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Apply for a Child Care Service Management Agreement

​Halton Region provides funding to licensed child care operators to support a stable child care system. Follow these steps to apply for a Child Care Service Management Agreement with Halton.

Halton Region provides various types of funding to licensed child care operators to support access to a high quality, affordable child care system in Halton. Halton Region has a responsibility to use public funds effectively. For this reason, we reserve the right to:

  • Accept or refuse any application
  • Require further information to process your application
  • Check references
  • Take into consideration your performance under any previous agreements with the Region

Follow the instructions below to complete the application process. Upon completion of the prerequisites, follow the steps for Completing Your Application.

Step 1

Complete the prerequisites.

1) Submit a letter of intent - Include program name and contact information (program must be in operation for one year from date of clear license).

2) Contact the individuals below to complete the following:


Your Requirement



Attend Orientation session

Enrol and participate

Supervisor, Quality and Community Development


ext. 2527

Quality First- In Good Standing

Enrol and maintain status

THRC Manager, Quality Early Learning and Child Care Services


ext. 245

Memorandum of Understanding for Inclusion

Review and sign

Developmental Services Supervisor

Step 2

Completing Your Application

Print Your Application (PDF file)

Included on your application:

  • Official name of your program, as well as a clear imprint of your official seal if available
  • Centre name(s), full address and phone numbers for each location
  • Indicate non-profit or commercial operations
  • Names and positions of all signing officers
  • Evacuation location for each location - submit completed form [hyperlink to PDF file attached below]

Note: You must advise Halton Region of any changes on your Board of Directors and/or signing officers as they occur.

Include with your application:

  • Fee schedule given to parents - provide a copy on letterhead, broken down into a daily rate.
  • Verification of financial viability- a financial budget to indicate monthly expense and revenues. Proof of 3-6 months surplus funds in order to demonstrate financial stability.
  • Rate Request Application form - complete once web address received by email. Required annually.


Questions? Call us at 905-825-6000, extension 2503.

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