts of Care: Gilkson kids get stuff done

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…

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A Message from our CEO and Chair of the Board

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…

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Presenting: Quilts of Care! Today’s Family’s 2021 Annual Report

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…

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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
E-mail: [email protected]

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Helping children every step of the way

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