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A Parents Guide to Child Care in Ontario

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Child Care in Ontario

A guide for Licensed vs Unlicensed care.
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More Child Care, More Choice

Providing Free Preschool Child Care for Children Aged 2.5 to Kindergarten.

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Corporate Statements

Mission Statement

Lambton Rural Child Care is a respected leader in providing consistent, high-quality and flexible licensed care to children while offering support to parents and providers in various home, school and center-based programs.

Vision Statement

 Lambton Rural Child Care (LRCC) continues to be a well-respected leader in providing consistent high quality, flexible, licensed care to children while offering support to parents and providers in various home, school and center-based programs.

Children can be socially interactive in an environment that fosters learning. Parents are content knowing that their children are receiving quality care and learning opportunities are available for their children.

The Agency uses available resources, programs are financially self-supporting and staffed with qualified employees who will view LRCC as a great place to work. External partners view LRCC as an agency that works with them to ensure that programs offered are successful.

A dedicated, Board of Directors provides overview, guidance and policy direction to a management team that consistently operates the agency in an efficient and effective manner.  LRCC values its ability to balance its operating budgets while providing a reserve for future stability and sustainability.

Lambton Rural Child Care continues to be seen as a leader in child care and parental support.

Corporation Goals

To work towards establishing an enhanced child care services within the communities of southwestern Ontario.  To support and strengthen all parents through the provision of quality child care programs and parental education resources.

To establish a flexible child care network to assist families in resolving their child care needs.

To act as an agency to link persons who act as childcare givers with parents seeking childcare for their children.

To support and strengthen all parents through the provision of quality childcare programs and parental education resources.

To offer all types of programs that are needed throughout Lambton and Kent counties, such as Home Child Care Programs, School Age Program Before and After School Programs, as well as centre-based programs offering care from infancy to 13 years of age.

Program Statement

Lambton Rural Child Care views all children as competent, capable, curious and rich in potential. Each child can help guide us in their learning. We value and respect children and believe that their theories and ideas are an important source of learning. To enhance these beliefs LRCC has adopted the “How Does Learning Happen?” Ontario’s Pedagogy for the Early Years document as our professional learning resource.

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