A guide to preschool, centre-based, & in-home childcare options in Prince Edward County. Please note that some of these options may be paused or adapted during the Covid-19 pandemic. Please follow the links for up-to-date information.
The HUB Child & Family Centre offers a preschool program for kids aged 2-5 years at 2 locations: Prince Edward Collegiate Institute (PECI) in Picton and C.M.L Snider School in Wellington. It runs 2 ½ days a week during the school year.
- Hours – PECI – 8:30-11:00 / C.M.L Snider – 9:30-12
- Cost – $150/month
Full or Part-time Centre-Based Care
The HUB offers centre-based childcare for infants, toddlers, and preschool-aged children at its Picton centre and Massassauga-Rednersville Public School.
- Hours – Picton – Full-day 7:00-5:30, Half-day 7:00-12:00 or 12:00-5:00 / Massassauga-Rednersville – Full-day 7:30-5:30, Half-day 7:30-12:00 or 12:00-5:00
- Cost – Please visit the Hub site for detailed cost information.
The Hub Child & Family Centre monitors several licensed in-home child care programs throughout Prince Edward County. Please visit this section of the Hub website for detailed information on locations, hours, and costs.
That Blue Barn offers “farm/forest/art”-themed programs for school-aged children. Please follow their Facebook / Instagram pages to stay up-to-date on their offerings.
To determine eligibility and apply for the Childcare Fee Subsidy, please visit this site.
Babysitters and nannies
Some helpful sites for finding babysitters and nannies in Prince Edward County:
- Canadian Nanny
- Top Nanny
- Nanny Services
- Babysitters, daycare providers, and more for Prince Edward County Facebook group
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