Frequently Asked Questions

  1. What age groups to you provide service for?
  2. What are your fees?
  3. Do you accept families on Fee Assistance?
  4. What are your hours of operation?
  5. What do you offer for School Aged Children in the summer and other school holidays?
  6. Are tax receipts provided?
  7. Are you licensed?
  8. What is the philosophy of The Village?
  9. What curriculum is followed by The Village Programs? Does it compliment the curriculum of the school boards?
  10. Are meals and snacks provided?
  11. What if my child has a food restriction or allergy?
  12. Are your programs peanut free?
  13. Who do I call to sign up for a B&A Program?
  14. What do the children do at the B&A Programs?

What age groups to you provide service for?

  • McGivney Early Learning Centre has programs for Infants, Toddlers and Preschool children in the ages of 6 months to 5 years of age.
  • St Joseph Children’s Program has a Kindergarten and School Age Program for children up to 12 year of age.
  • Sir Richard W. Scott has a School Age Program for children up to 12.
  • St Justin Martyr has a School Age Program for children up to 12.
  • St Julia Billiart has a School Age program for children up to 12.
  • Kateri Tekakwitha has a School Age Program for children up to 12.
  • The Village Camp has programs for children 4 to 12 years of age.

What are your fees?

For the current fees click here.

Do you accept families on Fee Assistance?

All of our programs are able to offer spaces to children whose family may be on fee assistance through the Region of York. To apply for Fee Assistance families can call 1-888-703-KIDS (5437)

What are your hours of operation?

All of our programs open at 7:00 a.m. and close at 6:00 p.m. Our School Age Programs operate in the morning until there is a teacher from the school on duty and open in the afternoon once the afternoon bell of the school rings.

What do you offer for School Aged Children in the summer and other school holidays?

During school holidays during the school year camps are provided at various locations. Field trips usually occur on these days and are included in the fee.

The Village SUMMER Camp operates out of St Joseph Children’s Programs all summer! Click here to see our summer camp flyer.

Are tax receipts provided?

Yes, receipts from The Village Children’s Programs are issued in February each year for the previous year and can be used by parents and guardians for tax purposes.

Are you licensed?

Yes, all programs operated by The Village Children’s Programs are fully licensed by The Ministry of Children and Youth under the Ontario Day Nurseries Act.

What is the philosophy of The Village?

Click here to read The Village philosophy.

What curriculum is followed by The Village Programs? Does it compliment the curriculum of the school boards?

Click here to read about The Village curriculum.

Are meals and snacks provided?

All of our meals and snacks are catered to our programs by Food For Tots Caterers for children.

What if my child has a food restriction or allergy?

If your child is not able to have food that is on the menu then an alternate will be made available for them.

Are your programs peanut free?

All of the programs operated by The Village are very aware of peanut and other allergies and work hard to ensure a safe and comfortable environment for all children.

Who do I call to sign up for a B&A Program?

Click here to find the program you are interested in and contact the program directly.

What do the children do at the B&A Programs?

Children at the B&A programs participate in many fun, stimulating and educational activities. The children engage in such things as: sports activities, homework club, cooking club, and arts and crafts.