Good child care promotes a child’s full development through a happy and safe environment, nutritious food and lots of opportunities for active learning and play with a culturally appropriate program.
It can also help a child develop confidence, creativity, co-ordination, problem-solving skills and healthy relationships with other children.
Most important, it has caring adults who relate well to children and who are concerned about the well-being of children.
Most parents are confused and uncertain when it comes to choosing child care. Finding high quality, convenient and affordable care is an ever-present concern.
There are a number of options to choose from.
Child Care Centres
Family Day Homes
When you're choosing child care for your child, look at your options and call around. Visit a number of homes or centres to see what they are like. A list of licensed facilities is available from Child Care Services Unit.
Location: 9010 Quartz Road
Toll free (in Yukon): 1-800-661-0408 ext. 3492