Information Sessions.

Become a licensed home child care business. We’ll help you get your business started, help match families to your home, handle registration and payments, and step in as backup for when you need someone to cover you for personal appointments.

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YMCA Information Session

Date: Wednesday, 24 January 2024

Location: Virtual

Are you currently an unlicensed home provider, looking to start up your own business or have a child in unlicensed child care?

Join the YMCA of Northeastern Ontario on January 24 at 12:00pm or 6:30pm on Zoom for a Virtual Information Session! Registration is required at

Learn about all the amazing benefits you receive when joining the Y Home Child Care Program as a provider, what licensed child care means and enter to win a YMCA Prize!

Our team has over 23 years of experience in supporting both providers and with helping families access high quality care. We are ready to answer any questions you may have.

Learn how you can:

  • immediately become a $10-a-day provider without losing any money
  • get paid twice monthly with no tax deductions
  • be eligible for up to $20/day wage enhancement grant
  • have free ongoing 24/7 dedicated support from the Y
  • free access to new or well-maintained equipment to improve your
  • space through our Lending Program
  • free YMCA Family Membership for your entire family
  • and SO much more

You can depend on the YMCA.

For over 50 years, we’ve provided children and families with high-quality child care for families in our communities. The YMCA is a non-profit charitable organization providing opportunities to grow in spirit, mind and body.

Discover what the YMCA stands for.

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